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Failure to Diagnose Is No. 1 Reason for Suing Doctors

The most common reason patients give for suing their doctors is a delay or failure to diagnose a disease, such as cancer, a new study finds. Full story

Woman can't walk after surgery on wrong side of head

   A Missouri woman is left unable to walk or talk after surgeons operate on wrong side of her brain. KSDK's Ashley Yarchin reports a lawsuit has filed accusing the hospital and doctor of medical malpractice.

Who Shoulders the Blame for Misdiagnoses?: Op-Ed

Richard Anderson is chairman and chief executive officer of medical malpractice insurerThe Doctors Companyand past chairman of the Department of Medicine at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif. He contributed this article to LiveScience'sExpert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Full story

Unreported test results hurt patients — and docs, too

Medical tests can reveal critical information about a person's health — but only if the results are communicated to clinicians and patients. Full story

Zeke Emanuel takes on Dem, GOP health care plans

   Fmr. White House Advisor for Health Policy, Zeke Emanuel, joins Morning Joe to discuss health care reform and why cutting health care costs to the tune of $26 billion per year is a good idea.

Will the Jackson doctor trial be as big as OJ’s?

   MSNBC’s Martin Bashir and pop culture expert Lola Ogunnaike join TODAY’s Matt Lauer to discuss the public’s fascination with the trial that has garnered enormous media attention.

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  She can’t close her eyes; jury gives her $115K

A New Jersey jury ruled in favor of Marilyn Leisz Wednesday in a medical malpractice case that left her unable to fully close her eyes after surgeon Dr. Paul Parker performed an eye procedure called blepharoplasty.

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