An increasing number of women are turning to midwives for maternity care in the current culture where women are wanting greater ownership of their health, particularly their pregnancy, and the outcomes of that pregnancy based ..
Sleep deprivation is a growing concern that can’t be ignored. Public safety and well-being are victims of poor sleep when a moving vehicle gets involved. While anyone can suffer from a lack of sleep, there ..
After an aviation accident, immediate efforts are made to recover an electronic recording device in the aircraft known as the “black box.” The aviation black box records important data, including cockpit voices and sounds, ..
What is Patient Safety? Patient safety is a discipline that emphasizes safety in the health care industry through the prevention, reduction, reporting, and analysis of medical error that leads to adverse effects. As time ..
On November 6, 2018, Michiganders went to the polls in record numbers. Among the heated races for governor, attorney general, and senate seats, was proposal one: the legalization of recreational marijuana. The proposal passed, ..
In 2006, Harvard School of Public Health released a study amidst the ongoing debates over medical malpractice lawsuits in America and their legitimacy. The authors of the study reviewed 1,452 closed claims from malpractice ..
Patients undergo surgery to improve or fix a medical condition. Surgery is a serious matter, no matter if it is a “minor” surgery like a routine mole removal or if it is a major surgery ..
Questions Parents Often Ask About a Birth: “Why wasn’t my baby breathing when born?” . . . “Why did my baby’s skin look blue?” . . . “What does a low or poor Apgar score ..
Most parents remember the birth of their baby as a most joyous experience. It is then end of nine months of preparation, anticipation, and eagerly waiting. Becoming a parent is a festive celebration. But what ..
The last few weeks have been HOT, HOT, HOT in Michigan. A state surrounded by the Great Lakes provides a unique advantage for residents to be outside and near water to cool down in ..