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- Concerns about Hospital Safety
Reliable information about the quality of care that hospitals provide to patients should be available to the public.
- Concern about Asbestos in Nationís Schools
Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA) recently focused their attention on the 1986 law created to protect students, teachers, and employees in the United States from asbestos exposure.
- Multiple Sclerosis Misdiagnosis Sometimes Warrants a Medical Malpractice
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition with a complicated set of symptoms.
- When You Need a Lawyer for Your Social Security Claim
Anyone in need of social security disability benefits knows that money can be an enormous concern when you cannot work. Thus, you may be reluctant to hire an attorney to pursue a claim for social security. Still, there may be both costs and benefits associated with hiring a social security attorney, and you should know what they are before making up your mind.
- New Legislation for Online Asbestos Database
Recently in Washington, D.C., sponsoring Senators Edward Markey and Dick Durbin introduced the Reducing Exposure to Asbestos Database (READ) Act to revise the Asbestos Information Act of 1988.
- Cognitive Neuroscience Therapies Needed for Brain Injuries
Brain injured patients are not benefiting from the newest cognitive neuroscience therapies available, according to scientists in an issue of Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences.
- Proactive Health Care is Essential
When we are ill or hurt and seeking quality care, we expect the best health care services from our doctor or hospital.
- Witnessing Hospital Mistakes May Harm Family Members
An individual need not sustain physical injury in order to have suffered harm in the eyes of the law.
- Risks Associated with Oral Chemotherapy Drugs
Oral chemotherapy drugs have become a popular alternative to IV chemotherapy treatments for many cancer patients.
- When is an Abortion Legal?
The decision to end a pregnancy is rarely an easy one. Social issues, health concerns, or a wide array of other factors may be the reason for terminating the pregnancy, but the consequences can be devastating. Making matters worse, legal considerations have so deeply muddied the waters on a woman's right to choose that it is not always clear when one can have an abortion.