Do You Know the Symptoms of Aortic Aneurysm…and Does Your Doctor?

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Aortic aneurysm leading to dissection is always a medical emergency, and a failure by medical personnel to recognize the condition cost a Utah man his life. On November 6, 2011, a 55-year old transit worker, Keith Wilcox, went to an urgent care facility complaining of chest and back pain. Diagnosed with constipation and discharged, Mr. … Continued

Here is News You Should Know About Hysterectomy—the FDA Just Updated Their Warning on Power Morcellators

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After their introduction in 1991, power morcellators quickly became the tool of choice for removal of uterine fibroids in women.  Although the device is still in use, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently reaffirmed its warning about an increased cancer risk associated with the devices. In 2013, 40-year old Dr. Amy Reed underwent … Continued

First, Do No Harm—Michigan State University Sued for Actions of Physician Larry Nassar

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In January 2018, 156 women gave testimony during the sentencing hearing of convicted sex offender and former physician at Michigan State University (MSU), Larry Nassar.  Now, 140 of these women have complained in federal court that, as his employer, MSU bears legal responsibility for their injuries. Although he still faces sentencing in another case, Larry … Continued