Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever symptoms

Posted On June 29, 2017 I Medical Malpractice

Although 60 percent of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever cases occur in other areas of the country, Arizona residents who spend large amounts of time outdoors are at risk of suffering the disease. If this disease, which is caused by the bacterium Rickettsia rickettsia, is not treated quickly, it can be potentially fatal.

Being misdiagnosed with Lyme disease

Posted On June 24, 2017 I Medical Malpractice

Arizona residents who were diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease should be aware that misdiagnoses of this condition are increasing. Some people who have been diagnosed with this disease may not actually have it, so their health is being compromised when doctors prescribe them expensive and often dangerous treatments.

What to know about Arizona sexual assault statutes

Posted On June 22, 2017 I Felonies

In the state of Arizona, a person may be charged with sexual assault by having sexual intercourse of oral sexual contact with another person without consent. If the victim is under the age of 15, there may be harsher penalties for those who are convicted of the crime.

Unnecessary testing for some breast cancer patients

Posted On June 20, 2017 I Medical Malpractice

Women in Arizona and throughout the country who are treated for early-stage asymptomatic breast cancer might be getting more tests than needed according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology The ASCO, in conjunction with the American Board of Internal Medicine, has recommended against routine surveillance tests for these types of breast cancer patients.

Common mistakes that college students make

Posted On June 14, 2017 I Drunk Driving Charges

Whether you are a soon-to-be college student or the parent of one, it helps to educate yourself about common mistakes that college students make.

The first mistake has to do with finances. Big surprise, right?

Being foolhardy with credit cards

Credit cards are easy to use.

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