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Medicaid allows low-income families to have access to healthcare.needle image by Zbigniew Nowak from Fotolia.comMedicaid is a national health care program. It offers coverage to those with lower incomes, including individuals and families. The federal government shares the cost with the...
Antidepressant drug, Paxil (generic name, Paroxetine), is prescribed to patients who suffer a range of mood and mental disorders. These disorders include: social anxiety disorder, major depressive dis
Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or medical professional makes a mistake which results in injury or wrongful death. This usually occurs when a doctor or other medical staff is negligent in the care of the patient. For example, if a doctor prescribes medicine a patient is allergic to because
Medical malpractice is a big problem in the health industry. Annually it causes hundreds of thousands of deaths and thousands more suffer minor to major medical problems. They may last for a short period of time or may have lifelong implications. These instances can be brought to litigation, where t
Drug trafficking is a felony referring to the manufacture, sale, distribution (or intent to distribute) and smuggling of illegal drugs, such as heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, methamphetamine and marijuana. Convicted drug traffickers are sentenced according to mandatory minimum guidelines.
If you are going through a divorce, looking for old friends or curious about a new employee or date, you may consider hiring a private investigator to do some research on your behalf. An experienced private investigator can find the answers to questions about a potentially cheating spouse or the bac
The piece of Missouri Legislation commonly known as the Good Samaritan Law is made up of Section 44.023 RSMo, Section 537.037 RSMo and Section 190.092 RSMo. The first version of the legislation was passed in 1979 and was designed to protect professionals who act outside of their business or practice
In the United States and most other countries, pharmacies are strictly regulated under a set of laws. Without these laws, it is easy for the system to become corrupt and even dangerous. Many drugs, if not regulated properly, can be used not only for recreation but for the purpose of doing harm to ot
Eventually all of us must seek the assistance of a medical doctor in our lives. When this occurs we hope that the doctor knows what he is doing and performs his services competently and successfully. However, when this does not occur the law provides a remedy. This remedy is called the malpractice s
When DePuy Orthopaedics withdrew their ASR hip replacement devices from the global market, a wave of questions arose from recipients of the defective ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR Hip Resurfacing S
Medicaid is designed to provide medical care for individuals with limited assets and income and is a joint effort between the state and federal government. While it is primarily available to anyone receiving public benefits (e.g., Social Security Disability Income), it is also available in certain
Federal agents seized 32,275.5 kgs of marijuana in 2008.Marijuana image by spiller from Fotolia.comDrug trafficking in Utah is dominated by Mexican poly-drug trafficking groups. These groups supply cocaine, heroin, marijuana and methamphetamine and are located in the Southwest, the...
Medicaid, a government health insurance program, is available only to patients with low income. Patients on Medicaid should not be discriminated against for any reason when receiving health care services, but according to Elder Care Online, some patients find that some nursing homes discriminate ag
The parties were married in 1985, and had two children together. In January 1998, the parties obtained a decree of divorce in the Circuit Court for the City of Alexandria. The January decree granted t
Asset Transfers are closely examined by Medicaid.doctor desk image by dinostock from Fotolia.comMedicaid spend-down rules generally require individuals to spend their existing assets on medical care or certain other allowable expenses until personal assets are reduced to a point that...
The drug Bextra, and its generic name valdecoxib are also known to increase risks for heart attack and stroke. The drug was originally developed as a prescription pain medication to treat osteoarthrit