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Bill would ban doctors’ neckties to curb germs

ALBANY — Some lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal made Tuesday cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.

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Med-mal debate rages on

It all started with a simple letter. After long-debated health care legislation finally was signed into law, Anthony Tarricone, president of the American Association for Justice, posted a letter to the group’s membership on its Web site.

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