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Medical Assistant Fired for Snooping Through Kim Kardashian’s Files

Medical Assistant Fired for Snooping Through Kim Kardashian’s Files

A medical assistant and five other medical personnel have been fired from their positions after inappropriately accessing records of patients — reportedly including Kim Kardashian — at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The reality TV starlet gave birth in the hospital on June 15 to a girl named North, her first child with rapper […]

Black Market Silicone Injections Can Cost You an Arm and a Leg

Black Market Silicone Injections Can Cost You an Arm and a Leg

They’re called “pumping parties,” but they’re nothing to celebrate. These gatherings take a page from the Tupperware party mold, with a group of people gathering in a lighthearted residential get-together in which attendees pay for a product or service. But instead of cake plates and Jell-O molds, the person hosting a pumping party sells bootleg […]

Doctor Allegedly Kills Patients to Free Up Hospital Beds

Virginia Helena Soares de Souza

The next time you complain about your doctor, thank your lucky stars that at least you’re not a patient of Virginia Helena Soares de Souza, a 56-year-old physician in Curitiba, Brazil who is accused of killing at least seven terminally ill people in order to free up beds in her hospital. Even scarier is the […]

Pervy Doctor Uses Spy Watch to Film Patients

Doctor Davinderjit Bains

If James Bond were a doctor…and a criminal…and a skeezy perv, he might be something like Davinderjit Bains, a general practitioner who was arrested recently for secretly filming his examinations of female patients using…his wristwatch? It turns out that during his four-year stint practicing medicine in the small town of Royal Wootton Bassett in southwestern […]

When Medical Assistants Go Bad

When most people are asked about proper medical assistant training, they think about the hands-on duties — the clerical duties, the basic medical tasks — but there’s another, less apparent aspect of the job for which medical assistants require adequate education: ethics. Behold exhibits A and B and C illustrating the importance of medical ethics […]