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Rockwell Firefighter Injured in SUV Accident

September 27, 2012

A Rockwell Rural firefighter en route September 26 to a car crash on Fisher Road was ejected from his SUV when the tread on his rear tire was torn apart and the vehicle overturned. Trying to keep control of his Ford Explorer, Josh Jacobs, 30, was catapulted from the vehicle when it flipped, according to […]

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Answer to Case Could Reshape Medicaid Laws in North Carolina

January 11, 2013

The answer to a case, which is expected in June, will help shape how North Carolina and other states reclaim Medicaid funds that are spent on patient care. Currently, in North Carolina, the state can legally claim one-third of a medical malpractice settlement or judgment awarded to a Medicaid patient. However, those in opposition claim […]

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Authorities Investigate Fatal NC Car Accident

January 15, 2013

Authorities in Durham are investigating the cause of a fatal car accident that killed one woman and injured three others. The accident occurred Wednesday, Jan. 9 just before 9 a.m. According to a report by ABC Local, a white sedan lost control and hit a Jeep that was traveling southbound on Guess Road near Milton […]

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Driver Who Hit Cyclist in Durham Turns Himself In

January 18, 2013

Charged with felony hit and run with injury, a Durham driver turned himself in to police after initially fleeing the scene of the accident Jan 14. Kirk Brown, of Ridge Road in Durham, told ABC11 he didn’t know he had hit anyone. The injured was Steve Saltzman, a bicyclist who was riding about 7 a.m., […]

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Report Shows Surgeons Making Too Many Preventable Mistakes

January 30, 2013

Surgical mistakes that doctors should never make because they are preventable happen a minimum of 4,000 times a year, according to Johns Hopkins researchers. Such events can include forgetting a sponge, towel or other foreign object inside the patient’s body after surgery. This type of mistake was found by the researchers to occur at least […]

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Two Young Children with Special Needs Left Behind on Wake County Buses

February 8, 2013

After more than an hour’s wait on an empty school bus, a six-year-old with epilepsy and a sensory disorder was finally discovered on Wednesday, Feb. 6, ABC-11 reported Thursday. J.D. Baynon’s mother told the news station that after finally returning home he suffered a grand mal seizure, probably because of the stress the incident caused, […]

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N.C. House Committee Considers Tightening Tanning Salon Rules for Teens

February 19, 2013

A committee in the State House of Representatives in North Carolina is considering whether to prohibit persons younger than 18 years from using tanning salons. A dermatologist spoke on the topic Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 19, to legislators. Currently, children younger than 13 in North Carolina need written prescriptions from their doctors to use tanning salon […]

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FDA Stops Amgen Clinical Trial in Children after Child Death

February 28, 2013

After the death of a young patient participating in a pediatric clinical trial, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shut down the study Feb. 26. Produced by Amgen, the drug Sensipar was being tested in a new trial to evaluate its safety and efficacy in children. It is approved for use in adults. The […]

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NC Trucking Accident Case Highlights Issue of Driver Fatigue

March 11, 2013

A recent case involving a fatal trucking accident in North Carolina brings up the issue of truck driver’s and fatigue. The case involves a Wisconsin truck driver who pleaded guilty to crashing his tractor-trailer into a line of stopped traffic on a North Carolina interstate. Five people were killed in the crash. On Friday, truck […]

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Missed Diagnosis of Breast Cancer is the Top Mistake among Radiologists

December 28, 2012

According to a new study published in the journal Radiology, a missed diagnosis of breast cancer is the leading reason for medical malpractice lawsuits filed against radiologists in the U.S. Researchers from the New Jersey Medical School evaluated the malpractice histories of more than 8,200 radiologists who were all credentialed members of One Call Medical. […]

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