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Mother-of-two, 29, dies of cervical cancer after doctors ‘took 10 MONTHS to diagnose her’

Mother-of-two, 29, dies of cervical cancer after doctors ‘took 10 MONTHS to diagnose her despite being told about her constant bleeding’ Josephine Suffolk, from Dover, died on May 18 less than a year after diagnosis  She said in December: ‘I feel like I have been so let down by my doctors’ The NHS lists abnormal bleeding… Read More »

Brigham and Women’s finds doctors sleep more when hours are cut

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone — including physicians. In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set a limit on first-year resident physician shifts of 16 or fewer continuous hours of work. This policy change was based primarily on the results of studies comparing outcomes for first-year residents who… Read More »

Doctors in Belgium recommend jail time for parents who raise kids on vegan diet

BRUSSELS — Doctors in Belgium have called for parents who raise their children as vegans to face possible prosecution after a number of deaths in schools, nurseries and hospitals. The Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium published a legal opinion Thursday that could influence future court judgments. The opinion said it was unethical to subject… Read More »