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Know the Facts about Skin Cancer

3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States every year.   76,600 of those cases are diagnosed with Melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer.  A common risk factor is excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation.  Protecting yourself while outdoors as well as knowing the dangers with indoor tanning is important.  Professional […]

May 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Women’s Health

Throughout history women have been struggling with health related issues involving birth control. Many birth control products that women use today have proven time and time again that they are dangerous. A lot of these products, IUD’s in particular, have been left on the market.  Health risks include, but are not limited to, pelvic inflammatory […]

May 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|

The cure may be worse than the symptoms

Thousands of women across Columbus, Ohio, and the country have had vaginal mesh, or bladder sling, surgically implanted in an attempt to repair pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI).

Unfortunately, mesh can erode and fail, causing bleeding, pain during intercourse, vaginal scarring, and urinary tract infection, among other symptoms.  The FDA admits that mesh failures are “not rare.”

Mesh implants were mainly […]

May 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Electronic Medical Records

As doctors and hospitals transition to electronic medical records there are some important factors that need immediate attention.  Concerns include data leakage, computer crashes, software defects, and user errors.  Not having a set of standards or requirements for electronic medical records is continuing to put patients at an increased risk of medical malpractice.  There is […]

May 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|