On-Call-Scheduling

On Call Shift Problems Include Stress, Payment Issues

Technology might feel like your best friend, or it might feel like your worst enemy, especially if you’ve experienced on call shift problems. In today’s world of text messages, email on phones and cell towers hiding in jungles, it’s no wonder employers… Read More

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Dilantin Cerebellar Atrophy

Dilantin Cerebellar Atrophy Symptoms Can Resemble Stroke

Epileptic patients often take prescription medication Dilantin to control seizures, but unfortunately, Dilantin cerebellar atrophy symptoms pop up among those who have been taking the drug for extended periods of time. The cerebellum is the part of the brain that controls posture,… Read More

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Lawsuit Alleges Link Between Benicar HCT and Colonic Injuries

A man has filed a lawsuit as part of the multidistrict litigation against Daiichi Sankyo alleging that its antihypertensive medication Benicar HCT caused him personal injury. Plaintiff Luther M., a 68-year-old Mississippi resident, began taking Benicar HCT in 2005, according to his… Read More

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Women Report Problems with Morcellation Surgeries

Many women opt to undergo a type of hysterectomy or fibroid removal surgery using a medical device called a power morcellator. However, there have been growing reports of problems with morcellation surgeries. How Does a Power Morcellator Work? A power morcellator is… Read More

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Nexium and Kidney Disease

Is There a Link Between Nexium and Kidney Disease?

Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) including Nexium are some of the most commonly used heartburn medications on the market today. Over the last decade, doctors prescribed Nexium to millions of patients under the belief that there was no risk in taking the drug, only… Read More

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Can Baby Powder Cause Cancer?

As more studies and reports show a link, consumers and the medical community alike are faced with the question: Can baby powder cause cancer? What is Talcum Powder? Baby powder, often made from talcum powder, is used to keep skin dry and… Read More

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Rachel Ray Nutrish Pet Food May Be Guilty of False Advertising

Many consumers, when purchasing food for their pets, gravitate toward the newer trend pet foods that boast “natural” ingredients. Pet food manufacturers communicate this quality primarily through photos on the fronts of their packages. Rachel Ray Nutrish is one such pet food…. Read More

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Football and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, also known as CTE, is a relatively new condition that was discovered by studying the brains of football players who suffered repetitive head trauma. The link between football and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy was first discovered in 2002 when researchers… Read More

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Dilantin side effects

Could Your Rash Be Dilantin Stevens Johnson Syndrome?

Dilantin, also known as phenytoin or phenytoin sodium, is an anti-convulsant or seizure medication that is typically used to prevent grand mal seizures and temporal lobe seizures. However, the medication may trigger a serious and often fatal disease known as Dilantin Stevens Johnson… Read More

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IVC Filter Failure Leads to Increasing Litigation

An IVC filter, or inferior vena cava filter, is a small basket-like device used to prevent blood clots that are loose in the bloodstream from traveling from the lower body up to the lungs, where they can cause a potentially fatal pulmonary… Read More

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