By Robert I. Feinberg | Published June 27, 2013 | | |
The human skull is designed to protect the brain from external injury. However, a fall or blow to the head can cause the soft tissue of the brain to move violently or strike against the hard shell of the skull, which can result in a concussion. This type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) can also Read MoreRead More
In the days following the bomb blasts at the 2013 Boston Marathon, The One Fund was created to provide some financial assistance to those who were injured. Donors wanting to contribute were given a June 15 deadline. In the two months following the terrible events of April 15, nearly $46 million was raised. Along with Read MoreRead More
Consumers live in a dangerous world. Anything from scuba hoses to children’s dungarees might be poorly designed or manufactured, posing a threat to consumers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission maintains a website with product recall information. Here are examples of recent recalls: In April automakers recalled more than 1.3 million vehicles in the United States Read MoreRead More
Superstorm Sandy devastated parts of New Jersey and New York, especially coastal areas. A decision was made before the storm hit that the nursing homes located on the Rockaway peninsula, right in the path of the storm and the surge, would not be evacuated. The order was given to shelter in place, an order that Read MoreRead More
I started blogging about the law back in 2008 when some people thought that blogging was just keeping a public diary. The act of reading through newspapers, the law journal and the latest slip opinions issued by Massachusetts and federal courts is a professional necessity, a way to keep myself up-to-date with breaking law and Read MoreRead More
Everyone knows about secondhand smoke — the danger to non-smokers of inhaling tobacco fumes. Now there are warnings that chemotherapy drugs might be endangering the health of everyone involved along the chain from manufacture to infusion and beyond. Not only are drug company personnel and the pharmacists who compound these drugs at risk, but nurses, Read MoreRead More
Bicycle activists are outraged that a grand jury failed to return an indictment against a truck driver who killed a bicyclist on Weston Road in Wellesley. The grand jury was presented with more than 50 pieces of evidence including video footage, witnesses testifying in support of the bicyclist’s riding, and a defendant who not only Read MoreRead More
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass) have uncovered blatant conflicts of interest associated with clinicians responsible for formulating the Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder. The guideline is the primary resource for clinicians who treat patients with depression. Such treatment often includes prescription anti-depressants. The UMass study showed Read MoreRead More
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