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August 2018 Archives

How is paranasal cancer detected?

When people in New Jersey visit the doctor for ongoing health issues, they want to be able to trust in the physician's ability to provide an accurate diagnosis. When an incorrect diagnosis is made, valuable treatment time can be lost, and people can receive inappropriate medicines or other proposed solutions. If a progressive disease like cancer is involved, patients may even lose their lives due to a failure to diagnose the malignancy.

Is the medical industry promoting drowsy doctors?

Medical school and rotations proved exhausting. Yet when you enter your career, you find that working excessive hours does not stop. You doze off and begin sneaking naps in break rooms. You are passionate about your career and do not want to seem weak, but you worry that your drowsiness will hurt with your performance as a life-saving medical professional.

Maternal death and injury rates increasing in America

New Jersey mothers-to-be may be surprised to learn that the United States ranks as the most dangerous developed country in which to give birth. Each year, over 50,000 mothers are seriously injured during or after childbirth; another 700 lose their lives from giving birth. One investigation found that around half of the deaths and injuries were preventable or could have been less severe with improved medical care and better treatment decisions. One of the most common factors found was a lack of timely intervention when problems occur.

Certain drivers more likely to drive while using their phones

Distracted driving is a major road hazard in the state of New Jersey and across the nation. For example, those who use their smartphones to text while they are driving are six times more likely to become involved in a car crash than those who do not. However, even though many drivers are aware of just how dangerous texting and driving may be, they are willing to take the risk.

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