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- Disruptive Behavior Among Medical Professionals
Many people feel afraid when they look for medical help. Whether it is their fear of a traumatic diagnosis or simply experiencing nerves over a routine check up, Chicago residents and people in other parts of the country may not rank potential doctor errors high on their lists of medically-related fears. That may change, however, in light of recent surveys completed by professional medical groups.
- Proposals of Tort Reform: Limiting the Rights of the Wronged
In the last few years, costly health care has been a hot topic, as families and employers struggle with skyrocketing health insurance premiums and state and federal governments wrestle with ever-increasing Medicaid and Medicare costs.
- Social Security and the Benefits
How to get Social Security Benefits and the Application Process to do so
- Unnecessary Medical Treatments
Are medical tests, procedures and treatments safe and necessary? Unfortunately, many medical tests and procedures are performed unnecessarily, which can put patients at risks for further medical complications.
- Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy: Still a Common Threat to Infants
Despite advances in neonatal medicine, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy remains a common condition in the U.S., potentially causing cerebral palsy, brain damage or death to the infant.
- The Dangers of Sleeping Pills
According to WebMD Health News, sleeping pills are dangerous. A doctor reporting to the news agency has likened them to smoking cigarettes. Even taking a sleeping pill once in awhile leads to increased health risks.
- 3 Early Signs of Parkinson's Disease
Though an outwardly noticeable condition, Parkinson's Disease stems from brain's inability to send messages controlling muscle movements.
- Arizona Social Security Disability and SSI Disability Claims
Social Security Disability benefits and SSI Disability Claims are two different ways for individuals to receive financial compensation and assistance due to their disability and inability to contribute to the workforce, and are managed by the federal government.
- Known to Fail but Implanted Anyway: DePuy ASR Hip Replacements
Johnson & Johnson announced in January 2013 that it had set aside close to $1 billion, in addition to the $3 billion set aside in 2011, to compensate those who received a defective metal-on-metal hip implant from the company.
- Elder Abuse Is a Growing Problem, Especially in For-Profit Nursing Homes
The growing number of for-profit nursing homes appears to be adding to the problems of waste, fraud and abuse that plague many nursing homes.