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2012-08-29 23:01:14

Each year approximately 225,000 people in the United States die from medical malpractice, making it the third leading cause of death; thousands more are seriously injured as well. This according to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, July 2000. Dr. Bruce Fagel recently discussed alarming information about hospital malpractice and doctor malpractice. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 Dr. Bruce Fagel whom will be speaking at the Consumer Attorneys...

2012-06-11 23:02:33

Jackson Healthcare survey finds health law has a negative impact on patient/physician relationship Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 A new survey by Jackson Healthcare finds that a “D” is the mean grade physicians give the health law, despite its primary intention to reduce the cost of healthcare and provide coverage for the uninsured. Physicians who said they were very knowledgeable about the law were even more negative. In addition, 68 percent of American physicians disagree...

2012-04-11 23:02:26

Total premiums reach $31 billion nationwide, according to new study by Patients for Fair Compensation Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Physicians, hospitals, dentists, therapists and a host of other healthcare providers paid a total of about $31 billion in medical malpractice premiums in 2011 -- a new record, according to a study released Tuesday by Patients for Fair Compensation. The data, compiled by Bioscience Valuation of Germany, showed that all healthcare providers spent that amount...

2012-03-17 23:01:36

Diederich Healthcare has analyzed the data from the National Practitioner Data Bank and created a visually appealing and information-intense infographic that will interest doctors and other medical professionals nation-wide. Carbondale, IL (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 With the emergence of the National Practitioner Data Bank´s fourth quarter, 2011 which was released earlier this month (March, 2012), Diederich Healthcare has provided an insightful and informative medical malpractice payout...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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