Archive for November, 2014

November 26, 2014 On Tuesday evening, a Barren County, Kentucky jury awarded close to $18.3 million to the family of a baby born with severe brain damage. The infant’s brain damage stems from a birth injury that occurred at the T.J. …

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November 21, 2014 Although babies have a lot of risks stacked against them given their young immune systems, something that, in some cases, could have been prevented, has been linked as the leading reason for infant death: premature birth. According to …

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November 14, 2014 Methimazole, a medication prescribed to treat thyroid problems such as Grave’s disease, has been linked to birth defects for a second time, according to researchers in Japan. According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), a study led …

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November 7, 2014 A healthcare-associated infection (HAI) is a disease or illness that patients develop while in the care of a medical environment, such as a hospital and/or medical center. Around 1 out of every 25 patient in a medical environment will develop …

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