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Inconceivable is the memoir of a brief but tragic period of time in Carolyn and Sean Savage’s life. In February 2009, an unforgivable accident occurred and a fertility doctor transferred another woman’s embryos into Carolyn’s womb. 199 more words

Biography And Travel

1 in 5 Have Been Hit by a Medical Error

1 in 5 Have Been Hit By a Medical Error, Survey Shows


One-fifth of American adults have been at the receiving end of a medical error, a new survey finds. 240 more words

Health And Wellness

17-35 Segment 1: Diagnostic Mistakes


Medical errors are the third largest cause of death in the US, and mistakes in making diagnoses are the most frequent form of error. A noted expert discusses why mistakes happen, and what doctors and patients can do to make them less frequent. 83 more words

Radio Health Journal Podcasts

12 Steps For Medication Safety Prevent Complications and Repeat Hospital Stays

Larry came home from the hospital where he was treated for a lung infection. He spent 3 days in the hospital receiving IV antibiotics and recuperating from pneumonia. 1,271 more words

Family Care

Robin Cook Administers a New Nightmare with 'Charlatans' [REVIEW]

The master and creator of the medical thriller is back with a chilling new novel that once again makes readers take a closer look at anesthesia, hospitals, and the physicians who work there. 1,110 more words


The God in small things

Name the decisive war that Napoleon lost?

Most of us would answer Waterloo. In fact , Waterloo is almost a synonym for final comeuppance. The reality though is a little different. 501 more words