Blog Posts in July, 2015

  • 3M Bair Hugger Forced Air Warmer May Allow Pathogens To Contact Surgical Wounds

    Surgeons have long known that keeping a patient warm during surgery results in a more positive outcome. Patients whose bodies are kept at a consistent temperature during surgical procedures exhibit ...
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  • Health Care Law Reform Eliminates Abusive Insurance Company Practices

    If you or a loved one were denied health insurance coverage , were subject to higher premiums, or had health insurance coverage cancelled by Fortis Insurance Company, Time Insurance Company or ...
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  • Health Care Workers Work While Sick

    Doctors and nurses go to work sick too often, endangering the very patients they are trying to help. A survey published in JAMA Pediatrics revealed that, although 95.3% of the physicians and ...
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  • Look Before You Lock

    During these hot summer months, keeping your child safe around closed, hot vehicles is a major concern. New campaigns across our nation are being launched in an effort to help further spread awareness ...
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  • Buying One's Freedom

    An illiterate, poor, middle aged man who suffers from mental illness was forced to spend six days behind bars after he could not come up with $300 to pay his bail after being picked up for public ...
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  • School's Out! Selecting a Summer Camp

    Summer camps will be in full swing before you know it, with great possibilities for lifelong friendships and lasting memories. Here are some important safety questions to ask when researching and ...
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  • Gun Control Myths Debunked

    After the horrific shooting that took place at the AME church in Charleston, South Carolina last month, President Obama sat through an interview with comedian Marc Maron. In this interview Maron asked ...
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  • Help Stop Our Kids From Pulling the Trigger

    With all the horrid stories of children and guns we’ve been hearing in the news lately, it is important that we further educate our youth and their guardians on the subject. Everytown for Gun Safety, ...
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  • Jury Verdict Sends Strong Message About a Patient's Rights

    Our patient, Tayba Tahir, underwent a temporal artery biopsy (TAB), a routine procedure usually lasting no more than 15-20 minutes. The goal of the procedure is to sample a small piece of the temporal ...
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  • Spotlight on Water Safety

    We had the privilege of speaking recently with Christy Szoke, who is the Aquatics/Facilities Manager for the Cleveland Metroparks. Christy started working as a lifeguard at the Cleveland Metroparks in ...
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