Health Care

May 1, 2017
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25% of nursing home residents are colonized with drug-resistant bacteria

In a recent article appearing in the May issue of the “American Journal of Infection Control,” the study’s author, Sainfer Aliyu of the Columbia University School […]
September 16, 2016
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NOTICE Act Now Requires Hospitals to Notify Patients of a Significant Loophole in Medicare Nursing Home Coverage

Effective August 6, 2016, a new federal act called the “Notice Act” requires hospitals to provide both written and oral notice, within 36 hours, to any […]
September 2, 2016
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Illinois enacts law to give fiduciaries access to decedent’s online accounts

On August 12, 2016, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law an Act, effective immediately, which gives Illinois fiduciaries (a person who has the power and […]
July 7, 2016
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Will Cannabis be used by physicians as a part of an Alzheimer’s Cure?

The prestigious Salk Institute has released preliminary results of a scientific study which indicates that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds found in marijuana can actually promote […]
April 6, 2016
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Is this the best hope yet for a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease?

In a recent article in Science Alert, it was reported that researchers from the Queensland Brain Institute at the University of Queensland in Australia were exploring […]
January 18, 2016
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Health Care Costs for Dementia Patients Greatly Exceeds Costs for Other Elders

According to a recent study jointly conducted by Dartmouth College, the University of California, Los Angeles and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, healthcare […]