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Yahoo Life – Women Speak Out About Their Consent Being Violated During Birth: ‘Please don’t cut me’

By Kaitlin Reilly, YAHOO LIFE https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/informed-birth-consent-violence-215539514.html Consent in the medical field is vital to ensuring a patient’s comfort and safety. Some people, however, are sounding the alarm about what they believe to be a major blind spot: the lack of...

CBS 8: Chula Vista Plastic Surgeon Charged With Manslaughter Still In Practice

Californians Deserve To Know If Their Doctor Is Under Investigation

Med Page Today – New California Law: Docs Who Sexually Abuse Patients Can’t Get Their Licenses Back

Statute bars medical board from restoring licenses revoked from sex offenders' By Cheryl Clark, MED PAGE TODAY https://www.medpagetoday.com/special-reports/exclusives/100935 A new California law prohibits the state's medical board from granting a license to clinicians whose credentials were previously surrendered or revoked on...

KVPR – A Bakersfield Family Lost A Daughter And Grandson In One Day. They Turned Their Pain Into Advocacy

After her daughter and grandson died following what the Medical Board of California alleged to be negligent care from a Bakersfield OB-GYN, Tracy Dominguez embarked on a crusade to reform the agency and prevent other patients from experiencing...

KVPR NPR – Bakersfield Hospitals Left To Clean Up After OB-GYN Accused of Negligence

By Kerry Klein, KVPR NPR Radio Central California https://www.kvpr.org/health/2022-09-14/bakersfield-hospitals-left-to-clean-up-after-ob-gyn-accused-of-negligence By the time OB-GYN Dr. Arthur Park surrendered his license in late 2021, all four of Bakersfield’s hospitals had been sued by patients of his, and at least two had paid...

KVPR – The Medical Board Accused A Bakersfield OB-GYN Of Negligence. But He Kept Practicing For Two Decades

By Kerry Klein, KVPR NPR Radio Central California September 13, 2022 https://www.kvpr.org/health/2022-09-13/the-medical-board-accused-a-bakersfield-ob-gyn-of-negligence-but-he-kept-practicing-for-two-decades The California medical board accused Bakersfield obstetrician Dr. Arthur Park of gross negligence following several patient deaths. But he kept his medical license for more than 20 years. How...

KVPR – Kern County’s Mothers and Babies Are Dying and No One Seems Certain Why

By Kerry Klein, KVPR NPR Radio Central California September 12, 2022 https://www.kvpr.org/health/2022-09-12/kern-countys-mothers-and-babies-are-dying-and-no-one-seems-certain-why Kern County has one of the highest infant mortality rates in California and mothers die during pregnancy and childbirth in the San Joaquin Valley at a higher rate than...

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