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Truckers: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

In an effort to curb distracted driving across the United States, the National Safety Council has announced that April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This spring, they want drivers to think more about the ramifications of their actions. Police officers may also be on the lookout for distraction to see if they can provide stiffer ramifications for those who can't put the phone down and drive.

RECALL ALERT: Medtronic Recalls Faulty Insulin Pump After Patient Dies From Improper Dosing

The FDA has announced a class I recall (the most serious kind) for Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps used by thousands of people with type 1 diabetes after more than 2,000 were injured by the device and one person died.  The FDA has received more than 26,000 complaints about the devices.  Read full article here.

Medical errors third leading cause of deaths in the U.S.

Think for a moment about the leading causes of death in the United States. You'll probably quickly think of things like cancer, heart disease, car accidents, firearm issues and workplace falls. All of these have their place on that list, but you may be surprised to learn just how highly medical mistakes rank.

Does your child have a Class D Driver's License? Know what his/her restrictions are with a Georgia Class D License.

Does your Teen have a Class D Driver's License? There are several restrictions and requirements mandated by the state of Georgia that a teen must accomplish before becoming a licensed driver. Click here to learn more. 

Determining fault in the wake of a multi-car crash

Georgia residents who were involved in an accident involving three or more vehicles probably know how hard it can be to establish everyone's degree of fault. Those who have not been involved in one would do well to know the basics of how fault is established. It all comes down to the legal concept of negligence: that is, the failure of someone to exercise reasonable care.

Cancer, infections and vascular diseases are often misdiagnosed

As many as 80,000 people in Georgia and around the country die each year and up to 160,000 suffer serious harm because their doctors failed to accurately diagnose their medical conditions. This was one of the worrying conclusions that researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore reached after studying more than 11,000 medical malpractice claims. In what they say is the first study of its kind, the research team sorted dozens of diagnostic codes into groups to identify the most common types of medical mistakes.

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