Month: October 2012

    Signs of Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

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    The National Center on Elder Abuse reports that more than 20,000 complaints of nursing home abuse are reported each year, but only 1 in every 14 incidents are actually reported…

    FDA Issues Additional Warning on Possible Meningitis Infections

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    Since the outbreak of fungal meningitis has sparked fear and outrage across the country, a Massachusetts based pharmacy outlet has been in the crosshairs of federal regulators. According to a…

    Study: More Children Given Antipsychotic Drugs

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    While prescriptions of antipsychotic drugs to adults have certainly increased in the last decade, the number of such drugs prescribed to children has increased dramatically. According to a study published…

    Officials Examining Accidents Caused by Those Under the Influence of Drugs

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    New Jersey has recently allowed the use of medical marijuana within the state, and the program has faced several problems. As the initial hurdles are cleared, there will be long-term…