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Research Uncovers Almost 400 Useless Health Procedures and Practices

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When we get sick or injured, we trust healthcare professionals to provide sound medical treatment and care that is based on firm science. What we...

The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Five Partners at Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.

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We are pleased to announce that five partners at Schochor, Federico and Staton are being recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2020. This is...

Botox Approved for Spasticity in Cerebral Palsy Patients

cerebral palsy patient
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Botox for the treatment of upper limb spasticity in pediatric patients between 2-17 years old. The approval...

The Question of Hormone Therapy: Does Your Physician Know Post-menopausal Hormone Therapy Could Increase Your Risk of a Serious Blood Clot?

blood clot risks
Since a landmark study suggested that the risks of hormone therapy outweigh the benefits, women—and their physicians—have wondered how to safely treat symptoms of menopause....

North Carolina Children’s Hospital Under Fire for Pediatric Fatalities

pediatric fatalities
Excellent medical care is the dream of every parent with a desperately ill child.  At North Carolina Children’s Hospital, medical care became a nightmare for...

If You Have Upcoming Rotator Cuff Surgery—Shoulder Steroid Shots Can Increase Infection Risk

rotator cuff surgery
New research confirms what some studies have suggested—that steroid injections timed within a month of rotator cuff surgery could increase risk of infection for patients....

To Protect Women’s Health, FDA Orders Remaining Transvaginal Mesh Products off the Market

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Responding to safety concerns, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently banned manufacturers from selling surgical mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP)....

No Concussion? Serious Brain Injury Can Still Result

brain injury
If your child, family member, or partner suffers a blow to the head but they have no concussion symptoms—did they get off lucky?  A study...

Does your Doctor Know What’s in that Pill? For Some, “Inactive” Ingredients Cause Adverse Effects

prescription drugs inactive ingredients
A recent study found that even inactive ingredients in prescription or over-the-counter medications may have unpleasant or serious side effects. Published in Science Translational Medicine,...
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