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Infections May be Sign of Alabama Nursing Home Neglect

A Place for Mom recently reported the 5 most common infections in the elderly. It's an important topic and comes at a critical time for both the nursing-home and health-care industries. Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports patients suffer more than 1.7 million hospital-acquired infections each year, resulting in 99,000 deaths. Many...

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Nursing Home Residents May Be Exposed to Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

There are many risks faced by residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities. For those with complicated medical conditions or compromised immune systems, bacteria can be among the most dangerous of these risks. Bacteria are common in any healthcare setting. The intense cleaning products and sterilization procedures used in these facilities are important sanitation...

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Naloxone Under Attack as Alabama Opioid Epidemic Continues

A controversial new working paper looks at the potential dangers of naloxone use as the nationwide opioid epidemic continues to kill more victims than auto accidents. Researchers found opioid-related emergency room visits and opioid-related theft cases both increased in states that have passed naloxone access laws, while opioid-related mortality did not decline. The hardest-hit area...

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Misuse of Antipsychotic Drugs in Mobile Nursing Homes

Sedating difficult residents or those with dementia has become a serious issue in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities nationwide. The misuse of antipsychotic drugs is also on the rise, according to a recent report by CNN. Overmedication is often a sign of nursing home neglect in Mobile. With an emphasis on reducing abuse and enhancing...

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Mobile Distracted Driving Accidents an Increasing Threat

Perhaps never before have drivers had so many distractions behind the wheel. Of course, food and drink, radios, children and pets have always been potential risks, as long as cars have been around. The biggest change has been technology, in particular smartphones. Now, the latest road distraction, an in-car application for placing food orders and...

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Mobile Motorcyclists at Increased Risk for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Motorcycle accidents pose particular dangers to both riders and passengers. Among the injuries that can be sustained, few are as devastating - or as likely to be fatal - as brain injuries. After any accident, it is important for brain injury victims to seek legal advice from a qualified motorcycle accident attorney. Victims have the...

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New Entertainment Systems Put Mobile Drivers At Increased Risk of Distracted Driving Accidents

Across the country, new vehicles are constantly receiving new and upgraded features. Recent efforts have been largely focused on the digital information and entertainment systems which are becoming an increasingly standard feature in new vehicles. While consumers enjoy these "infotainment" features, they can greatly increase the risk of collision. Learn more about the risks of...

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