Recent Study Finds Medical Errors are Third Leading Cause of Death in the United States medical malpractice lawyers baltimore, baltimore medical mistake law firm, hospital error lawyers, maryland medical malpractice law firm, patient safety

Even though medical professionals strive to provide the highest standard of care to their patients, thousands of medical mistakes take place every day in the US. Medical mistakes occur regularly due to communication breakdowns, diagnostic errors, poor judgment, and inadequate skill. These mistakes can directly result in patient harm and death, and are not identified on a person’s death certificate. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) compiles an annual list of the most…

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Center for Disease Control Calls for More Research About the Safety of Using Antidepressant Medications During Pregnancy birth injury lawyers baltimore, maryland birth trauma law firm, dangerous drug attorneys baltimore, birth defects, SSRI medication, CDC, Treating for Two initiative

In the CDC’s most recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the agency calls for greater research on antidepressant drug use during pregnancy. The CDC’s research in the past has indicated that there may be a link between the use of SSRI antidepressant medications during pregnancy and an increased risk of serious birth defects in children. The CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) is working to improve the health of mothers and…

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Chipotle Restaurants Linked to E. coli – Outbreak Affects Maryland Residents food safety lawyers baltimore, product liability law firm baltimore, product injury lawyers maryland, e. coli outbreak, chipotle e. coli outbreak

The Center for Disease Control recently confirmed that an E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle Restaurants now has at least one confirmed case in Maryland. The popular restaurant has been linked to an outbreak of the dangerous E. coli bacteria since November 13th, and the CDC is warning consumers that the number of reported cases is growing. A total of nine states in the U.S, including Maryland, now have confirmed cases of E. coli infection…

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New Warning Labels for Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) defective drug law firm baltimore, medication error attorneys maryland, drug label warnings, heart attack & stroke lawyers

In the wake of new research indicating increased risks of heart attacks and strokes, the FDA is requiring new warning labels for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, which for years have been viewed largely as reliable, over-the-counter solutions to a myriad of common health problems. On July 9th, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that they will create new boxed warnings to alert consumers of the severe health risks that may…

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Lead Paint Poisoning Still Effecting Our Most Vulnerable Communities lead paint, lead poisoning, lead poisoning lawyers in baltimore, freddie gray, baltimore protests, lead exposure and youth development, maryland toxic exposure law firm

At The Yost Legal Group, Baltimore Injury and Medical Malpractice law firm, we have represented hundreds of clients dealing with the lingering effects of lead paint poisoning in their children and loved ones. Exposure to lead paint has been indisputably linked to multiple mental and physical developmental ailments that can prove especially harmful to children. Symptoms of lead paint poisoning include: Decreased IQ Dramatic decrease in attention span and hand-eye coordination Loss of short-term memory…

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Pre-Packaged Caramel Apples Responsible for 5 Deaths and 29 Hospitalizations Pre-Packaged Caramel Apples Responsible for 5 Deaths and 29 Hospitalizations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) is investigating a listeria outbreak linked to pre-packaged caramel apples and as of December 22, 2014, is warning consumers not to eat any commercially packaged caramel apples until it has completed its investigation. http://www.cdc.gov/listeria/outbreaks/caramel-apples-12-14/index.html The outbreak, which is responsible for 5 deaths and 29 hospitalizations in 10 states, has not yet been linked to a particular brand or manufacturer; however, at least one company, Happy Apple, in…

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CDC Lies About MMR Vaccine Connection To Autism

Here in the United States there are certain institutions that have been created in order to protect the public.  This includes the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The CDC is the national public health institute of the United States. Its main goal is to protect the public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease. But, what happens when those people in charge of protecting our health and the health of…

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