Study Finds High Medication Error Rates in Nursing Homes

Nursing homes are meant to be a place where you can put your loved one to be safe. You were probably given a wonderful pitch that included a professional staff, nice rooms and the latest technology ? all designed to care for your parent or grandparent. Unfortunately, a study published in the Journal of American Medical Information… read more

Xarelto-Defective Drugs Lawsuits

Thousands of lawsuits are now being filed against the manufacturers of the blood thinner, Xarelto. These claims include that patients of Xarelto, have suffered serious injuries and even death as a product of taking the anti-coagulant drug. Specifically, they allege that the side effects of Xarelto include excessive and most importantly, uncontrollable bleeding which they… read more

Car companies volunteer to make smart brakes standard

Brakes are among the most under-appreciated parts of any car. Advertisements and movies always focus on the acceleration and torque, not on the brakes. Luckily, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does not neglect brakes in the same way that pop culture does. NHTSA announced a new voluntary initiative to make “smart brakes” on cars… read more

Texting is not the only distraction for drivers

Distractions encompass more than texting or calling. A driver is distracted every time his or her eyes are taken off the road to change the station, “like” a song on Pandora or Spotify or even turn their head during a conversation. Unfortunately, the number of these distractions is set to skyrocket as cars become connected to the… read more