Assemblyman Wants Tougher Penalties for Careless Doctors

In the wake of the revelation earlier this month that a doctor with offices in Westchester may have exposed patients to HIV or Hepatitis B or C, at least one local official is calling for greater penalties for those convicted of unsafe medical practices. New York State Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski told “The Morning Show” yesterday that if you think your doctors are reusing needles or not following proper health procedures, don’t be afraid to speak up…

Audio clip: Ken Zebrowski 

Zebrowski says you could also politely ask your doctors about their procedures first. The New York State Department of Health has urged patients of Tomorrow Medicine’s Dr. Timothy Morley in Mount Kisco and White Plains who received an intravenous infusion, injection or a blood draw to get themselves checked because they may have been exposed to HIV or Hepatitis B or C. Doctor Morley has been ordered to immediately stop practicing medicine pending a formal hearing.

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