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30 Apr, 2019

Compassion SW Having Free Medical, Dental Clinic on May 18

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

Compassion Southwest (SW) is collaborating with the churches of Southwest Portland to offer free medical and dental services as part of a one-day health clinic at Wilson High School next month. The clinic takes place on Saturday, May 18 from 8:00 a.m.…

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08 May, 2017

Medical Malpractice is the 3rd Cause of Death in America

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

If medical error were considered a disease by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention it would be the third leading cause of death in America, falling behind only cancer and heart disease. The two doctors who published the article in the British…

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24 Dec, 2016

Laser Therapy Alternative to Drugs and Surgery for TBI

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

The development of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) for medical use, known today as photobiomodulation, began in 1967 as a therapy mainly for wound healing and pain relief. Since then its use has broadened to include diseases such as stroke, myocardial…

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12 Nov, 2016

When Paying Cash is Cheaper than Using Health Insurance

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

A yearly investigation by Minneapolis station KARE11, followed by two recently filed class-action lawsuits, found  that pharmacists must sign so-called “gag” clauses preventing them from disclosing lower prices than what patients with insurance were paying…

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24 Oct, 2016

Who is Responsible for Sudden Medical Emergencies?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

The thought of a car or truck crashing into your home while you sleep at night is horrifying, but while these things do happen, they don’t happen very often. Over 60 car-on-concrete accidents occur each day throughout the country, which isn’t much compared…

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16 Oct, 2016

Traumatic Brain Injury Detection Helps Students Succeed

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

Children with Unidentified TBI Miss Special Ed Services The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that more than 60,000 children and adolescents are hospitalized annually in the United States after sustaining moderate to severe brain injuries from…

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30 Oct, 2014

Three High School Football Players Die within a Week

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

In the words of one father, “No coaching technique can result in safety when the point of playing defense is to play with reckless abandon. The kids today call it blowing people up. The game is violent, and people get hurt in violent games.” Doctors…

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25 Mar, 2014

How to Obtain Your Medical Records

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

Injuries plague the majority of car accidents. Over 2 million people are injured each year after being involved in a collision. If you are suffering from an accident-related injury, it is vital that you prove to the insurance companies your injury was…

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11 Feb, 2014

Young and Healthy Key to Obamacare Success

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

The long-term success of president Obama’s Affordable Care Act will depend not on those who need healthcare the most, but on those who need it the least: young people. The plan will work as envisioned only if millions of healthy people join and offset…

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30 Jan, 2014

States Opting Out of Medicaid Expansion Forfeit Federal Funds

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

Whether for political reasons or failing to see financial benefits at little or no cost, states that have opted out of Medicaid expansion have excluded themselves from federal funding that is paid for by all states. Minimal Cost to States with Medicaid…

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