The most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) is genital human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV can infect the genital areas of both men and women and can also infect the mouth and throat. There are more than 40 types of HPV. Most… Read More
Acknowledging and responding to many consumers who were purchasing their prescription medications over the internet, the FDA produced a brochure to help consumers safely use the numerous websites, located both in the United States and internationally, offering to sell prescription drugs directly… Read More
For 2009, the top ten deficiencies found in nursing homes in the United States were: 10. Housekeeping (21% of certified nursing facilities in the United States were cited for housekeeping deficiencies in 2009); 9. Pressure sores (21% of certified nursing facilities in the… Read More
Many times when people think about health care providers, they are referring to doctors, nurses, physicians assistants, and therapists such as physical therapists, occupational therapists, and the like. Direct caregivers are usually easier to identify than those health care providers who work behind the scenes… Read More
Has The Fear Of Medical Malpractice Claims Resulted In Fewer Medical School Applications In The U.S.?
If there is any truth to the anecdotal threats of doctors leaving their profession and closing their medical practices because of their fear of medical malpractice claims, is there any evidence that the fear of medical malpractice claims is affecting… Read More
One of the many complaints lodged by medical malpractice tort reformists is that doctors are fleeing the practice of medicine because of their fear of “frivolous” medical malpractice lawsuits. The fear-mongers warn that there will soon be not enough doctors in the… Read More