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Mother sues hospital for missed Down syndrome diagnosis and claims she would have aborted

The mother of a child with Down syndrome is suing the British National Health Service, alleging the health system failed to test her child for the condition before birth. Edyta Mordel, 33, claims her doctors did not perform a prenatal screening for Down syndrome, despite her desire for one. Mordel, who is from Poland, says… Read More »

Massachusetts General Hospital receives record $50 million gift to fund capital projects

Courtesy www.massgeneral.org Massachusetts General Hospital has just secured one of the largest donation in its 200-year-plus history, as philanthropists James S. and Carol J. Herscot have committed $ 50 million to the institution to support various projects as well as the Center for Children and Adults with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, which is named after them.… Read More »

New York City woman sues hospital after reported confusion over end of life support

Shirell Powell is suing St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx over the case of mistaken identity, saying she and other relatives were put through more than a month of unnecessary grief. (Google) A New York City woman is suing a hospital after she claims she authorized doctors to stop life support for a man she… Read More »