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Resource ID: #21698
Subject: Medical Reporting
Source: Island Packet (Hilton Head Island, S.C.)
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Date: May 9 - Dec. 31, 2004

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These stories reveal how an alcoholic cardiologist was able to continue practicing for several years. Although he was charged with several alcohol-related traffic offenses and would occasionally show up at the hospital under the influence of alcohol, the system still allowed him to practice. These articles examine the flaws in the system, reveal serious lapses by state officials and document of the doctor's dangerous and illegal activities.

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