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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

Doctor commits malpractice
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...

Researchers Going “Back to Basics” to Try and Stop Preterm Birth

preterm birth
The “mechanics of pregnancy” hardly seems like a conversation starter.  But a collaboration between a mechanical engineer and an OB/GYN physician hopes to provide answers...

Overlapping Surgical Procedures May not be Best Bet for High Risk Patients

surgical staplers
The practice of scheduling surgeries to overlap could place some patients in danger. Many patients may not be aware that they share their surgical team...

New Study Shows How Brain Injury Could Trigger Epilepsy

traumatic brain injury
A new study examines an older conversation about whether hits to the head could trigger epilepsy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

The Fourth Trimester—Why Finding the Right Help is Important to New Moms

Diabetes During Pregnancy
Families rejoice when mom and baby come home.  For some mom’s, though, the next physical challenge is just beginning. New moms are usually exhausted, recovering...

Danger in the Dust: Study Finds WTC Responders Face Increased Risk of Cancer

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Rescue workers and volunteers at the World Trade Center ruins after 9/11 continue to suffer the consequences of their exposure to cancer-causing agents. The twin...

UV Light May Help Prevent Spread of infection in Surgical Settings

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New research suggests ultraviolet (UV) light may work to reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates...
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