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Neil Armstrong's family received $6M in secret settlement with hospital that treated him before death

The New York Times and the Cincinnati Enquirerreported on the secret settlement days after the 50th anniversary of Armstrong's walk on the moon. The newspapers learned of the wrongful death case from an anonymous person who sent unsolicited documents. Read more here.

How to Check Out a Doctor for Medical Malpractice

Checking a doctor's history of malpractice suits and disciplinary actions can help guide you in choosing a doctor. When you need difficult medical testing or treatment, you must choose your doctor wisely. You'll want to do some research about the doctor to be sure his credentials, experience, and abilities meet your needs.  Read more.

MEDICAL MISTAKES HARM MORE THAT 1 IN 10 PATIENTS. MANY ARE PREVENTABLE

While medical mistakes are no surprise to us at Webb & Taylor, LLC., in our opinion this information most likely only indicates a fraction of actual mistakes made as many go undocumented in the medical charts. Read Full Article Here

More Young Adults Getting Colorectal Cancer, Dying From It

Heather Blackburn-Beel was 38 years old when she died from colon cancer, an example of a troubling rise of the cancer's incidence in young adults. Heather's death is part of a concerning trend: More young adults are being diagnosed with this type of cancer, and more are dying from it. Read the full article here.

How to Talk to Your Doctors When They Don't Listen

A recent study found that 75% of doctors believed that they communicated satisfactorilywith those in their care. Only 21% of the people treated by those doctors said that theirtalks went well. Somewhere, there's a disconnect. That can be devastating. The more you and your doctor talk with each other -- really, really talk -- the better the chance you'll feel better. Read the full article Talking to Your Doctor_ How to Make Yourself Heard.pdf for tips on effective communication with your healthcare providers.

A Missed Opportunity for the Malpractice System to Improve Health Care - The New York Times

The American medical malpractice system is doing almost nothing to improve the quality of health care, research suggests. What may be more concerning is that there is very little discussion, much less action, on reform. Read more.

5 types of medical malpractice you need to know

Doctors might have to attend several years of medical school and go through countless hours of training before they can practice. But, this doesn't mean that they are immune from making mistakes. Doctors get tired. They work excessive amounts of hours in highly stressful situations. And all too often, they make mistakes that can change their patients' lives in unexpected and unwanted days. Sometimes, their mistakes result in injuries or even death.

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