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Taking care of a newborn baby can be very overwhelming, particularly for first-time parents. Newborns are so tiny and their bodies look so delicate, so it’s very common for new parents (and their friends and family members) to be very nervous that they might drop the baby and hurt it, especially if they don’t have

When you think of summer, what do you think of? Baseball games? Vacations? Hot weather? Barbeques? One thing most people don’t typically associate with summer is an increased risk of dog bites. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), over 4.5 millions people are bitten by dogs every year in the United States and

At long last, winter is over! Temperatures are warming up, the days are getting sunnier, and the snow and ice on the ground have melted. But just because snow and ice are quickly becoming a thing of the past, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the risk of a slip and fall accident goes away during

When people talk about medical errors, it’s very common to see the terms “medical malpractice” and “medical negligence” being used interchangeably. After all, medical malpractice doesn’t generally happen when doctors and other medical professionals are being diligent and careful, right? While these two terms are similar and often are related, and in most cases, it’s

Being born isn’t easy and once a baby makes their entrance into the world, it’s very common for them to have some bruises or swelling. While it’s certainly alarming to see a newborn with bruising, in many cases, it’s simply the result of pressure from the birth canal or making contact with the mother’s pelvic

While marijuana is currently illegal under federal law, Michigan, along with nine other states have legalized the use of recreational marijunana on a statewide level. In addition to the 10 states that have legalized marijuana, several more states allow marijuana to be used for medicinal purposes. Although legal use of marijuana is becoming more common

Seizures in infants and newborns can be caused by a very wide range of things, such as genetic disorders, meningitis, other types of infections, strokes, and brain tumors. But figuring out an exact cause isn’t always easy. According to Epilepsy Action, doctors  are typically unable to find a cause of seizures in about 2-3 out

Fostering a dog can be an extremely rewarding experience. If you’ve been thinking about getting a dog, fostering one can help you figure out if owning one is right for you. You can also help free up space in a shelter or help a dog adjust to living in a regular home before it moves

How many times have you been handed a slip for a prescription by your doctor, looked at it, and had a hard time reading the doctor’s handwriting? Millions of people have had this exact experience and being a pharmacist doesn’t necessarily make it easier to read those prescription slips. Pharmacists incorrectly reading a prescription slip

Even in a normal, healthy pregnancy, it’s still possible that a child could end up experiencing a lack of oxygen during delivery. Problems with the umbilical cord or placental abruption are just two things that could potentially cut off a child’s oxygen supply. In some cases, it can happen because of maternal health conditions like

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