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Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy: A Physician's Liability to Report

by Allison D. Gaffen on

The focus of this note is to provide an analysis of the good faith standard and what physicians should be required to report. Part II of this paper examines the history, characteristics, and elements of Munchausen Syndrome by...more

Advice for Parents : What To Look For In a Day Care Center?

by David Wolf on

Working parents have many challenge. One such challenge is to find a good day care center for their children while they are at work. ...more

Controversy Over Vaccines and Autism Continues

by David Wolf on

This past February, the United States Court of Federal Claims in Washington, DC handed down decisions in three test cases concerning childhood vaccinations and Autism. Their ruling was that vaccines, specifically the MMR...more

Teen gets probation in powdered sugar (fake anthrax) case

by Steven Getman on

A 12-year-old boy who claimed the television show "Jackass" inspired him to put powdered sugar in a mailbox was found to be a juvenile delinquent by the Seneca County Family Court Thursday. According to Seneca County...more

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