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  • Settlement Over Devices Similar to Zimmer Knee Implants Led to Doctor-Consulting Pay Cuts

    Washington, DC By Charles Benson: The largest manufacturers of products similar to Zimmer knee implants scaled back payments to orthopedic surgeons after settling a 2007 US lawsuit that charged these companies with providing kickbacks, according to a report by researchers, Bloomb...

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  • Are Diabetic Native Americans at Greater Risk for Actos Side Effects, too?

    Tempe, AZ: November is National Diabetes Month and according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA, www.diabetes.org), there are roughly 26 million Americans living with diabetesand another 79 million at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The numbers are startlingin fac...

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  • Public Citizen Takes Aim at Actos Side Effects

    Baltimore, MDByHeidi Turner:Public Citizen, the public affairs watchdog, is warning the public about the risk ofActos side effects. The organization is reportedly concerned about the link between Actos and bladder cancer, and the link between Actos and heart failure. Public Citiz...

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  • Stroke Victim Filing Yasmin/Yaz Lawsuit

    Banff, ABByJane Mundy:When Sabine learned thatYasminwas likely the cause of her stroke, she was somewhat relieved, thinking it won't happen again. But she is also determined to file a Yasmin/Yaz lawsuit. "I believe that I have a duty to women who are taking or considering taking ...

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  • Dry Cough Highlighted As One of the Side Effects of Lisinopril

    Washington, DC By Brafton: An interesting finding associated with the use of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors shows that the development of a dry cough could be one of the side effects of Lisinopril, according to Dynamic Chiropractic. Lisinopril is a commonly presc...

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  • Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Mounting...

    By Jane Mundy: Attorney Paul Miller of Will Davidson law firm in Toronto says that the first transvaginal mesh lawsuits have been filed in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. "When I first got involved with these cases, I had no idea about the amount of suffering and the destr...

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  • There is No Fine Line

    Medicine is an exact science, but in practice, often times human judgment and emergency situations can create a situation where there is no exact action stipulated by medical standards. It is assumed that, for any given situation, all doctors should react in more or less the same...

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  • How Does a Doctor Know the Accepted Medical Standard?

    Over the course of hundreds of years, medical professional have treated hundreds of thousands of patients for every different illness and injury imaginable. In all these cases, treatment, and it's effectiveness has been extensively documented. All of this knowledge is integrated ...

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  • Accepted Medical Standard of Care

    The accepted medical standard of care can be thought of as the sum of medical knowledge that has been accumulated over hundreds of years of medical and scientific study and discovery, and how that knowledge has become the tools with which doctors can treat patients and make them ...

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  • Death Toll Rises in Reno Plane Crash

    Reno, NVByHeidi Turner:The death toll in a Renoplane crashhas reportedly risen to nine, with more than 50 people injured, some of them seriously. Initial reports said that three people died in the plane accident, in which a plane involved in a race plunged into the spectator stan...

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