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August 2016 Archives

Tips for identifying the best nursing home for your loved one

At first, she may have seemed a little forgetful. Then you found out about the car accidents that she tried to hide. But it was finally her confused mannerisms and inability to maintain at conversation at the Christmas gathering when you realized that your very independent mother needed help that you couldn't provide.

The impacts of birth asphyxia and reperfusion injury on newborns

If you have been reading our overview on preterm delivery, you are familiar with "hypoxia," a term used to describe a condition marked by oxygen deprivation in the brain that occurs during childbirth. Responsible for this low oxygen level is birth asphyxia, which can occur before, during and even after childbirth. While you may not initially suspect that your loved one has been impacted by this condition, it is important to monitor your child for symptoms after delivery because the effects of birth asphyxia can be felt weeks after the baby's birth.

Newborns and cephalohematoma

Infant cephalohematoma happens in 1 to 2 percent of live births. This injury occurs more often when birth-assisting tools are used during the delivery process. While the initial injury may heal without medical problems, additional complications may arise. Families should be well aware of this condition and complicating factors.

ALTON —Like any successful trial lawyer, John Hopkins knows the importance of preparation. But he usually doesn’t write out the questions he plans to ask witnesses in depositions or in court.

“I like to react to what the witness is saying—not only what they’re saying, but how they’re saying it,” Hopkins says.

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