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Reasons to avoid a hospital after lunch

As a general rule, medical professionals do a good job whenever a Florida patient sees them. However, they may not be at peak performance in the afternoon. This is partially because they fall victim to the energy slump that many people experience just after lunch. Circadian lows in the afternoon could also lead to more mistakes during a surgery, according to research from Duke University.

Estate of Bill Paxton sues doctor and hospital for wrongful death

According to the estate of actor Bill Paxton, both the surgeon who was operating on Paxton at the time of his death and the hospital where the procedure occurred are guilty of negligence. Both defendants disagree, claiming Paxton was aware of the risks. In Florida, it's not uncommon for wrongful death suits to target both the doctor and the medical facility.