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  • Appeals Court Holds Indiana Malpractice Lawsuit is Time-Barred
    Appeals Court Holds Indiana Malpractice Lawsuit is Time-Barred

    The Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled that a patient’s medical malpractice lawsuit was time-barred. In Anonymous Physician v. Rogers , a man sought treatment from his urologist for blood in his ...

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  • Healthcare Mistakes Still Causing Infections
    Healthcare Mistakes Still Causing Infections

    Despite efforts to control and reduce rates of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), too many people in the United States continue to suffer preventable infectious injury each year. According to ...

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  • New Database: Your FDA
    New Database: Your FDA

    In order to make important government health data available to consumers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched a new initiative in June of this year. OpenFDA offers not only ...

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  • FDA Discourages Use of Common Laparoscopic Surgery Method
    FDA Discourages Use of Common Laparoscopic Surgery Method

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) discourages the use of power morcellation for the treatment of uterine fibroids or as a means of hysterectomy. Uterine fibroids, called leiomyomata , are ...

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  • Settlement Filed in Meningitis Outbreak
    Settlement Filed in Meningitis Outbreak

    While victims of a meningitis outbreak may never regain full health, a recently filed financial settlement may provide some help. In September 2012, health agencies and physicians noticed an uptick in ...

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  • Understanding the Danger of Codeine for Children
    Understanding the Danger of Codeine for Children

    Although codeine is familiar to many consumers, it is not safe for pediatric patients. Earlier this year, a study published in the journal Pediatrics looked at prescribing patterns for the drug ...

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