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Medication errors are on the rise at an alarming rate, and many medication errors can cause significant personal injury or even death. In 2010, there were approximately 17,000 medication errors, and in 2016 the error rate increased to 94,000 according to data from...read more
Nursing home neglect and abuse happens more often than you may think People over the age of 65 now represent the largest segment of our population. More than 40 million baby boomers are in the United States; many will be placed in nursing homes when they are no...read more
Over time hospitals have made notable strides in increased patient safety. Yet, there is still an estimated 1,000 people a day that die from medical errors. Leapfrog created a Hospital Safety Grade to alert consumers to the hazards that come with putting your trust and personal health in the hands of a hospital. Many people turn to hospitals for personal injury or general medical treatment. This guide is there to help them choose the safest option.
There are more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide and 63 of them have achieved an “A” in every scoring update. Would you like to know the five states with the highest percentage of A hospitals? Would you like to know the hospitals that have a “D” and yes, an “F” rating is located?
Take a moment to review this report and save it for future reference. You will be glad you did and it may save you or a loved one’s life.read more
Target is recalling over half a million $1 Easter- and dinosaur-themed toys due to potential ingestion risk, CBS News reports. According to the packaging, the small toys can "grow up to 600% its original size" when placed in water. But if the small toy is ingested, it...read more
By Dr. Roshini Raj As a jet-setting mom, gastroenterologist, and founder of probiotic skincare line TULA, Dr. Roshini Raj knows spring break comes with health risks. In an effort to keep your break all about the sun and fun – without illness, injury, or fatigue...read more
Medical Malpractice lawsuits are a check and balance on the medical system. Statistics show and we would estimate that medical errors cause more than a quarter million deaths in this country annually (that doesn't include millions of other medical errors that go...read more
Nearly 12 percent of Americans, and more than 80 million worldwide claim to be of Irish ancestry. That gives a lot of people a pretty good excuse to rock shamrocks and down a pint or two of Guinness on March 17. But beyond the parades and partying at the pub, how much...read more
An investigation is underway at an Escondido, California, treatment center after several patients, including one pregnant woman, were given methamphetamine-laced coffee, according to KGTV. According to its Facebook page, North County Serenity House provides "effective...read more
Lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson have stated that the company continued to market power that included talc, even after they had known the connection between ovarian cancer and genital talcum use. Many women have used their powder for decades did so under the guise of its safety for their feminine hygiene. The lawsuit goes on to accuse Johnson & Johnson Baby of failing to warn women of the increased risk of ovarian cancer, putting their own profits from sales ahead of the health of their customers. As a result, personal injury lawsuits by women with ovarian cancer who used baby powder with talc are rapidly increasing as the knowledge of the lawsuit spreads.read more
The U.S. government is being sued over an elderly patient’s falls that created serious injuries, eventually leading to his inevitable death. Aaron Thompson, an Vietnam War veteran, had fallen not once but twice in a government-run nursing home in the Bronx, New York. The complaint focused on not only the negligence of the hospital but its staff and ultimately the owner of the nursing home, the U.S government. This type of negligence not only violates New York’s health code, but it also constituted medical malpractice since the nursing home staff deviated from the accepted standards of nursing and medical treatment and care to prevent the injuries sustained by Thompson. As a result, the complaint claims that the nursing home which is owned by the United States of America caused Thompson to endure pain, suffering, and death and should be held accountable.read more
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