Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) and Cerebral Palsy

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) and Cerebral Palsy

Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a type of brain injury that affects newborns. The cause of HIE is oxygen deprivation (also called “asphyxia”) that occurs during labor or delivery or during pregnancy in the weeks leading up to birth. The lack of oxygen kills brain cells and destroys brain tissues. The resulting brain damage can […]

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Sexual Assault and Ride Share Services

Are the ride share services that are advertised as a safe resource for those needing transportation truly safe for women? Both Uber and Lyft are being sued by women asserting they were sexually assaulted by drivers, and it’s not the first time. In response, Uber has taken steps to classify the types of sexual misconduct […]

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Pseudomonas Bacterial Infection and Death at the Geisinger Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Pseudomonas Bacterial Infection and Death at the Geisinger Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Recently, three infants died and five others became ill from an infection at the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.  Reportedly, all of the babies were premature; and all of the babies suffered infection from the same organism: the pseudomonas bacterium. Premature babies usually are admitted to a NICU.  […]

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