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Wayne Parsons

H. R. 1215 promotes unsafe medicine

  The Bill is H. R. 1215 – and Rep. Steve King (R – IA)) gave it the title “Protecting Access to Health Care Act of 2017″. For starters it is interesting to note that at the same time H. […]

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700 deaths per day: medical malpractice third leading cause of death in US

Could it be true that avoidable medical errors by doctors and hospitals are the third leading cause of death in the US? According to a story written by Ariana Eunjung Cha on May 3 for the Washington Post, entitled “Researchers: […]

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Blood Thinners Like Xarelto® (rivaroxaban) Linked To Uncontrollable Bleeding and Blood Clots

Hawai’i Residents routinely hear the commercials on television warning about the dangers of side effects from use of prescription medications. Every prescription drug has some adverse side effect and drug manufacturers usually set up prescription criteria and testing to make […]

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WARNING: 200,000 deaths from medical mistakes each year

Scientific American, one of the country’s most prestigious scientific publications dropped a bombshell in it’s recent article “How Many Die from Medical Mistakes in U.S. Hospitals?” The author, Marshall Allen, drops the bombshell in the first paragraphs: It seems that every […]

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A baby with movement problems could be suffering from cerebral palsy

A baby who suffers from cerebral palsy may have been injured before birth but not be diagnosed with the condition until long after birth. That means that many parents are unaware of their keiki’s problem until long after it occurs, […]

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Patient Safety at Hawaii Hospitals

Any type of surgery can be scary. But would you feel better or worse about your impending surgery if you knew how the hospital ranked in terms of patient safety? For some this very question may…

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What is the downside of declining hormone therapy"

In a recent study it has been observed that lower rates of hormone therapy have resulted in doctors decreasing mammograms:

A study published online in the American Cancer Society journal Cancer…

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Texas medical injuries mount as malpractice laws protect negligent doctors and hospitals.

Today I report the sad saga of Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
As reported by Jamie Stengle of the Associated Press in Forbes, Feds: Parkland conditions a ‘threat’ to patients a Texas…

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How to file a medical malpractice claim in Hawaii

Each state has different laws and rules concerning medical negligence claims. Here is what you need to know about filing a claim in Hawaii.
First the claim must be filed with the Medical Claim…

Wayne Parsons

Does Texas medical malpractice “reform” attract bad doctors?

Texas has always been a state the identifies with outlaws and cowboys. Well in 2011 that reputation has taken an ugly turn.
Texas has passed laws that make it nearly impossible to sue doctors and…