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Surgeon fined $3,000 after mistakenly removing patient's kidney

A surgeon in Florida mistook a woman’s kidney for a cancerous tumor.   (iStock) A Florida surgeon has agreed to pay a $ 3,000 fine after removing a woman’s kidney that he thought was a tumor. West Palm Beach surgeon Ramon Vasquez cut Maureen Pacheco open in 2016 so two surgeons could perform a back operation at the Wellington… Read More »

How to be a healthy hedonist: here are a few simple tweaks to limit the damage to your body after New Year's partying

Supermodel-turned-nutritionist Rosemary Ferguson: “Forego a bacon sandwich and repair some of the damage with a breakfast full of protein and healthy fats instead” Photo: Getty Images How to be a healthy hedonist: here are a few simple tweaks to limit the damage to your body after New Year’s partying Independent.ie It’s New Year’s Eve, the… Read More »

J&J stock tumbles after Reuters reports it hid asbestos in talc

After a series of ups and downs in defense of its flagship Johnson’s Baby Powder, Johnson & Johnson hit renewed scrutiny Friday as Reuters reported the drugmaker knew for decades its talc powder contained cancer-causing asbestos.  Using court documents in the ongoing legal battle over J&J’s talcum powders, Reuters reported that from 1971 to the early 2000s,… Read More »