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Pharmacy Owners May Feel the Heat in Actos Lawsuits
Pharmacy Owners May Feel the Heat in Actos Lawsuits Actos lawsuits are starting to go to trial and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the maker of Actos, isn't...
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Doctor Charged after Giving Liposuction to Transplant Recipient
A Manhattan doctor was charged with manslaughter and falsification of records after a liposuction patient went into cardiac arrest in his office where he performed...
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Jury Awards Highest Verdict Ever against State of Connecticut
Jurors in Bridgeport Superior Court awarded $25 million March 12 to a restaurant owner who was hit and severely injured by a state trooper going...
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FDA Warns of Serious Injury Linked to Stryker Medical Devices
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Safety Communication March 15, 2013, for two products made by Stryker Instruments medical technology company —...
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State Fines Doctor for Wrong Eye Surgery
The Connecticut Medical Examining Board fined a Stamford ophthalmologist $4,500 on Feb. 19 for operating on the wrong eye of a patient with glaucoma. Dr....
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Doctors’ Workloads Too Heavy to be Safe, Says Survey
A group of scientists at Johns Hopkins University has conducted a survey showing that the workloads of almost half of U.S. doctors are too heavy...
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Connecticut Hospitals Rate Second from Bottom in Nation
Based upon two measures of quality of care in the nation's hospitals, those in Connecticut were ranked second to last. The ratings were determined by...
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Study Shows Doctors Make a High Number of Dangerous Mistakes
According to a new study, surgeons make a surprisingly large amount of dangerous and careless mistakes such as leaving a scalpel inside a patient during...
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CT Physician Discusses Medication Errors after Hospital Discharge
Hospital readmission rates and adverse drug reactions after a patient is discharged from the hospital are significant problems, according to Yale-New Haven physician researcher Dr....
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Connecticut Ranks Second In Medical Liability Payments
Connecticut rates number two among states in the country with the highest predicted medical liability payments in surgery cases performed by physicians or medical residents....
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