Medical error statistics are shocking. It is estimated that nearly 440,000 people die each year due to medical errors. This means that medical errors are the third-leading cause of death. The good news is that there are steps patients can take to prevent medical errors. Below is a list of tips that will help:
When many people think of a beverage with numerous health benefits, tea is usually the first thing that comes to mind. However, a significant number of people greatly prefer their morning cup of coffee over tea, and some may wonder if that choice is doing them more harm than good.
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High blood pressure, also called hypertension, can be a serious health risk that can predispose individuals to blood clots, heart disease and strokes. It occurs when too much force creates pressure on the flexible walls of blood vessels.
A migraine is a sharp, or severe painful headache that is as a result of specific changes within the brain. It is accompanied by sensory warning signs such as flashes of light, tingling in arms and legs, some blind spots, nausea, vomiting and increased sensitivity to light and sound.
2016: A fresh start. Don't we all tend look ahead and dream of a future self: a fitter, leaner, healthier future-self? A new year can sometimes be enough of a reason to spur us on, giving us energy to accomplish new and daunting tasks.
If you are pregnant, you are probably concerned about the health of your unborn child. As you know, the foods you eat during pregnancy can directly affect the health of your baby.
Dr. Manuel Momjian sits down with ABC 7 Eyewitness News to discuss Norovirus Outbreak. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) each year roughly 19 to 21 million cases are related to acute gastroenteritis, which is a fancy word for inflammation of the stomach, intestines or both.
As a patient, you may wonder what nails can tell you about your health and why your doctor pays attention to them during the physical exam. Physicians frequently look at fingernails to obtain insight into a patient’s health. Analyzing the appearance of the fingernails serves two primary purposes.
Feeling sick after eating? These symptoms can be due to food poisoning, Norovirus (Winter vomiting bug), food intolerance, or other health conditions. If you ever experience any of the following, you probably just want the symptoms to go away so you can get on with life.