By David Mittleman

When White Coat Syndrome Isn’t Just Psychosomatic 

Have you ever heard of white coat syndrome?  It might sound a little silly, but white coat syndrome is high blood pressure that occurs only within the context of a doctor’s office typically because of anxiety related to visiting the doctor.  But sometimes things do go wrong at the doctor’s office or hospital.  Take, for example, one woman who awoke during a visit to the emergency room to find doctors mistakenly preparing to remove some of her organs.

Patient Mistakenly Pronounced Dead

Colleen S. Burns of Syracuse, NY was transported to <a class="colorbox" …read more