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Johns Hopkins University Study: Misdiagnosis the Most Harmful Medical Mistake

Johns Hopkins University Study: Misdiagnosis the Most Harmful Medical Mistake

Which of the following medical errors is the most costly and harmful?

    1. Surgical mistakes
    2. Medication errors
    3. Misdiagnosis
    4. Sanitation-infection

If you chose #3, then you have a pretty good handle on the medical malpractice situation in the United States...

Migraine Device ‘Cephaly’ Uses TENS to Reduce the Incidence of Migraine Headaches

Migraine Device ‘Cephaly’ Uses TENS to Reduce the Incidence of Migraine Headaches

It looks like something designed for Star Wars, a sleek forehead tiara with a jewel mounting in the middle. Actually, it’s meant to get rid of migraine headaches. The Cephaly, produced by Roxon (St. Leonard, Quebec Canada) uses an approach with a long name, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, shortened to TENS, which has a decade or two of history but at least up to now, limited success...

The Downside Of Treating Mental Illness Like A Physical Problem

The Downside Of Treating Mental Illness Like A Physical Problem

One of the most established arguments in the fight against mental health stigma is a biological one. Those struggling with mental illness deserve the same level of empathy as those struggling with physical illness, the narrative goes. To accomplish this, many highlight the underlying neurological and chemical explanations for their disorders.

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