What we don’t know can hurt us. This is especially true when it comes to our health. The less we understand about our health – the medicines we take, the conditions we might have, the care we receive – the more likely we are to make decisions that aren’t in our best interest, ones that might even be… Read More »
A discussion of medical malpractice calls to mind extreme examples of physicians misdiagnosing terminal cancer or surgeons removing the wrong kidney. While instances such as these have occurred, there are other medical professionals whose mistakes can result in serious injury. Whether they are employed at hospitals, clinics, drugstores, grocery stores, or online/mail order companies, pharmacists have obligations to… Read More »
Being a victim of medical malpractice is a scary, frustrating and life-changing experience. Unfortunately, we hear about these tragedies all too often in the news – scalpels left in a patient’s abdomen, wrong incisions, etc. – but we never think that it can happen to us. In reality, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in… Read More »
Every year, the vast of majority of Americans will have some form of contact with a healthcare professional. The Centers for Disease Control puts that percentage at around 83 percent for adults and 92 percent for children.
From car accidents to injuries caused by medical malpractice, serious injuries affect the lives of millions of Americans every year. In Florida alone, statistics show that there have been over 173,000 injuries of various kinds so far in 2016.
Unsuspecting people falling victim to injuries due to the use of dangerous and/or defective drugs is a harsh reality that not often spoken about. Even though such cases are rare (fortunately), they aren’t unheard of. Imagine this: You’re not feeling well, so you see a doctor and buy the prescribed medicines – only to realize that more misery… Read More »
One of the worst things to happen to anyone is becoming a victim of medical malpractice. Whether it is an overlook in the diagnosis, an erroneous prescription, or a botched surgery, even a slight mistake in conducting medical procedures can cause the treatment take a turn for the worst. In the process, it is not only the unsuspecting… Read More »
Expecting a baby is an exciting time for moms, dads, and their loved ones. Many mothers-to-be make sacrifices to help ensure the health of their baby, by quitting smoking, not drinking alcohol, cutting back on caffeine, and giving up deli meat. Some even go the extra distance by exercising regularly, getting plenty of rest, and attending childbirth classes.… Read More »
Your child is the best gift you will ever receive. Every parent prays and wishes that their newborn is safe and healthy. Nine months of delicate care, excessive precautions and unconditional love finally culminates into the birth of the child, the moment every parent eagerly waits for. But what happens when complications arise in childbirth? What happens when… Read More »
Crooked teeth can be a real problem. It’s one of those personal issues that can affect how you smile, how you speak, how you eat, and even your level of confidence. Correcting a crooked smile is definitely a process, but with today’s procedures, technology, and modern medicine, you don’t have to suffer with it.