A recent study has once again proven that when it comes to medicine, a little can go a long way. In fact, small doses of a common pharmaceutical compound can lead to overdose if not properly monitored.
We have often used the phrase "wrongful death" in this blog. It is a common legal term used to describe fatalities that occur as a result of negligence, recklessness or purposeful intent by an individual, corporation or government. But less common and far more controversial is the concept of "wrongful birth."
When you were growing up, the adults in charge of your care probably routinely told you to "wash your hands." Not only could your unwashed hands harm you, should you ingest foreign germs; your germs could harm others, should you negligently spread them around.
In Jonah Lehrer's critically acclaimed new book "Imagine," he discusses the idea that creative problems are sometimes best solved by transplanting the principles of a seemingly unrelated process. As a result, the solution to a problem may not always need to be a "fresh" idea, but simply an existing idea transplanted to a new setting.
Chances are good that most Cleveland residents type on a computer or other electronic device far more than they write by hand. In fact, some people avoid handwriting altogether, finding it to be a messy and laborious chore.
The atmosphere in Cleveland's hospital emergency rooms can be charged with chaos and confusion. The hectic pace, high levels of emotion and miscommunication between patients and staff make emergency rooms a likely place for medical negligence to occur.
The issue of tort reform is undoubtedly contentious. But regardless of what your opinion is, the startling effects of Ohio's relatively recent tort-reform law are enough to make anyone examine and re-examine their position.
We have previously written about the devastating nature of birth injuries, specifically cerebral palsy. This condition, which actually refers to a group of disorders, afflicts approximately one in every 300 children born in the U.S.