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Month: May 2017

Serious Dog Bites and Dog Attacks

Victims of severe dog attacks often suffer severe injuries which can cost many thousands of dollars in specialized medical care treatment. Reconstructive surgery such as skin grafts, tissue expansion and scar reductions, often requires multiple procedures over a period of years. Studies show that Pit Bulls and Rottweilers inflict the majority of these damaging attacks. In the 12-year period of ...
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Bariatric Surgery May Lead to Brain Injury Due to Vitamin Deficiency

Studies have shown that, in some patients, bariatric surgery may lead to a severe vitamin deficiency that can cause memory loss and other serious neurologic problems. Cases of Wernicke's encephalopathy -- a syndrome caused by thiamine deficiency and marked by acute mental confusion, apathy, drowsiness, ataxia, and oculomotor abnormalities -- have been reported in the medical literature in patie...
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