We rely heavily on our doctors for their knowledge, expertise, and experience in diagnosing and treating patients who suffer from illnesses and diseases or are simply looking to maintain their overall health. Most of us listen to our doctors, take in their recommendations, and follow through with the treatments they suggest we undergo in hopes that we will remain healthy and/or recover from one or more medical conditions we are suffering from. While most physicians provide us with accurate information, there are times when doctors make mistakes. [Read more…] about After Being Misdiagnosed, Iowa Man Undergoes Unnecessary Surgery to Remove Prostate Gland
With the cost of living quickly increasing along with your other monthly expenses, you may be considering purchasing a motorcycle to help cut down on some of your bills as they are a more affordable mode of transportation. Now, although there are many perks to purchasing a motorcycle, there are a few things you need to consider before doing so to ensure you are aware of what you are getting yourself into. Below we are addressing some of the top concerns associated with owning a motorcycle which can help you make an informed decision as to whether you are ready to make the purchase or if you should consider waiting until you have taken some courses in order to become a more experienced rider. [Read more…] about Top Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Motorcycle
Did you know that Iowa has been ranked as the state “with the fourth-highest child car crash fatality rate compared to the U.S. child fatality rate [Source: Iowa City Press-Citizen]? With car crashes already serving as one of the leading factors that cause injury and death, it appears children in Iowa are more susceptible to sustaining a fatal injury when involved in a collision. One of the reasons why this statistic exists is because of Iowa’s current law, says Pam Hoogerwerf who is the director of the Injury Prevention and Community Outreach at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. [Read more…] about Are Improperly Used Car Seats to Blame for the Increased Child Fatality Rate in Iowa?
Lip augmentation procedures have always been a popular procedure to get done seeing that they are affordable and less invasive than most cosmetic procedures. In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons stated that in 2015 “a record number of patients underwent lip augmentation procedures making them the second-fastest growing facial procedure in the United States since 2000.” Now, as appealing as lip injections and fillers might appear, you should know that no matter how quick and easy the procedure might seem, there are always risks associated with getting your body enhanced. [Read more…] about 29-Year-Old Undergoes Multiple Surgeries After Beautician Injected Lip Filler into an Artery
If you’re thinking about treating yourself or a loved one to a cosmetic procedure they have been wanting to get done this holiday season, there are a few things you need to be aware of before settling on a cosmetic surgeon. The fact is, although many of the cosmetic procedures that people get done today are non-invasive, there is always risk involved and you want to be sure the physician who are you entrusting to do it is the right surgeon for the job. Therefore, to help you with your search for a qualified and licensed cosmetic surgeon, below are a few tips to keep in mind provided on behalf of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. [Read more…] about Tips for Choosing the Right Cosmetic Surgeon
There are many traffic laws that drivers in the state of Iowa must follow that are geared toward keeping anyone who occupies the roadway safe. One important law that motorists must obey is the move over or slow down law. When you see a vehicle that is pulled off to the shoulder of the road, it is likely they are experiencing car trouble or had an emergency. This means there is a good chance that one or more occupants may be required to get out of the vehicle to check to see what is wrong or attempt to fix a flat tire. That is why you are required to either move your vehicle over a lane or at least slow down so that you decrease the chances of engaging in an accident with that vehicle. [Read more…] about What is Iowa’s Move Over Law and the Penalties for Violating it?