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Medical errors are considered the third leading cause of death in the United States and there are a lot of different ways those mistakes can happen. Doctors can make mistakes during procedures or a nurse might administer an incorrect dosage of a medication. Mistakes involving lab test results are another very common issue. It’s estimated

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms in Babies

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 by

Out of all the different types of birth injuries out there, cerebral palsy is one of the most common. It’s estimated that about 764,000 children and adults in the United States have cerebral palsy. It occurs in about three out of every thousand live births. Cerebral palsy isn’t always easy to diagnose right away. In

In a state like Michigan, the winter months really can be brutal. Some winters are colder and snowier than others, but even the years that aren’t so bad can still be pretty cold — especially if you have a job that involves working outside. For industries that often involve working outside, winter doesn’t necessarily mean

When you’re eager to meet your new child, even a normal delivery can feel like an eternity. Being born takes time, but there is a point when labor becomes unusually long and the longer labor takes, the more likely it becomes for something to go wrong. Prolonged labor, also referred to as “dystocia” or “failure

Medical malpractice cases are never simple. Not only do you have the direct, physical impact of the medical error to cope with, the legal side of the case can be even more complex. Even when it seems so clear and so obvious that a doctor made a mistake, trying to hold them liable for it

Child car seats play an important role in keeping children safe in the event of a car accident, but there’s no denying that they can be very confusing to use correctly. So many new parents have stories about how they struggled to install their child’s car seat and once a car seat is installed, it’s

Making sure your dog is properly contained is essential an essential part of pet safety. Whether it’s putting a dog on a leash when you go on a walk around the neighborhood or securing the dog in another room as visitors come in the house, restraining your dog not only protects your pet, it also

It’s not always easy to correctly diagnose an illness or medical condition right away. Symptoms can often be linked to many different conditions so doctors use a process known as differential diagnosis to work their way through a list of possible illnesses by doing things like ordering medical testing, learning more about a patient’s symptoms

Car accidents are always upsetting. They happen in an instant and after they’ve happened, people are often so overwhelmed that they don’t know what to do next. But when the accident occurs by being sideswiped by another driver, they can be particularly upsetting because drivers often have no idea they’re about to be hit and

Dog collars play a very important role in dog safety. Not only do they give you a place to put a dog’s identification, they give you a way to restrain your dog, helping protect your dog and people who come near your dog. Properly containing your dog is one of the most effective ways to

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