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“Non-verbal, immobile” woman, 23, raped, impregnated in Fla. health care facility, lawsuit alleges – CBS News

Escambia County, Fla. — The family of a 23-year-old “non-verbal, immobile” woman is suing a Florida health care facility, charging she was raped and impregnated while living there. But authorities say they haven’t been able to find DNA evidence of a pregnancy. CBS Mobile, Alabama affiliate WKRG-TV reports the family is seeking more than $… Read More »

5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »

Medical News Today: Increased intracranial pressure: What to know

Increased intracranial pressure is a medical term that refers to growing pressure inside a person’s skull. This pressure can affect the brain if doctors do not treat it. A sudden increase in the pressure inside a person’s skull is a medical emergency. Left untreated, an increase in the intracranial pressure (ICP) may lead to brain… Read More »