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Research Suggests Reuse of Medical Tourniquets Spreads Bacteria

tourniquet bacteria
Tourniquets used in everyday medical care may contribute to cross-contamination between patients. While the idea of a tourniquet to most people brings to mind a...

FDA Warns Medical Industry of Surgical Staple Danger

surgical staples
The US Food and Drug Association (FDA) is alerting the healthcare industry about the danger of surgical staplers used for internal operative procedures. What Makes...

The Problems and Promise of Electronic Health Records

electronic records
Since a government mandate required American healthcare providers to transition to electronic medical records, paper medical charts are rapidly becoming extinct.  Has the move to...

Is Your Child in Sports?  First Helmet Ratings Published

sports head injury
The danger of brain injury from sports has become household news. In response, the Virginia Tech Helmet Lab recently released youth helmet ratings for the...

Maryland Pediatrician Facing 65 Charges of Sexual Assault and Abuse

Super Lawyers
Dr. Ernesto Torres of Frederick County, Maryland, has been indicted on 65 charges of sexual assault by a grand jury. Arrested earlier this month in...

Delayed Diagnosis of Diabetes During Pregnancy Increases Chances of Stillbirth

Diabetes During Pregnancy
Screening for diabetes during pregnancy could save the life of an unborn child. Diabetes is a condition where the body loses the ability to control...

Philip Federico, Founding Partner of Schochor, Federico, and Staton, P.A., Discusses Opioid Epidemic on i24 News

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Philip Federico, a founding and senior partner with the major Maryland law firm of Schochor, Federico, and Staton, P.A. explored the opioid epidemic with i24...

New Imaging Tracer Helps Detect Deadly Deep Vein Thrombosis

DVT Imaging Tracer
Blood clots are dangerous and can quickly become life-threatening.  A recent study suggests a new compound used in combination with a diagnostic scan increases the...

What Happens to Physicians Who Commit Malpractice? Sometimes, Not Much

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Though a large malpractice verdict or settlement against a physician may raise their professional liability insurance premium, it may not do much to deter medical...
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