Charges against Lindsay Lohan dropped after pedestrian accident

There may be some credence to the opinion that those with wealth and power can get away with nearly everything after it was announced that Lindsay Lohan would not face criminal charges after she allegedly hit a man with her car in New York City. Lohan, who has had considerable legal problems in the past, […]

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Prevent nursing home abuse by being vigilant

The decision to put a loved one in a nursing home is difficult. Though you would like to be able to care for him or her at home, sometimes family members need professional, medical help. It may be impossible for some families in Queens to provide the 24-hour care or medical assistance that a loved […]

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Officer in Bronx grandmother’s death finally brought to trial

It was a horrific story that many in the Bronx may well remember: a 67-year-old woman who was walking across the street at Kingsbridge Avenue in the Bronx was struck and killed by a fast moving vehicle. The man who allegedly hit her was a 22-year veteran of the New York Police Department and was […]

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Bed sores linked to increased fatalities, study finds

A bed sore, or pressure ulcer, may sound like a relatively minor health issue. A new study led by UCLA researchers, however, shows that individuals suffering from bed sores are more likely to die in hospitals or require increased hospitalization. Unfortunately bed sores are relatively common on seniors in nursing homes or hospitals. They occur […]

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