A doctor removes the wrong kidney. The punishment varies wildly depending not only the state but upon unmentioned intangibles that exemplify the limitations of throwing together a group of peers who neither have enough legal experience nor follow their own science training to make “common sense” decisions.
After being trapped under the rubble of her house in Port-au-Prince for 2 days, an 11 year old girl died within 24 hours of being rescued. The only injuries mentioned were to her right leg and shoulder. Why did she die and so suddenly after being rescued?
You hear it after every natural disaster that causes large loss of life and the massive earthquake in Haiti this week has been no exception: Dead bodies spread disease. Well, no, not exactly. The short answer is that corpses are not an infection risk for diseases they didn’t already have.
MIT economist Jonathan Gruber and the Obama Administration are pushing Congress to include a massive tax on so-called “Cadillac” health care insurance plans under the theory that these expensive insurance products are causing high health care costs.The problem is that this theory is an unproven fantasy that Dr. Gruber was paid by the Obama Administration support.
Treatment with cholesterol lowering drugs is well proven to reduce the risk of a cardiovascular event (i.e. heart attack or stroke) in patients with elevated cholesterol but no prior history