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Is a 30-hour doctor workday dangerous to patients?

The combination of knowledge and hard work required to become a doctor earns the profession widespread respect. At the same time, that respect is eroded by physicians and medical facilities that fail to give patients the standard of care everyone expects when they enter a hospital.

A sprawling tale of misdeeds

It's a little more than a five-hour drive due north of Huntington to get to Ohio's Lucas County. That's where a married couple recently settled their medical malpractice claims against an orthopedic surgeon. While terms of the agreement were not disclosed, the attorney for the couple said it was "very favorable."

Suffer in silence?

It's a winding, two-hour drive from Huntington to Fayetteville, but for fans of whitewater rafting and mountain biking, the trek is well worth it. The town is also the home of the New River Clinic, where a person can seek treatment for a variety of health problems. A man from nearby Beckley went to the clinic a couple of years ago with itching, swelling and redness in his foreskin.

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