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Study Establishes Link Between Taking Benzodiazepines And Dementia

by Staff Blogger | October 2nd, 2012

October 2, 2012 A recent study found that elderly citizens who take certain medications for anxiety or to help them sleep run a significantly higher risk of developing dementia later in life with long-term use. According to the British Medical Journal, the risk could be as much as 60 percent higher for those taking the medication

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Dallas Man Injured In Crash After Failed Calls To 911

by Staff Blogger | September 25th, 2012

September 25, 2012 A 35-year-old Dallas, Texas, man claims he was seriously injured in a car accident after repeated calls to 911 went unanswered. According to The Dallas Morning News, the man’s injury occurred September 8 at 11:50 p.m. as he stood next to Interstate 45. Reports indicate the victim was involved in a Dallas auto accident when

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Arlington Nursing Home Staff Accused Of Abuse And Neglect Of Patients

by Staff Blogger | September 18th, 2012

September 18, 2012 The National Center for Elder Abuse estimates that roughly 500,000 senior citizens are the victims of nursing home abuse or neglect each year. The figure is conservative though, considering they believe that many instances of abuse are never reported. One Arlington, Texas, family took matters into their own hands when they became suspicious of

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FDA Issues Recall On Nimodipine Capsules

by Staff Blogger | September 11th, 2012

September 11, 2012 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) works to ensure that all medications are safe. When a drug doesn’t meet safety standards, it’s pulled from the market by a recall. According to a press release from the FDA, a drug manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc., has been recalled after being found to potentially

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