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New Test for Internal Brain Bleeding Can Help Elderly Concussion Patients

When a patient suffers a concussion, they can experience a range of debilitating symptoms, including headaches, confusion, problems with coordination or balance, and mood changes. But concussion patients could also experience intracranial bleeding, which can have even more dire consequences, including death. Fortunately, a new blood test can help doctors…

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Severe Allergic Reaction to Prescription Drugs

There is a reason that doctors ask about your allergies when you first fill out paperwork. Allergic reactions have been known to cause serious injury and sometimes even death. Prescribing the right drugs requires that doctors and pharmacists be aware of how those drugs will interact with other drugs, along…

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What are Florida’s Laws about Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs?

When people think about a DUI accident or just driving under the influence, they immediately think of alcohol. But someone can be picked up for DUI if their impairment has a more innocent source, such as prescription drugs. Famous golfer Tiger Woods, for example, was stopped for driving erratically, which…

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Ordinary Negligence or Medical Negligence? Florida Supreme Court Brings Some Clarity

When a person is injured by a medical professional, they can bring a lawsuit for compensation, just like they could if they were injured in a slip and fall accident inside a grocery store. But a medical malpractice lawsuit differs in one key way: plaintiffs must submit an affidavit from…

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