ER Visits for Brain Injuries Rise Rapidly

 

Serious head injuries could be caused by many different factors, from car
accidents to sports injuries. In Texas, where sports are a huge part of
many residents’ everyday lives, medical matters involving concussions
have also seen increased awareness of the dangers involved. Once thought
to be a relatively normal part of playing sports, concussions are now
viewed as the potentially serious
brain injuries that they are.
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Pregnancy-Related Injuries can Require Extensive Recovery

 

May is the month when people all across Texas are thinking of their mothers.
The woman who gives the gift of life plays a very important role in many
Texans’ lives, and Mother’s Day is when appreciation can be shown
in countless ways. Sometimes giving life can be dangerous, though, and
many mothers know the ordeal of childbirth is trumped only by the joy
of being a parent.
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Loss of a Loved One Spurs New Hurricane Katrina-Related Suit

 

Many people on the Gulf Coast would probably like to forget Hurricane Katrina.
The event was a deadly and devastating one for many, not only in Louisiana,
but in Texas, as well, where many of the displaced residents fled after
the storm. Recently, a suit was filed against four different defendants,
including a hospital, regarding a patient’s death following the catastrophic storm.
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Are Nurses and other Medical Staff Distracted by Social Media?

 

When one is being seen by a doctor or nurse in the Houston area, it can
be unsettling, though understandable, if the professional appears distracted.
After all, those in Houston’s bustling medical field see countless
patients per day, and have innumerable tasks they must complete in a short
amount of time. While patients may accept that they’ll have to wait
a bit to get the full attention of a doctor or nurse, most do expect that
once the provider is there, he or she will be fully present.
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Seizure Drug May be Linked to Babies’ Serious Injury

 

In the past few years, it seems there has been an explosion of new and
helpful prescription drugs on the market. For every new set of drugs that
emerges, though, it also seems as if there are new lawsuits related to
at least one of the drugs. In fact, the ads that many Texans have likely
seen regarding drug-related lawsuits proved to be the catalyst for one
parent’s pursuit of accountability.
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