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Is a Midwife Right for You and Your Baby?
Midwives have been helping women through their pregnancies for generations. Long ago, there wasn't much choice - true medical doctors weren't always available. Today, they offer expectant mothers an alternative to doctors delivering their babies. For some mothers it may be a matter of "natural birth," ... READ MORE

Can I Sue If My Child Has Cerebral Palsy?
Cerebral palsy is the most common developmental disability among children in the United States. According to the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation, approximately 764,000 children and adults in the U.S. are living with one or more symptoms of cerebral palsy. Between 8,000 and 10,000 new cases are diagnosed ... READ MORE

Can I Sue a Hospital that Vaccinates My Newborn Against My Will?
When born in a hospital, a baby is routinely given a Hepatitis B shot, a vitamin K injection and an application of ointment in the eyes. In all states, a parent can refuse these treatments. It is best to use a waiver signed ahead of time and submitted to the hospital. The American Academy of Pediatrics ... READ MORE

What Is a Birth Injury?
When parents anticipate the birth of a child, they know it will be hard work but they believe that the results will be worth it - a perfect baby. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Some babies are born with birth defects. About seven out of 1,000 otherwise healthy babies born in the United States ... READ MORE

Who Is Responsible for Erb's Palsy in a Newborn?
Shoulder dystocia is always an emergency requiring immediate and skilled medical attention. It occurs about two times in every 1,000 births. ... READ MORE

Wrongful Birth: The Life That's Not Supposed To Be
Related Item A Georgia woman has filed a $5 million wrongful pregnancy lawsuit against oral contraceptive maker Qualitest Pharmaceuticals. She claims she became pregnant despite taking her birth control pills in the packaging sequence. Qualitest has recalled a number of brands and lots of the pills ... READ MORE


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Bayer Faces Multiple Lawsuits Over Complications from Mirena IUDs

Bayer Faces Multiple Lawsuits because of Mirena Dangers The big pharmaceutical company Bayer is currently facing lawsuits filed across the country by thousands of women for various health allegations. ... Read more

Breast Implants Causing Rare and Deadly Cancer

Breast Implants Causing Rare and Deadly Cancer Nearly each case of a rare and dangerous cancer has been found directly linked to breast implants, and although the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) fi ... Read more

Public Citizens Calls for Dangerous IV Solutions to be Banned

Public Citizen Calls for a Recall of IV Solutions Public Citizen, a nonprofit organization that fights for consumer rights, has called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take action against ... Read more

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Hospital Water The media has recently reported that federal health officials warned nursing homes and hospitals that they must be more vigilant about protecting patients from Legionnaires’ Disea ... Read more

HPV Vaccine May Decrease Oral Cancer Risks

HPV Vaccine May Decrease Risks of Oral Cancer and Infections Researchers have found that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine could lower oral cancer and infection rates in men and women by as much ... Read more

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