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A delay in diagnosis of breast cancer can be serious

No one ever expects their doctor is going to tell them they have breast cancer. A cancer diagnosis strikes fear in a New City patient with all the uncertainties that surround it. But, there have been many advances in cancer treatment in recent years and those who are diagnosed early have a better chance of survival. Though, when a breast cancer diagnosis is delayed, it can negatively affect a patient.

Syracuse surgeon malpractice case puts spotlight on patient care

Many New City area residents will need to have surgery in their lifetime. Most of these surgeries are scheduled and common ones are orthopedic surgeries to replace aging knees and hips. A Syracuse surgeon was recently hit with a medical malpractice settlement of $2 million that shed some light on how orthopedic surgeries can go wrong.

Did Neil Armstrong actually die from medical malpractice?

There are many Americans who people consider heroes, both alive and dead. These people are often thought of as trailblazers in their own fields. With the recent 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, which put the first people on the moon, we were reminded of the bravery of these astronauts. It has come to light that one of the astronauts who was on this mission may have died as the result of a medical mishap.

Medical professionals most overworked and exhausted profession

New City area residents have to visit the doctor many times over their lifetime. They trust these medical professionals to accurately diagnose their condition and help them feel better. But these doctors are often overworked and exhausted which can make a serious medical error more likely to happen.

Types of anesthesia malpractice

Most New City area residents will have to undergo a medical procedure involving anesthesia during their life. Anesthesia is necessary for many medical procedures, including surgeries. Although most of the time when a patient is under general anesthesia everything goes as expected, occasionally a patient can suffer a traumatic brain injury because of a medical mistake.

Traumatic brain injuries caused by a car accident

Luckily most families in the New City area haven't had to deal with a serious car accident. Unfortunately, there are still several families who have had a loved one involved in a car accident that has serious injuries. Sometimes these injuries can result in a brain injury.

Was your child's cerebral palsy preventable?

When a New City area couple is expecting a child, they are often excited and thrilled with the new arrival. Parents-to-be spend months planning for their new arrival. They decorate a nursery, purchase baby clothes, shop for cribs, and spend hours planning the birth. But no matter how much a couple plans, things can still go wrong and a birth injury like cerebral palsy can occur.

Anoxia can be a serious condition that leads to death

Medical professionals are skilled in helping people work through their injuries and illnesses. Most of the time they are able to help their patients get better and manage their medical symptoms, but occasionally something goes wrong and results in medical negligence and brain injuries.

Failure to diagnose major medical problem can be deadly mistake

All of us at some point rely on the expertise of a medical provider. We need these physicians to take the time to understand our medical condition and treat it in a timely manner. Luckily, this is usually what occurs for New City area residents. But, occasionally a physician does not accurately diagnose a major medical problem and that can be a deadly mistake.

Fungus is a deadly problem at New York health care facilities

There are many people in the New City area who have spent time in a health care facility or have family members in a health care facility. These facilities exist in order to take care of people who need help. Whether it is a hospital, assisted living facility or nursing home, these facilities are important in our community. Families believe that their loved ones in these care facilities will be well taken care of and often this is the case. But, a serious fungus has emerged in New York care facilities that may lead to unexpected injuries.

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