If you have a loved one or family member living in a Houston nursing home or other type of long-term care facility, you may worry that he or she could fall victim to abuse.
What are your plans for this year's Fourth of July celebration? If they include driving, beware of intoxicated drivers on the roads in and around Houston.
A teenager is dead and a 27-year-old driver is in jail after a Harris County accident on Sunday, May 27 involving a Nissan Altima and a Ford Mustang.
Would you recognize signs of nursing home neglect? A beloved family member's life and well-being may depend on it.
Losing a loved one due to nursing home negligence or elder abuse is devastating to endure. Often accompanying the feelings of loss and outrage is a niggling sense of guilt that not enough was done to protect the vulnerable senior citizen.
The late actor Bill Paxton passed away at 61 almost one year ago this month following complications from heart surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. On Paxton's death certificate, "stroke after heart surgery" is listed as his official cause of death.
Placing a loved one in a nursing home when his or her medical needs become too complex to be managed at home is never easy but may become necessary. Despite the best of intentions, family members are often ill-equipped to provide the level of care that is required.
Many patients don't realize that truck drivers have more restrictions on the stretches of hours that they can work than surgeons and other physicians. Even though it's known that even slight sleep deprivation is comparable to being intoxicated by alcohol, doctors still work 12-hour shifts (or more) and then have to get up and do it all over again the next day.
Texans love to hunt, whether it's ducks, deer or feral hogs. It's a way of life passed down from generation to generation in time-honored rites of passage.
Doctors have patients die all the time, and most of those deaths are due to natural causes, such as the final stage of terminal diseases. Unfortunately, some patient deaths are directly attributable to medical errors.