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What is Medical Malpractice, and Why Does it Happen?

According to a study conducted by Johns Hopkins patient safety experts, medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Approximately 17,000 medical malpractice claims are filed in the United States each year. What Is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a physician, nurse, or other healthcare professional deviates from the…
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We Are Excited to Announce the Winner of the 2017 Graves McLain College Scholarship Essay Program!

At Graves McLain we are thrilled to be able to help students and members of the community succeed by offering programs like the Graves McLain College Scholarship Program. The program awards a $1,000 scholarship each year for the recipient to put towards tuition to pursue any field of study from an accredited college. This year’s…
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Deadline Extended for Patients Suffering from Complications Related to DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Recall

Over 300,000 people undergo hip replacement surgery each year in the United States. People of all ages and from all walks of life require hip replacement surgery for various reasons such as a sports injury, bone degeneration in the elderly, or an unforeseen accident or fall causing a fractured hip. Unfortunately, there are a number…
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Standing up Against Bullying

Did you know that 40% of Tulsa Oklahoma children and young adults say they have been bullied at some point in their school career? That number may surprise you, but bullying is becoming a major problem facing kids and teens today. Bullying is no longer just used to describe fighting or physical aggression. Kids and…
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Oklahoma Laws Protect The Elderly in Nursing Homes

Sometimes in life one is forced to make difficult decisions. Admitting an elderly loved one into a nursing home facility or eldercare community is never easy. However, at times it is necessary in order to provide them with the best and most efficient healthcare possible. Many nursing homes are professional, safe, responsible, and caring, but…
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Are you a Victim of a Faulty Metal on Metal Hip Replacement?

Did you know that more than 285,000 hip replacement surgeries are performed each year in the United States?  People suffering from sports injuries, arthritis, and the elderly often decide to get a hip replacement to help ease their pain. However, sometimes patients end up in more pain because of complications with their new metal on…
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Understanding the Correlation Between Cerebral Palsy and Medical Malpractice

Waiting to give birth, most women experience the full spectrum of emotions from fear to excitement, anxiously awaiting the safe birth of your baby. During this special time, the last thing you should worry about is if your child is suffering trauma at birth. The majority of births in the US are normal and most…
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FDA Recalls Tattoo Inks and Needles

Thinking about getting a tattoo?  Well, you might want to think again. While tattoos are popular in all age groups and demographics these days, “getting inked” is something one should put a lot of thought into, specifically because tattoos can introduce medical issues that were not present prior to getting tattooed.  Just because there are…