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The Most Vulnerable Victims of Sexual Abuse
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Sexual abuse happens when someone, like a medical employee in a nursing home, initiates physical or sexual contact with another without his or her consent. Most of the time, abusers do this because they know they can get away with it. But they shouldn’t, and you can help protect your vulnerable loved one in a nursing home by understanding the nature of sexual abuse....

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How Hypnosis Works and What Issues It can Address
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A research conducted in 2007 revealed to a number of psychologists that hypnosis can significantly reduce the pain felt by burn victims during debridement of wounds (debridement is the removal of dead, devitalized, contaminated tissue, and any other foreign material from a wound which inhibit healing. In 2009, another psychology expert, who has conducted extensive research on hypnosis and pain management, found out that...

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The Dangers to Children During Nasty Divorces
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When divorces involve custody disputes, the stakes are high – ABC News discusses how one wrong decision and a child can end up in the hands of an abuser, or an otherwise loving and responsible parent can be seen as an unfit and delinquent provider. It is therefore up to the family court judge to decide what is best for the child and the...

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Nursing Homes and Neglect
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Elderly people often require as much care and consideration as small kids but are considerably harder to control since they are frequently set in their own ways and determined to have it. In assisted living facilities, however, a good percentage of the occupiers are infirm, necessitating aid to move about, or bedfast. Some who are not physically unfit may be suffering from mental issues,...

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Link between Zofran and Birth Defects
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When Zofran was approved in 1992 by the FDA, the drug was originally prescribed to patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation to prevent nausea and vomiting. By blocking the body’s natural substance serotonin which causes vomiting, the medication was able to help cancer patients. As doctors discovered how well Zofran worked, it wasn’t long before they began prescribing the drug to other patients who were...

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