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West syndrome, also referred to as infantile spasms, is a rare type of epilepsy that affects babies. It’s estimated that it occurs in about 1 in 2,000 children and symptoms typically begin to show before the child is a year old, most commonly between the ages of 4 and 8 months. When a child has

When people think about dangerous times to drive, they typically think of things like blizzards, ice storms, and heavy downpours, not a warm, sunny summer day. But in reality, rates of car accidents tend to actually increase during the summer months. According to data from the NHTSA, the numbers of fatalities caused by car crashes

When people consider filing a lawsuit, they often imagine that their case will culminate with a trial being held in a courthouse. But when it comes to personal injury lawsuits, the majority of cases end up being settled out of court. It’s very common for cases to be settled after a lawsuit has been filed.

When an infant is injured during or shortly after delivery, it’s very important for treatment begin as quickly as possible. Every birth injury is unique and the type of treatment a child will need depends on the exact type of injury and how severe the injury is. However, there are many types of treatments that

After a long, cold winter, the return of spring and summer means lots of runners are eager to lace up their running shoes and head outside again for their running sessions. The days are longer, the temperatures are warmer, and the days are sunnier, so there are lots of days to get a really great

If there’s one sight Michigan drivers are all too familiar with, it’s the sight of construction barrels. Road construction is never convenient, but it is a necessity. And now that winter is over, it’s time for road construction projects to become a lot more common — if your daily commute isn’t already being impacted by

Michigan is full of great boating opportunities and after a long, cold winter, lots of boaters are eager to get back out on the water. But in all the excitement about boating season finally making its return, it’s important to not forget about some basic boating safety measures. According the the U.S. Coast Guard, the

Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance laws have long been a hot topic amongst lawmakers and after years of ongoing debate, Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently officially signed a bill into law that will overhaul the state’s auto insurance laws. Since 1973, Michigan has had a unique system of no-fault auto insurance that was intended to lower costs

When the time comes to welcome a new child into the world, mothers aren’t necessarily limited to giving birth in a hospital. Some expectant parents like the idea of delivering their new child in the comfort of their own home with the assistance of a midwife and doula while others might be interested in heading

There are lots of things a person can do to help make boating a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone, both while you’re on the water and before you even set sail. One thing you’ll find at the top of that list is to check the conditions of the water on the day you’re planning

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