Should you drive if you have narcolepsy?

You may be one of many people here in New York who don’t sleep enough. You may joke that you feel like a narcoleptic because you could pretty much snooze anywhere due to constantly feeling tired. However, this sleep disorder can be incredibly dangerous for those who have it, and for anyone else who happens… read more

Automotive deaths jump 5.6 percent in 2016

For most people in New York, hopping into a car to go to work, to school, to run errands or attend social functions is just a normal part of everyday life. Little thought may actually be given to the fact that every time a person gets in a vehicle, they expose themselves to the risk… read more

Important facts about nursing home rights

Choosing the right nursing home for a loved one generally takes serious time and dedication, depending on the family member’s physical and mental needs. When it comes to the right nursing home itself, staff and medical teams are also an absolute must. What happens when a New York nursing home fails to meet these needs? … read more

Mesothelioma victims do not have to suffer in silence

If you or a loved one received a diagnosis of mesothelioma, it is possible that the diagnosis is the result of exposure to toxic substances. This type of serious lung disease is most commonly the result of exposure to asbestos, frequently because of a person’s job. Individuals who contract mesothelioma because of their jobs could… read more

Common mistakes made in the emergency room

When a person goes to an emergency room at a New York hospital, it is with the expectation that he or she will receive quality care and an accurate diagnosis. Unfortunately, emergency room patients may experience complications or serious effects from a misdiagnosis or completely missing the right diagnosis altogether. Doctors can make mistakes, but… read more

Did your child suffer a birth injury? You can fight back

When a New York family is expecting a baby, it is a time of great excitement. The joy of welcoming a new family member can quickly change to fear and uncertainty if something goes wrong in the process, resulting in an injury to the baby. If your family went through this situation and life is… read more

What is tendonitis and bursitis?

Have you noticed an ache or pain in your shoulder, elbow, wrist or other area that is unusual? If the area is marked by some swelling and even redness you may be experiencing symptoms associated with a repetitive motion injury. Many people in New York face these conditions often because of the activities they perform… read more