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What Is Klumpke’s Palsy? Klumpke’s palsy is a pretty rare condition caused by damage to the cervical nerves originating from the spinal cord known as the brachial plexus. These nerves control the arms, and when damaged, they can cause weakness and loss of motion in...read more
Cleveland's University Hospital Ahuja Medical Center mishandled more than 2,000 frozen embryos and eggs in a manner that may have compromised their future viability. The possible devastation to your eggs and embryos is traumatic. You and your family deserve to have...read more
A study which monitored 1.8 million Dutch women over the course of a decade has confirmed that birth control pills cause a significant increase in the risk for breast cancer. They estimate for every 100,000 women, hormone contraceptive causes...read more
A gift guide for children with Cerebral Palsy When your little one has been diagnosed with a sensory difficulty of any kind, the best gift of all to give is time. Research shows that interactive play time goes a long way and helps parents and caregivers an...read more
Parents never forget their first moment of holding their baby. It’s a moment you never forget. A moment engraved in your heart and ingrained in your memories forever. However, when you’re a preemie parent, this moment takes on a whole new meaning. The constant worry...read more
Children with Cerebral Palsy no longer have to dream about being a superhero. Now they can at least feel like one with the development of the robotic exoskeleton thanks to The National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Cerebral Palsy is one...read more
Anticipating the arrival of your baby requires a lot of preparation and consideration. What you should not have to consider and prepare for, is a medical professional making a mistake that may result in permeant damage to your newborn. Cerebral Palsy is life-long and...read more
Medication errors are on the rise at an alarming rate, and many medication errors can cause significant personal injury or even death. In 2010, there were approximately 17,000 medication errors, and in 2016 the error rate increased to 94,000 according to data from...read more
Nursing home neglect and abuse happens more often than you may think People over the age of 65 now represent the largest segment of our population. More than 40 million baby boomers are in the United States; many will be placed in nursing homes when they...read more
Over time hospitals have made notable strides in increased patient safety. Yet, there is still an estimated 1,000 people a day that die from medical errors. Leapfrog created a Hospital Safety Grade to alert consumers to the hazards that come with putting your trust and personal health in the hands of a hospital. Many people turn to hospitals for personal injury or general medical treatment. This guide is there to help them choose the safest option.
There are more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide and 63 of them have achieved an “A” in every scoring update. Would you like to know the five states with the highest percentage of A hospitals? Would you like to know the hospitals that have a “D” and yes, an “F” rating is located?
Take a moment to review this report and save it for future reference. You will be glad you did and it may save you or a loved one’s life.read more