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    • Proposed Reforms on Minimum Staffing Levels at Nursing Homes

      Proposed Reforms on Minimum Staffing Levels at Nursing Homes

      Pat Quinn, the Governor of Illinois, is proposing reforms that would raise the minimum staffing levels at nursing homes. There have been several studies that have shown that more nursing hours from…

    • Nursing Home Chain Involved in a Staffing Class Action Lawsuit

      Nursing Home Chain Involved in a Staffing Class Action Lawsuit

      Skilled Healthcare Group Inc., the 10th largest nursing home chain in 2009, is involved in a class-action lawsuit currently unfolding in California, which claims that they have put elderly…

    • Allergy Alert – Pierino Jumbo Shells with Cheese

      Allergy Alert – Pierino Jumbo Shells with Cheese

      Pierino Frozen Foods Inc., announced a recall of its 24 oz. packages of “Jumbo Shells with Cheese,” because they contain undeclared eggs, which poses a health risk to those who have…

    • Bruises Can Be a Sign of Elder Abuse

      Bruises Can Be a Sign of Elder Abuse

      A new study released this year by the National Institute of Justice regarding bruising can be useful to identify signs of abuse. As people get older they are prone to more falls, so it may be…

    • $2 Million Jury Verdict in Dental Malpractice Case

      $2 Million Jury Verdict in Dental Malpractice Case

      A South Carolina woman has won a $2 million verdict in a dental malpractice case after a dental clinic mistakenly pulled 13 teeth. Elizabeth Smith, 28 years old, went to the Sexton Dental Clinic…

    • Falls in Nursing Homes

      Falls in Nursing Homes

      About 1,800 people living in nursing homes die each year from fall-related injuries. Falls can also result in disability, functional decline, and reduced quality of life, while the fear of…

    • New Guidelines Intended to Improve Quality of Life in Nursing Homes

      New Guidelines Intended to Improve Quality of Life in Nursing Homes

      In order to help improve nursing home residents’ quality of life and environment, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued new guidance for nursing homes. Beginning…

    • Unreported Themepark Accidents and Injuries

      Unreported Themepark Accidents and Injuries

      It’s a shame that the number of accidents and injuries that occur at Theme parks everyday are going unreported. These theme parks make millions of dollars on families and their children. The idea…

    • Pistachio Products Linked To Salmonella Contamination

      Pistachio Products Linked To Salmonella Contamination

      Pistachio products sold by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella Inc, California are being investigated by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for Salmonella contamination.
      The company…

    • Edilberto Anguilar and Jose Sanchez killed in Van Roll over on I-35

      Edilberto Anguilar and Jose Sanchez killed in Van Roll over on I-35

      Simple things you can do to avoid tire related accedents on a road trip.