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March 25, 2019

Hospital Safety Tips

Pegalis Law Group suggests being proactive with your hospital safety.

When most people go to the hospital, they assume that they will be well cared for by capable medical providers. However, it’s still important to be proactive and to take appropriate steps to protect your own health and safety as a patient. Here are some tips to keep in mind if you need to stay …

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March 11, 2019

What Is Shoulder Dystocia?

Shoulder dystocia is a serious injury that can endanger mothers as well as their children. It most often happens during the delivery process when a baby’s shoulders are too large to fit through the birth canal. Physicians must be careful in responding to this issue, or they may inadvertently cause harm to the child. Here …

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March 4, 2019

Preventing Birth Defects

Three simple tips Pegalis Law Group advises to avoid birth defects.

There is never a wrong time to time to educate yourself about birth defects and how you can help to prevent them from happening. While birth defects cannot always be prevented, there are some steps you can take that will reduce the risk of them occurring. Get up to date on your vaccines. Vaccinations are …

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February 11, 2019

Facts about Heart Disease in Women

Heart Disease affects men and women, Pegalis Law Group advises to know your risk factors.

In the United States, heart disease takes the life of one woman every minute. About one in four women dies of heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for American women. Still, heart disease is often considered a “man’s disease” and many women do not realize how serious it is. Knowing the symptoms …

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February 4, 2019

Health Tips for Moms-to-Be

Expectant mothers should be wary of certain foods and disease.

If you’re an expectant mother, it’s important to take some extra precautions to ensure that you stay healthy throughout your pregnancy. For instance, you’ll want to take care to avoid foods that could put you at a higher risk of foodborne illnesses that could affect your baby. These foods include hot dogs, deli meats, soft …

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January 21, 2019

How Cerebral Palsy Affects Nutritional Needs

Cerebral palsy is a congenital disorder that affects a child’s mobility, muscle tone, and balance. It is linked to injury to the brain that occurs during, before, or immediately after being born. The repercussions of cerebral palsy usually affects many aspects of a child’s life, including their diet. Unfortunately, cerebral palsy can make it more …

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January 8, 2019

What Are the Risks of Vacuum Assisted Deliveries?

For the most part, pregnancy and childbirth are natural processes. In some cases, however, mother and baby face risks, whether during the pregnancy or during labor. When there are complications, and the danger becomes too great, doctors often feel they must intervene to promote a positive outcome. When the intervention involves a vacuum assisted delivery …

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December 17, 2018

The Magnitude of Handwashing

Regular handwashing is the most important thing you can do to help prevent the spread of dangerous bacteria and viruses. Handwashing is particularly critical in a medical environment, where patients may be at increased risk of infection. Here is what you need to know about the value of handwashing. Handwashing can protect patients from infection …

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December 10, 2018

What to Expect from a Legal Case Review

If you believe that you have been affected by medical malpractice, your first step should be to contact a lawyer so that your case can be reviewed. When you meet with your lawyer, you’ll need to provide them with all of the information they need to evaluate the merits of your legal claim. Bring medical …

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November 27, 2018

The Importance of Health Diaries for Proactive Patients

As a patient, it’s essential for you to be as proactive as possible when it comes to your health. After all, you will be able to monitor your own health better than anybody else will. One of the most important actions you can take is to keep a regular health diary. These are some of …

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