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Gerry Oginski's New York Legal Blog

This blog is designed to educate and inform you about recent news and how it may impact your legal case in New York. I have provided commentary and opinion and welcome your comments to keep the conversation going.

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6/2/2016
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Researchers Say We're Closer to Curing Cancer | NY Law Firm

A leading oncologist claims that a cure for cancer is nearer than it has ever been. New York Medical Malpractice Attorney shares this Holy Grail story.

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3/25/2016
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People are getting heart disease at younger age | NY Lawyer

When the coronary artery is completely blocked and a large part of the heart muscle is unable to get blood as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

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2/24/2016
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Getting Healthcare to Prevent Heart Disease | NY Law Firm

The mortality rate for cardiovascular disease for women has outpaced men since 1984 as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerald Oginski

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12/23/2015
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Critical Heart Attack Signs | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Sudden cardiac arrest kills more than 300,000 Americans each year Gerald Oginski a New York Medical Malpractice Attorney share the CBS news report.

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10/13/2015
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Dissolving Cardiac Stent May Help Patients with Heart Disease

Typical stents are small mesh cages that keep blood vessels from re-clogging after an angioplasty procedure. The point is to open one’s arteries.

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10/8/2015
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Are Heart Valve Implants Safe?

Doctors are now saying that the heart valves they do not always open and close properly, possibly because a blood clot has formed that could raise the risk of

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8/21/2015
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What Could Help Men Prevent Heart Failure?

Specific types of moderate physical activity such as walking and bicycling for 20 minutes every day, were linked with the largest decrease in heart failure risk

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8/3/2015
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What Could Blood Pressure Variations mean for you?

“Large variations in blood pressure readings from one doctor’s appointment to another are associated with cardiovascular disease and death,” according to

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3/12/2015
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Stress, Depression & Heart Disease; A Recipe For Disaster

Researchers looked at 4,500 patients with heart disease and how stress affected each of them. They have deemed the recipe for disaster a ‘psychosocial perfect

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3/7/2015
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What are the Signs of Heart Disease in Women?

Among American women heart disease and breast cancer are considered the leading causes of death. With breast cancer it is sometimes difficult to see the signs

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3/4/2015
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Is Coffee Actually Good for your Heart?

Most people have been under the impression that coffee is actually not good for their health. But a new study shows that coffee promotes heart health.

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2/10/2015
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More Difficult for Women to Recover after Heart Attack

Experts find that women are more stressed than men after a heart attack and possibly have a greater chance of having another heart attack due to this stress.

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1/30/2015
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Are heart attack victims getting enough high dose statins

Research shows that heart patients are not getting enough high dose statins after a heart attack. Majority of patients should be on a high-dose statins after

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1/17/2015
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Is Lack of Exercise More Deadly than being Overweight?

study shows that not exercising is actually more fatal than being overweight. Many people are unaware of this fact as doctors emphasize weight over exercise

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1/15/2015
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Is Heart Disease Preventable in Women?

New study shows that heart disease is preventable in women. Experts say that women can do this by leading a healthy lifestyle in their younger years.

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1/10/2015
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Could an Avocado a Day Keep Bad Cholesterol away?

New data shows that eating avocados could substantially help you in bringing down your LDL (bad cholesterol). But this does not mean that one should stop

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12/20/2014
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Belly Weight Linked to Cardiac Death

Experts warn about the importance of keeping belly weight off as it is so closely linked to cardiac death. A new study shows that having tummy weight, sometimes

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11/27/2014
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Algae Might Help Restore Your Heart After Heart Attack

Researchers at Stony Brook's Heart Institute are part of Preservation clinical trial. This study is being done to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of algae

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11/21/2014
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Is Open Heart Surgery still Necessary?

An innovative group of surgeons have started doing aortic valve replacements instead of open heart surgery. This type of procedure has less of a recovery period

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11/19/2014
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Does Aspirin Really Help Preventing Heart Attacks?

Many doctors prescribe aspirin to heart patients to prevent them from having (sometimes another) a heart attack. But does this aspirin regimen really help?

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4/28/2014
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How Can Doctors Revive a Patient After their Heart Stops?

How Can Doctors Revive a Patient After their Heart Stops?

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12/20/2011
Gerry Oginski
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MD fined $10,000 for charging $66 fee

A fire department surgeon was hit by the state with a $10,000 penalty of for refusing to charge only $.75 cents per page for copying costs.

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10/16/2011
Gerry Oginski
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Kidney Dialysis Leads to Bloodbath & Death

You would think going to dialysis is a routine thing. You have to go every other day to “wash your blood” of contaminants. Your kidneys are not working well

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5/14/2011
Gerry Oginski
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$10.5 Million Awarded to Woman Debilitated by Anesthetics Error

Many people think that we receiving anesthesia is no big deal. That is incorrect. Receiving anesthesia can be deadly. During surgery, if an anesthesiologist

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11/29/2010
Gerry Oginski
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Prostate staging doesn't matter according to recent study

In a report coming out of the University of California, San Francisco, researchers have determined that prostate cancer staging just does not appear to matter after surgery. Staging is used to determine the size of a tumor, such as T1 or T2, as well as the chances that the cancer will recur. Oftentimes, cancer staging helps physicians and patients decide what treatments and options they have following initial surgery.

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