• How Often Is Breast Cancer Misdiagnosed

    How Often is Breast Cancer Misdiagnosed?

    December 19, 2022 by Carrie Capouellez| Misdiagnosis

    Many of our lives have been affected by a cancer diagnosis – our own or that of someone we care about. In fact, the National Breast Cancer Foundation found one in every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. And, breast cancer causes approximately 39,620 deaths every year. Just hearing about or…

  • Nursing Home Neglect

    Nursing Home Understaffing

    When our loved ones move into nursing homes or long-term care facilities, it is because they need assistance living their lives. Therefore, families should be able to trust that their loved ones will be checked on routinely. Unfortunately for many, not all care facilities are created equal and not all staff members do their jobs.

  • Reasons For Medical Malpractice

    What Patients Should Know About Medical Malpractice

    Patients should be proactive with their healthcare choices, doing research and documenting health symptoms. They should keep a running list of questions to ask their healthcare providers and make sure they get the answers they deserve. While it’s important to trust medical providers who are more educated in their field, you should also make sure you understand what is going on with your own body. This is why it’s important to understand what patients should know about medical malpractice.

  • Protecting Your Loved Ones from Elder Abuse

    Protecting Your Loved Ones from Elder Abuse

    November 7, 2022 by James McHugh, Jr.| Elder abuse

    Those who have provided care for an elderly individual understand first-hand the trials associated with the role of senior citizen caregiver. Emotions felt by caregivers range wide and run deep as many now reverse roles with senior loved ones and assume the role of nurturer. This phase of life is no doubt new territory, and…

  • Common Pregnancy Dangers for Mother and Baby

    Common Pregnancy Dangers for Mother and Baby

    October 24, 2022 by Carrie Capouellez| Birth Injuries

    When a loved one becomes pregnant, it’s often a celebratory and joyful time for family and friends. Many celebrations and family gatherings are had in anticipation of the new arrival and everyone is generally in good spirits. What might surprise some people is that there are often many health risks for both the mother and…