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Jun30, 2015

Can Sleep Aid Drugs Contribute to Higher Car Crash Risk?

The study looked at the driving records of people who took any of the sleep aids mentioned and found that they had anywhere from a 25% to a three times higher risk of getting into […]

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Jun29, 2015

Understanding Emergency Room Medical Malpractice

Medical errors in the emergency room
Some of the more common errors that take place in an emergency room setting include:

Medication errors
Failure to take an adequate patient history
Failure to perform a thorough physical examination
Failure to consider […]

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Jun25, 2015

No Wonder They Call it “Whole Paycheck”

This is not the first time Whole Foods has faced accusations of overcharging. As reported by WTOP, “last year, Whole Foods agreed to pay $800,000 in penalties — and improve pricing accuracy — after an […]

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Jun24, 2015

Recent Surge in Unqualified Plastic Surgeons Puts Patients at Risk for Injuries and Death

Common plastic surgery complications
Procedures such as rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, face lifts and even liposuction can carry significant risks even when performed by qualified, competent physicians. Some of the common complications from plastic surgery procedures include:

Infection
Scarring
Hematoma
Pneumonia
Complications […]

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Jun22, 2015

Preventable Medical Mistakes and the Role of Human Behavior

The never events studied in the research study included:

Performing the wrong procedure
Wrong side or wrong site surgery
Putting in the wrong implant
Leaving an object inside of a patient

None of the preventable errors detailed in the study […]

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Jun19, 2015

New Study Explores the Role of Umbilical Cord Accidents in Stillbirths

In a study published by the National Institutes of Health, the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network recently reported on the possible cause of death for 512 stillborn infants whose mothers gave consent for the postmortem exam. […]

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Jun15, 2015

The Importance of Giving Back to the Community We Serve

At Paulson & Nace, we take our commitment to public service and to helping people very seriously – not only in our profession, but in our day to day lives. It is so important to […]

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Jun12, 2015

Consumer Privacy Legislation in the U.S. in 2015

Data security for consumers is a huge issue right now. Even in 2015, consumers don’t have a good reason to have confidence in the safety of their data. That is why in February of 2015 […]

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Jun11, 2015

Summertime Accident Injury Prevention

Let us take a look at some of the mishaps and accidents that often occur in the summer when everyone is out enjoying the sunshine and the nice weather, but may not be as focused […]

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Jun8, 2015

Driverless Trucks Could Mean Fewer Truck Accidents

Driverless trucks and human error in truck accidents
Driving a truck down endless miles of highway is grueling, boring work, which makes it dangerous for human drivers. Driver error is the leading cause of motor vehicle […]

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