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Urgent Warning of New Bird Flu H7N9: Could Pose Global ThreatDozens of reported cases of a strain of avian influenza A are breaking out in urban China, with 11 deaths resulting. So far, the first few people who died of the virus had weakened immune function or other health problems that put them at a greater risk of complications. The...When “Peer Review” Has Ulterior MotivesA judge upheld a jury’s initial decision against the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons for biased decisions against a doctor for testifying against another surgeon. Steven Graboff is a surgeon who belonged to the AAOS and was suspended for 2 yrs for testifying against an AAOS board member. AAOS has...Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice suit filed.On October 24th, 2008, Dennis DeKoekkoek, a 51 year old man who struggled with obesity during his life was scheduled for a routine colostomy reversal surgery at Pinnacle Hospital in Crown Point Indiana. Following the procedure, complications arose. Dennis had trouble breathing, bled internally and died six hours after the...