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The Hartford CourantThe state Department of Public Health has penalized six nursing homes for lapses in care that contributed to residents' injuries. In one case, a resident of Middlesex Health Care Center of Middletown who was cognitively impaired and known to have an...
For RedEyeIf you've ever owned a dog, you know the importance of finding the perfect name. Maybe you picked a family name, the name of a childhood dog or even the name of a city you love. Dog lovers Bridgid Nolan, 36, and Sue Naiden, 41, had a different source of...
After more than 15 years sleeping on the streets of Pasadena, it was a brush with death and a lengthy recovery at Huntington Memorial Hospital that helped Timothy Blakney — a persistent freeway off-ramp panhandler known as "Popeye" for his gruff...
Tags: Scabies , Substance Abuse, Hospitals and Clinics, Rentals
Michael D. Eaton ran up a tab for 17 beers plus other drinks before he left a Gaithersburg tavern, according to court records. Forty-five minutes later, behind the wheel of his Range Rover, he slammed into the back of a Jeep Cherokee at a speed...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Nursing home residents taking sleep aids such as Ambien are more likely to fall and fracture a hip than residents not being treated for insomnia, new research suggests. According to the study's lead author, the known dangers...
According to the Center for Disease Control, each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. Falling can cause moderate to serious injuries, including head injuries and hip fractures, and can increase the risk of dying. "When an elderly...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - It seems like a no-brainer. Since about 75 percent of healthcare spending in the United States is for largely preventable chronic illnesses such as Type 2 diabetes and heart disease, providing more preventive care should cut costs....
SOUTH BEND – High-force trauma, broken vertebrae, decapitation -- Police are looking for a man now charged with brutally beating three puppies to death. Joseph Perry, 38, is being charged with two counts of mutilating an animal. A warrant has been...
If you're going to fall and break something, you should at least have a good story to tell. I have broken nine bones. No, I was not abused. Some stories are better than others. The last bone I broke, the ulna in my left arm, involved a ski jump. Good...
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The newly elected president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe has been injured in a one-vehicle wreck on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in western South Dakota. Brian Brewer's administrative assistant says the cause of the...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds
Jessamine County Health DepartmentFor those interested in starting an exercise program in the New Year, the Jessamine County Health Department (JCHD) can help. Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures...
Roger Ebert has had his share of health problems in recent years, including losing his jaw to cancer. The film critic had another setback Thursday after falling and suffering a fractured hip. News first reached many fans through Ebert's wife, Chaz,...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, Roger Ebert
May 17, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 16, 2013 |Story| RedEye
May 4, 2013 |Story| Pasadena Sun
Mar 11, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Mar 6, 2013 |Story| Reuters
Feb 4, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 29, 2013 |Story| Reuters
Dec 13, 2012 |Story| WSBT-TV
Dec 12, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 30, 2012 |Story| Aberdeen News
Dec 27, 2012 |Story| Jessamine Journal
Dec 7, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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