Blog Posts in July, 2015

  • When PAP Smears Don't Pass the Test

    || 28-Jul-2015

    On average, American women start receiving PAP smears at the age of 21, to screen for warnings of cervical cancer. PAP smears are usually administered at least every three years, with 5% of all American women receiving the test during their physical. Many take precautions and get tested every year just to be safe. But what happens when annual PAP smear tests get misread and test results are ...
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  • 1 in 25 Patients Have Hospital-Acquired Infections

    || 15-Jul-2015

    A recent major survey compiled data from acute care hospitals throughout the nation, and found that at any given time, approximately one out of every 25 patients has a hospital-acquired infection. What are hospital-acquired infections (alternatively, healthcare associated infections )? These are infections patients contract while they are in the hospital. Common hospital-acquired infections ...
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  • $8.7M Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in School Bus Accident Case

    || 8-Jul-2015

    A husband and wife from Oregon went to cross the street one July day in 2013. Sadly, they didn’t make it across. Both husband and wife were struck by a school bus. The husband sustained only minor injuries but the wife’s injuries were fatal. Now, her estate is filing an $8.7 million wrongful death lawsuit over what they are claiming is a wrongful death. In an unfortunate turn of ...
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