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Dec 11, 2014

Nursing Home Neglect Leads to Verdict Against Big Business

By |Dec 11, 2014|Nursing Home Abuse|0 Comments

Dorothy Douglas was admitted to Heartland of Charleston nursing home in West Virginia in September of 2009. At the time, she was 87 years old and suffering from Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s dementia, and other health issues. When she was admitted, she was able to walk with a walker and recognize and communicate with her family. [...]

Dec 11, 2014

New Solution May Help Reduce Risk of Shoulder Dystocia

By |Dec 11, 2014|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Shoulder dystocia is a birth injury that can be caused by many factors at the time of delivery. It occurs during labor after the delivery of the head, when the shoulder of an infant cannot pass through part of the pubis. Shoulder dystocia complicates pregnancies, and can often result in assisted deliveries involving forceps or [...]

Dec 1, 2014

New Gene Findings May Help Reduce the Risk of Stroke

By |Dec 1, 2014|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

The School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway has recently published the results of the largest study of its kind ever undertaken. Researchers from all over the globe processed the genomes of 1,400 people suffering from cervical artery dissection as well as 14,400 people not afflicted by the disease. The new findings, published in the [...]