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Doctor Charged With Homicide After Overprescribing Painkillers To Patients

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

There are many types of mistakes doctors can make that can cause a patient harm, but medication errors are some of the most common. These can include not only giving the patient the wrong type of medication, but also over-prescribing certain drugs. The Oklahoma Medical Malpractice Lawyers with J. Colbert Injury Lawyers explain one doctor in the state is now facing criminal charges in connection to allegations he prescribed excessive amounts of dangerous painkillers to some patients, which ultimately led to the deaths of eight individuals. (more…)

Research Shows That Colonic Irrigation Is A Dangerous Procedure

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

There are many people who believe colon cleansing procedures are the key to better overall health, preventing cancer and providing a number of health benefits to a patient, including:

  • removing bodily toxins,
  • promoting growth of healthy intestinal bacteria,
  • boosting energy,
  • and enhancing you immune system.

However, a recent study has shown that the procedure may be more dangerous than beneficial. (more…)

Multivitamins Linked To Higher Health Risks In Older Women

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

Thousands of Americans take dietary supplements every day for numerous reasons. Some take them to build more muscle, while others take them for overall health. New research shows, though, that taking these supplements could put users at risk for cardiovascular disease or cancer. (more…)

Tulsa Citizens Urged To Get Flu Vaccinations

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

With the brisk air of fall beginning to blow into the area, the Tulsa Health Department (THD), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are urging citizens to begin getting their flu shots.

KTUL News reports that this year’s round of vaccinations include the H1N1 virus along with several other strains of influenza which experts said would be prevalent this year. Most individuals will only require one shot; however, children under the age of 9 who have never been vaccinated will require a follow-up booster four weeks later. (more…)