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Epidural Steroid Injections Under Scrutiny

FDA warns against rare but serious pain management complications.

Published: April 30, 2014

Patient Says He Was Defamed During Colonoscopy

His phone reportedly recorded docs' abusive banter.

Published: April 25, 2014

1 in 10 Healthcare Workers Abuse Drugs

Undetected or untreated, impaired providers put patients at risk.

Published: April 16, 2014

Was TV News Report About Surgeon Libelous?

Neurosurgeon says 'misleading' story drove patients away.

Published: April 11, 2014

Doc Accused of Slapping Sedated Patients So Hard He'd Sometimes Leave Red Marks

Doc claims he was testing adequacy of anesthetic; hospital faces sanctions for allegedly ignoring complaints. UPDATE: No criminal charges to be filed against surgeon

Published: April 10, 2014

FDA Approves Upgraded Surgical Robot

Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci Xi expands access and applications.

Published: April 3, 2014

Another Reason Why You Should Ban Smart Phones From the OR

Patient dies during case in which the anesthesiologist admitted texting and e-mailing.

Published: April 3, 2014

Transition to ICD-10 Delayed Again

The new coding system got caught up in political wrangling on Capitol Hill.

Published: April 1, 2014

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