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Antibiotics in Sewage Needs Safe Thresholds to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

September 15, 2020

According to new research, the current understanding of safe antibiotic levels in rivers may not prevent the evolution of antibiotic resistance and sufficiently protect human health. The study implies the need to introduce thresholds to help fight the spread of resistant bacteria. Around 70%  of the antibiotics we take as medicine end up in the…

car accident

What Should DUI Victims Know About MADD and Other DUI Victim Groups?

September 5, 2020

DUI accidents happen every day, in fact, every few minutes. But what are you supposed to do when someone comes barreling toward you? Many DUI victims feel as though they need to focus on their physical recovery more than anything else, and for people who’ve experienced an extensive injury, that may be true. But, regarding…

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What Happens If I Have to Travel for My Doctor’s Appointments?

August 21, 2020

Many people find out that even if they live in one of the big bustling cities in Ohio, they need to travel for their doctors’ appointments. Even just getting across town can be a pain and if not impossible given your injuries, but you may need to see an out of town specialist for a…

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Determining if You Need an Attorney to Take Action Against a Speeding Driver

August 5, 2020

Speeding drivers are a big problem, and high speeds will often escalate injuries from mild to possibly fatal. It’s well known that the higher the speed, the more probable of fatality, but still people travel well above the speed limit. So what can you do as you start your recovery from a crash with a…

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How Do You Find Out If Multiple People are At-Fault?

July 20, 2020

While it seems like someone would give you a complete update with all the relevant information on your crash, that just doesn’t happen. There is no magical person that will tell you all the details collected about your crash. However, with a specialized car accident attorney, you might be able to access much more information…

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Jurors Need Science Guide in the Talc Litigations

August 15, 2020

In the past decades, the word “talc” was associated with baby powder and nobody even knew that it was deadly toxic. Today we know that talcum powder is, in fact, dangerous because it contains asbestos. No wonder some of the biggest cosmetic companies are facing lawsuits from people who were using their talcum powder and…

PPI

Proton Pump Inhibitors May Increase Risk of COVID-19

July 26, 2020

According to researches, patients who use proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be exposed to a higher risk get COVID-19. This new finding suggests that doctors should consider which patients need such powerful acid-lowering drugs, said professor of medicine, Brennan Spiegel. Spiegel’s study was published on July 7 in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Although studies have…

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Black Box Warnings Do Not Make Fluoroquinolone Acceptable

July 15, 2020

Numerous patients across the United States faced injuries that changed their lives after they used a commonly prescribed antibiotic from the fluoroquinolone drug class. These cases grow with each day, despite there is a series of Black Box Warnings.  FDA recently warned (in March 2018) physicians to avoid prescribing this drug, due to uncomplicated infections…

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Can a Damaged Road Lead to a Car Accident?

July 5, 2020

Without a doubt, roadway issues can lead to car accidents. But a lot of the questions that people have after these types of crashes is who is going to pay? When the road caused the accident, it’s difficult to pin fault on someone. You might even feel bad in thinking that you could be the…

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Nephrologists Are Reluctant to Accept Janssen’s INVOKANA

June 26, 2020

Millions of Americans suffer from Type 2 diabetes, and about one-quarter of those patients have kidney disease, which makes the diabetic kidney disease one of the biggest reasons for morbidity in the USA. INVOKANA was approved in 2019 as the first sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor. It should reduce the risk of terminal kidney disease,…