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When Life Comes Full Circle

08/10/2015
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Unless you have been a teacher, it might be hard to understand the beginning of this story, because when you are a high school teacher, kids fit into one of a few categories: The kids who are smart, work hard, are polite and respectful, turn in their homework, participate in […]

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Florida’s Pharmacies — Gatekeepers of Dangerous Prescription Drugs

08/4/2015
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Many Americans suffer from long term, chronic pain requiring intensive pain management.  Complex pain management is a recognized specialty, typically involving anesthesiologists trained in how to properly treat and manage chronic pain, including patients that require powerful narcotic medications.   The management involves detailed and thorough physical examinations, laboratory and radiologic […]

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Medicare Provides Valuable Information on Hospital Quality

07/10/2015
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If you seek medical care you definitely should read the patient reviews on Medicare’s Hospital Compare website . In April, Medicare added a feature that allows prospective patient’s to read ratings from patients of hospital stays based on patient’s assessments and compare 3 hospitals to each other at a time.  […]

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Medical Malpractice Damage Caps — A Balance of Justice

07/6/2015
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In a recent landmark decision for the citizens in the State of Florida, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals, the appellate court for Palm Beach, Broward, and the counties to their north, issued an opinion finding the application of noneconomic damage caps in medical malpractice cases unconstitutional. This ruling is […]

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Cases

07/2/2015
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Twenty years ago, if you injured your limb and developed a debilitating pain condition called reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), you would have likely been told that “it’s all in your head.” Instead of treating the pain, patients branded with the label RSD were believed to be crazy and were referred […]

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