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Aug 30, 2017

Kentucky Nursing Home Receive Government Fines for Serious Health and Safety Deficiencies

By |Aug 30, 2017|Nursing Home Abuse|0 Comments

If you have a loved one who is a resident in a Kentucky nursing home, or if you are considering which nursing home would be the best fit for your family, this post has some helpful information for you. ProPublica, which features journalism in the public interest, has published a tool which allows members of [...]

Aug 23, 2017

What is Glioblastoma, Exactly?

By |Aug 23, 2017|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, Senator John McCain was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain tumor. We have heard a lot of people speculate about the diagnosis, so we thought we would talk a bit about this type of cancer, and explain why it can go undiagnosed. First, glioblastomas are cancerous. They “are [...]

Aug 16, 2017

What Are Your Rights as a Patient?

By |Aug 16, 2017|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

As a patient, you are afforded certain rights when it comes to your health care, at the state and the federal level. In 1995, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc. adopted a “Patients’ Bill of Rights,” which states that every patient should be afford certain “freedoms” when it comes to their health. You [...]

Aug 9, 2017

CTE and You What You Should Know About Signs, Symptoms, and Potential Treatments

By |Aug 9, 2017|Brain Injury|0 Comments

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on July 25 reveals that the prevalence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in professional athletes may be greater than we ever suspected. The presence of the degenerative brain disease can be inferred from a constellation of symptoms, but a postmortem brain dissection is currently [...]