Adverse Drug Reaction? Pharmacy Errors Can Be Devastating

When you think of medical malpractice, the first person you think of is most likely your nurse or doctor. And it makes sense. Their the face of the operation, after all. But what about pharmacists and pharmacy techs? 
 
Most pharmacists aren’t in secret laboratories counting pills or swirling “potions.” (Thanks Cartoon Network.) No, these days pharmacists are more accessible than ever. Each and every day, both doctors and patients rely on the knowledge and expertise of pharmacists. 
 
It’s no small task, as pharmacists have to be precise and calculated at all times.  Unfortunately pharmacy errors do occur and these mistakes can result in serious harm or even death. 

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Is Military Healthcare Worse Than Civilian Care?

Each day, the brave men and women of our armed forces suit up to protect our freedom. A job that deserves a special kind of gratitude and respect. We’d like to believe that we’ve come a long way in taking care of our heroes and in many ways we have…

But the truth is, in a place where everyone should feel safe, our military has in a lot of ways been disregarded. We’re talking about the care they receive at military hospitals and facilities. Continue reading Is Military Healthcare Worse Than Civilian Care?

Protect Yourself From The Sun & Cancer Misdiagnosis

Ah it’s finally spring…the time of year loved by almost everyone!

The trees green, the flowers bloom, and animals emerge from their winter beds. As the temperature rises, most of us are eager to be kissed by the rays of the sun; turning our skin golden and freckling our noses.

Excited to end the chapter of yet another cold winter, no one wants to be the bringer of bad news, but the truth is…the sun isn’t always our friend.

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Why the U.S. Is Such A Dangerous Place To Give Birth

This might surprise you, but our great nation isn’t so great at keeping mothers and infants safe while giving birth. Take a look at these facts:

► More than 50,000 U.S. women suffer injuries each year while bringing their children into the world. 

► Almost 700 die during or shortly after delivery. (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.) 

► The most recent maternal mortality rate (2018) was a whopping 17.4 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births. Continue reading Why the U.S. Is Such A Dangerous Place To Give Birth

How To File A Claim Against The Military For Medical Malpractice

A few hours after becoming a father to a healthy baby girl, Walter Daniel became a widower.

His 33-year-old wife, U.S. Navy Lt. Rebekah Daniel, bled to death at Naval Hospital Bremerton in Washington. She never had the chance to hold her precious daughter.

How did a low-risk pregnancy involving a healthy young woman end in such tragedy? Continue reading How To File A Claim Against The Military For Medical Malpractice