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April 2017 Archives

Malpractice claims against federally qualified health centers

Federal funding of a healthcare clinic affects the amount of time to bring a medical malpractice lawsuit. In New York, there are more than 100 health centers that receive federal funds. Claims against the appropriate federal agency, not the clinic or the doctor, must be brought within two years.

Delay in sepsis diagnosis and treatment can be fatal

As a parent, it may be tough to identify when a child is simply whining or instead very ill. A young child may not have the right words to convey where it hurts. An older child's symptoms may mimic something benign, but could actually be very serious.

Does glyphosate, a main ingredient in Roundup, cause cancer?

To the many people who have developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after exposure to glyphosate, the answer is yes. This type of cancer that starts in the lymphatic system has been on the increase. The International Agency for Research on Cancer listed the main ingredient in Roundup a “probable carcinogen” two years ago after research supported a link with the cancer.