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Woman dies during cosmetic procedure by doctor accused of multiple malpractice cases

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If you really must have this kind of cosmetic surgery, for God’s sake, do a little research. And don’t go to a freestanding clinic that’s not in a hospital!

In April, after a year-long investigation, the Florida Board of Medicine revoked the license of a Miami doctor for seriously injuring four different patients in 2015 while performing a procedure known as the “Brazilian butt lift” and liposuction surgeries. But a judge overrode that decision and the doctor continued to practice. Two months later, on the same day the Florida Court of Appeals denied a requires from the board to stop the doctor from doing liposuctions, a 30-year female patient died in his clinic while he was performing an undisclosed procedure.

When emergency responders arrived at the Doral clinic, the doctor was performing CPR on the Illinois woman. She had stopped breathing in the middle of the procedure. She was pronounced dead a short time later at the Kendall Regional Medical Center.

During liposuction, fat is removed through a surgical incision with a metal rod. The rod is plunged in and out of the patient. The doctor advertises his specialty as the Brazilian butt lift, transferring the fat that is removed from parts of the body to the patient’s buttocks.

In May 2015, he perforated the organs of two different patients with the metal rod and caused two other patients to develop serious infections from the liposuction.

In addition to the complaints and investigation by the board, the state health department has also sought to stop the doctor from performing liposuctions. They have charged him with repeated medical malpractice. Despite the numerous restrictions and revocations of his medical license, the decisions are always overturned and he goes right back to operating.

There is also at least one malpractice suit that has been filed against the doctor. The plaintiff in that case had gone to the doctor for breast augmentation and revision surgery. Shortly after the surgery, the woman began vomiting blood and developed excruciating pain. Other complications developed and the doctor did a second surgery four months later to fix the issues. But it didn’t work.

Upon hearing of the patient’s death, Attorney Domnick said, “This goes beyond appalling. The fact that the court continues to let this man practice is unacceptable. Had they not overruled the board, this woman would still be alive.”

This sounds about right

Psilocybe Semilanceata

A cure!

Psilocybin, the active compound in magic mushrooms, could make people feel more connected to nature and less likely to endorse authoritarian views, according to new research from the Psychedelic Research Group at Imperial College London.

The new study, published in the journal Psychopharmacology, is the first to provide experimental evidence that psilocybin treatment can lead to lasting changes in these attitudes.

Study authors Taylor Lyons and Robin L. Carhart-Harris write that “our findings tentatively raise the possibility that given in this way, psilocybin may produce sustained changes in outlook and political perspective, here in the direction of increased nature relatedness and decreased authoritarianism.”

Diet soda may be tied to strokes, dementia

Been saying this for a long time. By the way, Trump drinks a dozen Diet Cokes a day:

(CNN)Gulping down an artificially sweetened beverage not only may be associated with health risks for your body, but also possibly your brain, a new study suggests.

Artificially sweetened drinks, such as diet sodas, were tied to a higher risk of stroke and dementia in the study, which published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke on Thursday.

The study sheds light only on an association, as the researchers were unable to determine an actual cause-and-effect relationship between sipping artificially sweetened drinks and an increased risk for stroke and dementia. Therefore, some experts caution that the findings should be interpreted carefully.

No connection was found between those health risks and other sugary beverages, such as sugar-sweetened sodas, fruit juice and fruit drinks.
Are diet sodas dangerous to your health?

“We have little data on the health effects of diet drinks and this is problematic because diet drinks are popular amongst the general population,” said Matthew Pase, a senior research fellow in the department of neurology at Boston University School of Medicine and lead author of the new study.

When in doubt, drink water!

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