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A lack of oxygen during delivery is always cause for concern. If appropriate actions aren’t taken quickly enough to restore oxygen, the results can potentially be devastating. A very mild case of birth asphyxia might not cause any permanent injury, but more severe cases can lead to seizure disorders, cerebral palsy, and other types of

All surgical procedures come with the risk of mistakes. Even if you’re going in for a relatively simple, routine procedure, there are a lot of things that can go wrong. When people see doctors, they trust that the doctor will use their expertise to help them feel better, not worse. But doctors are human and,

Car accidents have the potential to result in a wide range of injuries, ranging from simple contusions to broken bones and brain trauma. Crashes don’t even need to happen at a particularly high rate of speed to cause injuries, either. Whiplash is one very common type of injury associated with car crashes and it’s been

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