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Bad Intersections, Bad Weather Or Just Bad Drivers?

According to a State Farm Insurance poll, Mobile has seven of the ten most dangerous intersections in the State of Alabama. As a local who was born, raised and educated in the State of Alabaman and more specifically the city of Mobile, I have driven on every single one of these intersections. Yes, some of...

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Nursing homes breed germ established as contagious, invulnerable to drugs, deadly

Nursing homes have become a breeding ground for a deadly fungus, called Candida auris (C. auris), that has killed half the patients who contract it -- within just 90 days. C. auris is a highly contagious, drug-resistant fungus that has infected nearly 800 people since it arrived in the United States four years ago, according to The New...

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Report IDs Alabama nursing homes for 'persistent record of poor care'

A recent report shed light on four Alabama nursing homes with a “persistent record of poor care.” The four are now under consideration as candidates for the “special focus facility program,” which includes nursing homes that will be highly monitored by authorities. If they fail to improve and correct violations, they could be stripped of...

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Elderly dying more from falling injuries but exercise and Tai Chi can stop a tumble from meaning death

Falls are killing the elderly at higher rates, but dying as a result of falling down doesn’t have to be inevitable. Incorporating exercise can help senior citizens stay limber and keep balance in dealing with elderly injuries from falls, according to a New York Times story. The story discussed a study published June 4, 2019...

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Nursing Home ‘Granny Cams’ Pose Ethical Dilemma

The prospect of posting security cameras in nursing homes is raising issues pitting crime prevention and making certain that residents are getting top care against ensuring residents’ privacy and consent. “Lots of ethical issues are at play, and it raises the question of privacy’s role in our lives,” said Clara Berridge, an assistant professor of...

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Alabama Lawyers on the Best Ideas to Avoid Drug Side Effects in Nursing Homes

Acetaminophen (also known as Tylenol) is one of the most commonly used pain relievers and fever reducers in Alabama nursing homes. While it may be beneficial for reducing the symptoms of painful conditions, it can yield adverse side effects. Use of acetaminophen has been linked to overdoses and health conditions such as drug-induced liver failure,...

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Alabama Lawyers on the Best Ideas to Avoid Nursing Home Injuries

A CBS News story on a study by the Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington D.C. said low unemployment can hurt the quality of service at elder care facilities because higher-quality workers take non-nursing home jobs. Nursing homes, known for their low pay and physically and emotionally taxing environments, suffer in a tight labor market...

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One in Four Nursing Home Abuse Cases Go Unreported

If you’ve visited your loved one in a nursing home and noticed something unusual, it’s important that you recognize the signs of abuse and take them seriously. Nursing home abuse is far more prevalent than you may think. According to an audit conducted by the Health and Human Services inspector general’s office, roughly a quarter...

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