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Challenging Auto Manufacturers to Make Safer Cars and Trucks

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 9, 2016 at 11:18 am
Crashworthiness refers to a motor vehicle’s ability to safely protect people during a collision. Cars and trucks must have various safety features, such as airbags, headrests, roll bars and seat belts, that are meant to prevent or lessen injuries. When these features fail, unnecessary injuries occur. Automakers have, without question, a responsibility to sell cars and trucks with safety features...
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Six Surgical Mistakes with Deadly Consequences

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 8, 2016 at 1:52 pm
Surgical mistakes are the stuff of nightmares: a surgeon amputating the wrong limb, a patient contracting an infection from unsanitary equipment, or even an instrument being left inside of a patient. While mistakes like these are rare, they can have serious or even fatal consequences. The following examples are among the mistakes that may occur during surgery: Damage to organs,...
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Risk Factors and Medical Negligence that Can Cause Macrosomic Complications

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 7, 2016 at 1:13 pm
Macrosomic babies, or babies that are “large for gestational age,” have a birth weight of over 4,000 grams (8 lb 13 oz). Approximately nine percent of babies are born macrosomic. Macrosomia can lead to severe complications during pregnancy including shoulder dystocia and ensuing brachial plexus injuries, oxygen deprivation and brain damage, lacerations of the birth canal, uterine rupture, and urinary...
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Proper Fetal Monitoring May Prevent Birth Trauma

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 6, 2016 at 11:30 am
Pre-birth fetal monitoring is designed to prepare you and your doctor for your birth and to give warning signs if anything is abnormal with your baby. Since your baby can’t tell you if anything is wrong, your doctor needs to carefully monitor him or her throughout the pregnancy. The following tests may be necessary if you have a high-risk pregnancy...
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7 Questions For Your Pharmacist to Help Prevent Medication Errors

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 3, 2016 at 3:30 pm
Although your doctor and pharmacist are experts in their fields, patients should pay careful attention and ask questions whenever they’re prescribed a medication. Even the best pharmacists make mistakes sometimes, but patients can avoid problems by staying alert and involved in their medical treatment. Here are some questions that you should ask your pharmacist whenever you are picking up a...
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Fatal Motorcycle Statistics Show 10 Percent increase in 2015

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 3, 2016 at 2:56 pm
As thousands of motorcycles hit the road again in the warm months to come, alarming data about fatal motorcycle accidents underscores a serious safety concern. More than 5,000 people were killed on motorcycles 2015, according to preliminary data provided by the Governors Highway Safety Association’s (GHSA) state highway safety offices. The data, published in Motorcyclist Traffic Fatalities by State: 2015...
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Three Things to Research after a Truck Accident

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 3, 2016 at 11:57 am
Large truck and tractor-trailer crashes are often among the most serious of collisions. In the wake of a truck collision, victims may be overwhelmed by their injuries, medical bills, lost time from work, and at the very least damage to their vehicle. However, it is important to gather information soon after a truck accident; at some point in the future,...
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EndDD.org Reaches New Milestone in Fight to Stop Distracted Drivers

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 3, 2016 at 11:30 am
Joel Feldman gives a distracted driving presentation to an 8th grade class. EndDD.org has now reached more than 300,000 teens across the United States and Canada with presentations on the dangers of distracted driving.  The organization’s message is especially important for teens to hear as more than half of teen crashes are believed to involve distractions such as texting or...
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5 Umbilical Cord Accidents Than Can Lead to Birth Injuries

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 2, 2016 at 3:30 pm
The umbilical cord provides oxygen and essential nutrients to a fetus during pregnancy while also carrying away waste products. It is a life-giving connection between the baby and the mother. However, certain umbilical cord accidents can occur during pregnancy, labor, and birth that may endanger the health or life of the infant. If your child suffered from a birth injury...
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Transverse Myelitis: A Rare but Serious Vaccine Injury

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 2, 2016 at 11:33 am
Transverse myelitis is a neurological disorder caused by inflammation of the spinal cord. People with the condition can suffer lifelong, debilitating and complications. As a rare vaccine side effect, transverse myelitis develops unexpectedly, often beginning as an onset of lower back pain or muscle weakness. Symptoms can quickly progress to paralysis, urinary retention and loss of bowel control. It’s rare...
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How Do I Know if My Insurance Company Acted in Bad Faith?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 2, 2016 at 11:30 am
People choose their insurance policies carefully based on numerous factors; not least of which are the benefits they would receive in the event they need to file a claim. Subscribers then rightfully expect their insurance company to adequately and efficiently back them up when something unexpected happens. Insurance companies are required under Pennsylvania law to willingly pay claims properly and...
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Fighting the Harm Caused by Medical Malpractice

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 2, 2016 at 11:24 am
In May 2016, a study published in the British Medical Journal revealed errors in health care facilities may be the third-leading cause of death in the U.S. The new research, a fresh look at four large studies, found that medical mistakes kill an estimated 251,000 patients in the U.S. every year – a substantially higher number than previously reported. Seventeen...
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