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July 2015 Archives

Maternal mortality rising in America

Current and future Pennsylvania mothers might be alarmed to learn that overall rates of maternal mortality have been rising over the past few decades in the United States. In fact, experts with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that the rate at which American women are dying during pregnancy or childbirth has more than doubled what it was during the 1980s.

Lyme disease and misdiagnoses

Pennsylvania residents who enjoy the great outdoors may be interested to learn that Lyme disease testing and diagnostic methods may be significantly unreliable. Some statistics indicate that laboratory testing only correctly confirms about half of all cases. One physician who specializes in diseases spread by ticks noted that early diagnosis and treatment are essential. There are approximately 300,000 cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention each year.

Interstate trucking sometimes means accidents in multiple states

Have you ever wondered by trucking companies are regulated by the federal government? One important reason is that trucking companies located in one state can send their trucks on deliveries across the U.S., and even into Canada and Mexico. We can’t have different traffic and safety rules for trucks from different states; we need nationwide standards everyone has to meet.

Interstate trucking sometimes means accidents in multiple states

Have you ever wondered by trucking companies are regulated by the federal government? One important reason is that trucking companies located in one state can send their trucks on deliveries across the U.S., and even into Canada and Mexico. We can't have different traffic and safety rules for trucks from different states; we need nationwide standards everyone has to meet.