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The History of Blood Transfusions

Every two seconds in the United States, someone is in need of a blood transfusion, according to the American Red Cross. Thanks to the efficiency of current practices, in most scenarios that blood is already on the shelf awaiting the need. The fact that most patients can be given a transfusion at a moment’s notice saves countless lives every year.… Read more →

A Look at the Different Types of Blood Donations

When envisioning what a blood donation may look like, an image of what is called a ‘whole blood’ donation often comes to mind. In a whole blood donation, a donor will sit down, an IV needle will be inserted into his arm, and one pint of blood will be collected into a clear bag suspended above him. While it is… Read more →

Car Seat Safety For Kids: 101

A Safe Car Seat for Your Child Whenever you travel with your child, it is critical that your child remains restrained in a properly fitted car seat. With all of the various car seats available on the market, it is difficult to know which ones are the best and safest. Many parents, thinking they are choosing a safe seat may… Read more →

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Liability Caps And Patient Risk

Extraordinary cases of alleged medical malpractice have made the headlines as of late, and it’s brought tort reform once again back into the discussion sphere. The circumstances behind the surge in interest around reform are unfortunate, but it is a timely conversation. Three studies have recently been released which, while revealing different truths about tort reform, all point to what… Read more →