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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 →

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Your Blood Donation Can Save the Life of a Car Crash Victim

Your blood donation can make the difference between life and death for a car crash victim. A single patient with a serious injury may require as much as 100 pints of blood, reports the American Red Cross. Type O negative is often in short supply because it can be given to patients of all blood types in emergency situations. Hospitals… Read more →