Imagine going to the doctor for a seemingly minor problem of blood in the urine. Your doctor orders a CT scan and reports that there is a large mass in the kidney and that the organ must be removed.
What if your boss only monitored and reported on your achievements and didn't note your mistakes or count them against you? That would certainly be a pretty cushy position, many employees might think.
You trust your doctor to make the best possible decisions regarding your health care. Like other patients in Massachusetts, you have to rely on medical professionals to take you seriously, order the right tests and render the correct diagnoses. Unfortunately, doctors misdiagnose patients more often than you might think. If a doctor recently treated you but you are not getting better, he or she could have rendered a misdiagnosis.
As spring emerges in New England, it's common to see many construction crews out in force. The long winter is over, and those looking to build or remodel start laying their plans.
Choosing in vitro fertilization to begin or enlarge a family can be a difficult path to parenthood, one that may be fraught with disappointment. But one North Attleboro woman was shocked at the discovery that a Providence, Rhode Island, fertility clinic retained a cryopreserved "morula," or embryo in its early stages, from her in vitro fertility efforts back in 2004.