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Walgreens Guilty for Prescription Overdose Death
We've seen it happen all over the country: Mom-and-pop pharmacies disappearing one by one. In their place there are mega-pharmacies across the street from one another. Now, Walgreens has been found guilty of the wrongful death of a 46-year-old woman fighting breast cancer. Her prescription from Walgreens ... READ MORE

Medical Treatment Errors Can Cause Injury
Most of us place a lot of trust in the expertise of our doctors and hospitals. We like to think that we are safe in their hands. However, this is not always the case. Doctors and other healthcare providers are human. Sometimes, they make mistakes. They make mistakes in diagnosis. They make mistakes in ... READ MORE

Over-Use of Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes
Nearly 22 percent of elderly residents in U.S. nursing homes regularly receive antipsychotic medications, often without a proper diagnosis to warrant their use. These number are lower than they were a few years ago, but they are still quite significant. These drugs can be useful, but they can also have ... READ MORE

Hospitals Can Make You Sicker
People who enter hospitals and other healthcare facilities are often ill or injured to begin with. They expect to get better. Sometimes, however, a hospital acquired infection (HAI) makes them even worse than they were when they entered. HAIs are also called nosocomial infections. According to the Centers ... READ MORE

Bed Rails: Safety Measure or Hazard?
Some frail elderly have a hard time getting in and out of bed. Others may thrash around in bed while awake or sleeping, putting themselves in danger of falling out of the bed. To help with mobility, and safety, and encourage independence, many nursing homes and residential caregivers rely on bed rails. ... READ MORE

Compounding Pharmacy Implicated in Deaths
A compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts has been linked to the outbreak of a rare form of fungal meningitis caused by contamination of steroid injections commonly used for back and neck pain. Meningitis is a swelling of the protective membranes of the brain and spinal cord. Problems with the injections ... READ MORE

 

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Could have but thank God didn't. So absent some catastrophic damages, there is no practical legal case for money damages though you can file a complaint with the board of medicine or the hosptial if y ...Read more

Not on those bare facts. You would need much more - starting with there is no entitlement to have a paticualr doctor treat you and they can drop you as a patient for any reason they choose from a lega ...Read more

First off, I am sorry to hear about what happened to your husband. Secondly, you need to be aware of the statute of limitations; this incident happened in November 2014. The statute of limitations in ...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

Hospital Water

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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