Obesity is a health concern in America. Still, some doctors' offices aren't properly prepared to deal with obese patients. One important factor in helping the obese population to overcome health obstacles is to encourage them to lose weight. How can they monitor their weight loss if their doctor doesn't have a scale that can handle weights above 300 pounds?
Proving medical malpractice took place is not always as simple as it might seem. In order to have a strong chance of securing fair compensation in a medical malpractice suit, you must be able to prove a number of things to the court. It is always easier and more effective to pursue a medical malpractice suit with the guidance of an experienced attorney who can help you understand the nuances of the law and how it applies to your experience.
With advances in technology comes increased options for medical care. One new option involves visiting your doctor virtually. While this method might be appropriate for some care, patients should be wary of always seeking virtual medical care. Why? Because a doctor might miss things if the visit is virtual.
It's a nightmare that many people have in the days before undergoing surgery -- waking up in the middle of it. Unfortunately, "anesthesia awareness" happens too often. Approximately two out of every one thousand surgical patients experience it.
Sherri Worth, the dentist whose celebrity status came into being along with the television series "The Swan," now has her license suspended pending the outcome of the California Dental Board's (CDB) disciplinary action against her.
An incorrect diagnosis can be terrifically detrimental to your health. It could mean that you don't get treatment soon enough or that you get improper treatment. When meeting with your doctor, there are a few things you can do to help.
When considering your long-term health and hospital treatment options, you want a doctor who has experience. You want a doctor who is well-trained and highly educated. You want a doctor who will offer you the highest level of care.
You believe you have a medical malpractice case against a doctor who worked with you, causing you some sort of injury -- or making your existing condition worse -- through negligence. You want compensation for the pain and suffering you've had to endure and your costs. What now?
Imagine if you are in a hospital emergency room. You are very sick and you don't know why. A first-year doctor who is on his or her 22nd hour of a 24-hour shift comes in to see you. Does that concern you? There will be other doctors who check his or her work. Does that help?
California wildfires cause millions of dollars in property damage to surrounding homes and properties. Even properties that have not been burned may suffer serious damages and require remediation and repair. One often unseen and unknown harm caused by wildfire is extensive smoke and ash damage to residential and commercial properties. Simply removing the visible signs of surface smoke, ash and soot is often insufficient. If the smoke and ash damage to your property is not professionally restored, you may be subjecting yourself, your loved ones and your home to devastating long-term hazards.