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Reforming Tort-Reform

    Jessie Marie Geyer

I have been talking and educating the public, as best I can, about Tort-Reform=MICRA. It has been an uphill battle for me since Nov. 207 more words

Jessie Geyer

Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy

When a loved one’s death is caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another, or could have somehow been prevented, the pain is that much more difficult to deal with. 333 more words

SPMH News

Watching As He Wastes Away: How a Kentucky Prison Let a Mentally Ill Man Starve to Death

As I type this, a delectable, carbohydrate filled pretzel bagel from Servatti’s is busy baking in the convection oven of my favorite coffee shop. Within the next minute or so that bagel will be brought out to my table and I will promptly devour it, at which point the golden brown pretzely bits of bagel will be digested, broken down into glucose, and absorbed into my bloodstream to provide my body with the fuel it needs to function. 1,413 more words

Mental Health

Fosamax and Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (“ONJ”)

 The prescription drug Fosamax (alendronate sodium) is a medication which has been prescribed to hundreds of thousands of postmenopausal women to treat osteoporosis and help increase bone mass thereby reducing the chance of spinal or non-spinal fractures. 534 more words

Medical Malpractice

AndroGel and Stroke

According to its manufacturer, AbbVie, “AndroGel® (testosterone gel) 1% and 1.62% are controlled substances, available by prescription, used to treat adult males who have low or no testosterone.” The AndroGel website offers the following ten question yes-no quiz to see whether a man “should talk to” his “doctor about Low Testosterone:” 653 more words

Medical Malpractice

Pradaxa versus Coumadin

The prescription drug Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) is a medication which has been prescribed to hundreds of thousands of patients to thin their blood thereby reducing the risk of stroke and blood clots when they have certain underlying heart disease such as atrial fibrillation or heart valve problems, but not artificial heart valves. 729 more words

Medical Malpractice