May 21, 2018

Nursing Home Neglect in Georgia, Florida and across the U.S.

When former model, Rebecca Zeni, died three years ago at a PruittHealth nursing home in LaFayette, Georgia, an autopsy revealed that septicemia from crusted scabies caused her death.  In essence, that means she died in agonizing pain, being eaten alive from the inside out by millions of parasitic mites. This case raises all kinds of fears and questions:  How could this happen in a nursing home in the twenty-first century.  Didn’t the staff at the facility know she had scabies?   Didn’t they treat the disease?  What went wrong? Unfortunately, we don’t have to look very far to find the answers […]
August 12, 2017

What to Do after Florida Hurricane Damage

With hurricane season upon us, we’re hearing lots of advice on what to do to prepare for a hurricane.  Although most of already know the drill on protecting our homes and having necessary supplies on hand, many Floridians are caught off guard and do not know what to do when hurricane damage does actually occur. Preparing for a Florida Hurricane Damage Insurance Claim If any of your property has been damaged by a hurricane or tropical storm, you should contact your insurance company immediately, since time is of the essence in repairing the damage and preventing further problems due to […]
April 23, 2014

12 Million Misdiagnosed Americans a Year

According to the results of a new study, approximately 12 Million Americans receive incorrect diagnoses every year. Having concrete statistics such as this may help to garner awareness and action to resolve this public health problem. In the past, statistics have been difficult to gather due to the nature of misdiagnosis, the inconsistency in the definition of misdiagnosis, and the controversy surrounding many cases. This study marks a breakthrough for assessing the true magnitude of the misdiagnosis problem in America. Revolutionary Misdiagnosis Study The misdiagnosis study was lead by Dr. Hardeep Singh, who was recently awarded the Presidential Early Career […]