Blog Posts in December, 2009

  • Almost Sterile Is Not Sterile Enough

    || 11-Dec-2009

    You know all those surgical tools and medical instruments, such as endoscopes and bronchoscopes, at doctors’ offices and hospitals? You probably also know they need to be properly sterilized to prevent infections and such. Unfortunately, there aren’t exactly a ton of sterilizers on the market, and one that is used by many hospitals, System 1 by Steris, has been slapped by the Food and ...
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  • Of Fillings and Fat

    || 7-Dec-2009

    Sometimes I read newspaper articles about medical malpractice cases and wonder if someone is trying to play a prank on me. The things some doctors allegedly do to their patients? Unbelievable. Take, for instance, the doctor/dentist in Moses Lake, Washington, who performed breast reduction surgery as well as liposuction on a 15-year-old girl. Dr. Thomas Laney has licenses to practice medicine and ...
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