Blog Posts in May, 2013

  • Jawing on

    || 22-May-2013

    Most people don’t appreciate what facial pain is like. One person who can is Priscilla Schmidt. She has filed a $3.7 million medical malpractice lawsuit against Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and three oral surgeons who worked on her and permanently damaged her mental nerve, which affects the chin and jaw area. In early 2012 Schmidt underwent what was explained to her as a ...
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  • You have brain cancer ... psych!

    || 10-May-2013

    I have heard of diagnoses gone wrong, but this takes the cake. Mark Templin of Montana visited the Fort Harrison VA Medical Center in early 2009 because of chest pain. They put in a stent, but a week later Templin began experiencing headaches, memory issues, and problems with his vision and speech. Templin was sent to various specialists, including an ophthalmologist and a neuroradiologist. The ...
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