We know that brain injuries are an all-to-common casualty of war. Many people also suffer them in car crashes and playing sports. However, acts of violence can also cause brain injuries.
A new study published by the University of North Carolina's School of Global Public Health on March 23, 2017, suggests that a woman who successfully becomes pregnant after having being diagnosed with cancer at a young age is at an increased risk for complications during pregnancy. This discovery was made after researchers studied more than 15,000 births to women between the ages of 15 and 39 in the state.
Since cerebral palsy is a brain injury, it's often a bit different from one case to the next. This can make it harder for parents and doctors to know exactly what the issue is. Below are a few common symptoms to watch out for:
When a radiologist fails to diagnose an injury or illness, the results can be devastating. According to one radiologist at Skokie Hospital, failing to diagnose is the number one cause of medical malpractice lawsuits in radiology.
A 20-year Army veteran and his family had not even been able to welcome moving trucks to their Ashville area home when he came down with what is suspected to have been the flu. His illness led the couple to take what was less than a one-mile trip down to the local VA hospital in the hope of confirming the man's self-diagnosis.