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Undiagnosed Maternal Infections Can Cause Birth Injuries to Babies

Undiagnosed Maternal Infections Can Cause Birth Injuries to Babies

An undiagnosed or untreated maternal infection can be transmitted to the fetus during any stage of pregnancy or during the […]

Medical Malpractice Myths: Get the Facts

Medical Malpractice Myths: Get the Facts

Many myths about medical malpractice claims and lawsuits are supported by insurance companies looking to protect their financial interests. Myths […]

What are the Effects of the Umbilical Cord Wrapped Around the Neck?

What are the Effects of the Umbilical Cord Wrapped Around the Neck?

Nuchal cord birth injuries caused by the umbilical cord wrapping around the baby’s neck often lead to severe physical impairments […]

Why Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Why Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States, surpassed only by cancer and heart disease. Medical […]

How to Make it Out of the Hospital Alive

How to Make it Out of the Hospital Alive

Following a few simple steps can lower hospital costs, reduce health complications, and prevent medical emergencies that may be fatal. […]

Medical Malpractice: Are Doctors Gaming the System?

Medical Malpractice: Are Doctors Gaming the System?

Many doctors who are disciplined for violations, lose their medical license, or are sued for medical malpractice continue to practice […]

What Caused Your Sepsis?

What Caused Your Sepsis?

Sepsis, a life-threatening infection, is often caused by medical negligence, misdiagnosis, or physician errors that allow the infection to flourish […]

The US Healthcare System Is Struggling with Serious Shortcomings

The US Healthcare System Is Struggling with Serious Shortcomings

The US healthcare system is facing a medical crisis due to inferior hospital quality and substandard patient care in medical […]

Injured at the Rehabilitation Center: Here’s What You Should Know [infographic]

Injured at the Rehabilitation Center: Here’s What You Should Know [infographic]

Medicare patients who go to rehabilitation hospitals and centers have a high rate of preventable injuries caused by improper care […]

Surgery Centers Are Risking Lives to Boost Profits

Surgery Centers Are Risking Lives to Boost Profits

According to health news reports by USA Today, surgery centers are cutting costs to boost profits, leading to many patient […]

Even Mild Oxygen Deprivation at Birth Can Have Lasting Effects [infographic]

Even Mild Oxygen Deprivation at Birth Can Have Lasting Effects [infographic]

Birth asphyxia, which occurs when a baby’s brain and other organs don’t get enough oxygen before, during, or right after […]