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  • Study States Hospital-Errors Causing 440,000 Deaths Each Year

    Posted By Regan Zambri & Long || 5-Dec-2013

    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner Until recently, data from 1984 has been used to estimate the number of deaths caused by hospital error – 98,000. A recent report from the Journal of Patient Safety indicates that number was a very low estimate. Updated data reveals that around 440,000 deaths are caused by preventable hospital error. In addition, 10 to 20 times more ...
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  • A New Distracted Driving Trend – “Selfies”

    Posted By Regan Zambri & Long || 7-Nov-2013

    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner When does creativity become insanity? Distracted driving has now reached a new level among young drivers. The newest alarming trend is taking self-portraits – "selfies" – while driving. Some drivers even add #Ihopeidontcrash with their photos. Such a hashtag indicates that the driver is aware of how dangerous this ...
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  • FDA Allows Drug Company Representatives to Attend Painkiller Drug Panel

    Posted By Regan Zambri & Long || 5-Nov-2013

    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner Have drug companies become too close to the organization that is supposed to regulate them? According to a recent article in the Washington Post, this question may have legitimacy as the recent discovery that drug companies paid as much as $25,000 to attend the panel-meetings to become part of "an essential collaborative effort" ...
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  • Children and Concussions

    Posted By Regan Zambri & Long || 4-Nov-2013

    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner A growing awareness of the dangers of concussions among children has recently become a bigger concern for parents with children involved in sports. Evidence suggests that not only does a concussion affect a child’s sports performance, it also has an impact on the daily life of that child. The Committee of Sports-Related Concussions, ...
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  • College Binge-Drinking: Is It a Problem? If So, What Is Being Done to Curtail It?

    Posted By Regan Zambri & Long || 13-Sep-2013

    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner Listed below area few catchy phrases associated with binge drinking among college students: YOLO – You only live once; Twenty-one for twenty-one – 21 drinks for 21st birthday; Fourth-year fifth – finishing a fifth before kickoff at the final home football game. According to the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and ...
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