Category Archives: Medical Errors

Surgeons: Drinking The Day Before May Impair You The Next Day

A new study shows how the doctors personal habits the night BEFORE surgery could impact your results. Listen now.

Mixing Antibiotics And Blood Pressure Medications May Have A Dangerous Interaction

Mixing certain antibiotics and blood pressure medications may be deadly. This is relatively new information so your doctor may not know about this interaction. Listen in for more details to ensure your safety.


Hospitalized Elderly at Highest Risk

Hospitals are like freeways. They are dangerous places but very useful when you need them. Both places are not safe to hang out unless you need to be there. Sometimes the risk just can’t be avoided. What can you do to reduce your chance of a bad outcome while hospitalized? Listen now!

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Dennis Quaid’s Twins – Medication Error Nightmare

TMZ is reporting that Dennis Quaid’s newborn twins are fighting for their lives after being inadvertently overdosed at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

The newborns, Thomas Boone and Zoe Grace, were accidentally given a massive dose of Heparin, a blood thinner used to flush IV lines and prevent clots. Babies typically get 10 units. TMZ reports they were each mistakenly given 10,000 units. They further report that as many as 13 babies may have been given the higher concentration medication.

How could this happen? What affect will this have on the babies involved?  To learn more, listen now…