Any North Carolina family that has worked through the difficult consequences of a medical error knows how frustrating the process can be. Not only are there emotional concerns to deal with, but families want probably want to feel as though some sort corrective action has been taken. Unfortunately, that does not always happen.
For many years, Hulk Hogan's name has been synonymous with brute strength and entertainment. Hogan, legally named Terry Bollea, thrilled wrestling fans in North Carolina and across the world until back problems essentially put an end to his lengthy career. He sought treatment from medical professionals who promised to use less-invasive techniques to treat his spinal injuries, but those promises came up short.
Medical researchers recently uncovered a link between pre-natal complications and potentially-dangerous post-natal hypertension, a revelation North Carolina parents may want to understand. Within 72 hours of birth, women can fall victim to medical complications resulting from elevated blood-pressure levels if doctors fail to monitor a patient's vital signs.
In an era when health care costs are skyrocketing, it's no surprise that consumers, employers and insurers groups are looking for creative ways to cut back on expenses. Although more affordable health care is certainly welcomed by many, North Carolina residents should still be concerned about the quality of the care they receive while cost-cutting measures are put in place.