Keep Your Baby Healthy | National Birth Defects Prevention Month

Much like a new year, learning that you’re pregnant is a time full of wonder and excitement. 

A baby, despite their small size, changes almost everything. There’s a lot that goes into preparing for your little one, but really the #1 concern for most parents is how to keep their baby healthy. Continue reading Keep Your Baby Healthy | National Birth Defects Prevention Month

How Doctors Legally (And Illegally) Cover Up Malpractice

Doctors don’t lie, right? Hospitals never hide mistakes, do they?

Here’s the situation.

You made it home. Five long days in the hospital, and home was the only thing you could think of.

But suddenly there’s a sharp pain in your stomach. It’s unlike anything you’ve ever felt before. You wrack your brain…”Did I take my medicine on time? Did I follow her instructions? Maybe I wasn’t supposed to eat yet…”

A few consults later with another physician and the truth comes to light. Your doctor didn’t just make a mistake that injured you. She hid it to protect herself. Continue reading How Doctors Legally (And Illegally) Cover Up Malpractice

The Scary Side Of Anesthesia: Mistakes, Awareness, Paralysis & More

This isn’t the Wild West. No, gone are the days where you reach for a shot of whiskey and clench a twig between your teeth. It’s nearly the year 2020 and we’ve got a MUCH  better way to deal with pain.

We’re talking about Anesthesia, the amazing gift that modern medicine has sealed with a bow and gifted us. Something almost all of us can be thankful for…unless you’re one of the few who’ve experienced it’s terrors, like anesthesia paralysis and awareness for example.  Continue reading The Scary Side Of Anesthesia: Mistakes, Awareness, Paralysis & More

The Craziest Objects Left Inside People’s Bodies After Surgery

A sponge, gauze, scissors…

Items that should be left on the surgical tray,  NOT  in your body.

We get it, some people aren’t phased by the sight of blood and can even watch a surgical video without flinching.

But if you’re like the majority of people, you look away. When going in for surgery you may ask how long your surgery will be or what recovery’s like. But the rest…well you leave that to the medical staff. Continue reading The Craziest Objects Left Inside People’s Bodies After Surgery