- Frank Bailey | December 21, 2007 2:58 PM |
Are big drug companies hiding the results of unfavorable test in favor of profits? A recent article in the New York Times seems to indicate that is just what is happening. The New York Times writes:New evidence shows that the drug makers Merck and Schering-Plough have conducted several studies of their popular cholesterol medicine Zetia that raise questions about its risks to the liver, but...
- Frank Bailey | December 19, 2007 4:25 PM |
Allstate Insurance Company continues to ignore a judge's ruling to turn over papers. Facing a $25,000 a day fine, Allstate continues to disregard a Missouri judges order to turn the papers over. Allstate told the judge they will not turn over the papers no matter how much he fines them.Last month the Missouri Supreme Court ordered the papers turned over. Allstate still refused.I wonder what...
- Frank Bailey | December 19, 2007 9:08 AM |
Nursing Home & Elder Abuse
America has to face the growing problem of caring for our frail elderly. All too often, our loved ones are mistreated and abused by underpaid overworked nursing home staff. It is time Americans address this horrendous problem by bringing to light the abuse anytime it is found.Just today I read about a terrible case of abuse and neglect that occurred in California. The article reminded me of...
- Frank Bailey | December 06, 2007 1:55 PM |
In June of 1998, the Quality of Health Care in America project was initiated by the Institute of Medicine. Its purpose was to develop a strategy that would improve the quality of care in the United States. The Institute of Medicine found that each year, more than 98,000 Americans die because of medical mistakes. That is more than are killed on the highways. In addition, many more people...