Imagine that you're driving down the street at a normal pace, around 25 mph. You press down on the brake to slow before you make a turn into your apartment complex. As you begin to press down, you realize that the brake isn't working. How could that be? You just had them [...]
For many years, transvaginal mesh has been used as a means of strengthening the structure of the vaginal wall. While the use of this flexible patch is primarily for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, there are other conditions where it might [...]
Internal bleeding is a serious medical concern that can impact your body in many ways. If not treated promptly, it also has the potential to cause death. Usually, internal bleeding is caused by a disease, a medical condition or injury.
Being in an auto accident or receiving a traffic ticket can cost you more than just repairing damages or paying the fine. An at-fault accident or ticket can also raise your insurance rates. Even just receiving a traffic ticket has the potential of raising your premiums. But how [...]
The problem with defective medical devices is how quickly they can become a danger to the people who need them. Imagine a child who needs an inhaler for asthma, for example. To get the medicine out of the vial, you must compress it within the handheld unit. If that unit fails, [...]
Even though the heat of summer is still with us, it's already time for kids and parents to think about heading back to school. Between the thrill of meeting new classmates and buying school supplies, there can be a bunch of excitement this time of year. However, the start of the [...]