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Non-Profit Company Hopes to Reduce Risk and Stabilize Drug Supplies in US Hospitals

prescription drugs
A start-up non-profit company is hoping to stabilize the cost and supply of important drugs to hospitals across the United States. The delivery and cost...

Schochor, Federico and Staton Obtains $1.3 Million Verdict for Wrongful Death

Schochor, Federico and Staton staff
On November 20, 2018, a jury in Montgomery County Maryland awarded $1.3 million to clients of Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A. against an emergency room...

New Study Reviews Rate of Childhood TBI in the US

child concussion
New research reveals a high numbers for those who suffer childhood concussion in the United States. While traumatic brain injury (TBI) sounds frightening, many people...

What is Waiting Behind the Hospital Curtain? Maybe a Serious Infection

hospital acquired infections
Intended to provide privacy, curtains between beds in hospitals may be providing a vector for infection as well. An article in the American Journal of...

Respiratory Virus Claims Another Pediatric Patient in New Jersey Outbreak

fatal virus in children
Nine children have died as a result of a viral outbreak at a pediatric care and rehabilitation center in Haskell, New Jersey. Between September 26,...

The Problem of Poor Information Provided by Plastic Surgeons

surgery risks
A new study suggests many breast augmentation patients are undergoing elective plastic surgery without being fully informed about the procedure or possible complications. Breast augmentation...

Treatment May Weaken Ventilated ICU Patients

ventilator
New research sheds light on how drugs used to help patients in intensive care units (ICU) might actually lengthen recovery time after discharge from the...

Probiotics Taken During Pregnancy May Reduce Risk of Preterm Birth

bacteria
Gestational high-blood pressure, or pregnancy induced hypertension poses a threat to mom and baby during a pregnancy.  New research suggests that probiotics taken at specific...

Study Spotlights Consumer Growth in Use of Urgent Care and Retail Medicine—Thumbs Up or Down?

urgent care
If your local Target or Walgreens has a convenient walk-in medical clinic, are you more likely to drop in for help with a child’s ear...
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