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Susan Green

CDC Report Finds Poison Center Calls Skyrocket for e-Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are devices that allow people to inhale nicotine, flavorings, and other chemicals without having to smoke a conventional cigarette.  Although e-cigarette health risks are not fully understood, calls to U.S. poison centers regarding e-cigarette exposures increased over a hundred-fold between September 2010 and... Read More

Maryland Lawmakers Consider Birth Injury Fund

Legislators in Maryland are debating the establishment of a birth injury fund to pay for the treatment of infants who suffer profound neurological damage during birth. Two of the state’s largest hospital systems argue that the fund is necessary to keep malpractice insurance premiums from... Read More