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When Is Going to an Urgent Care Clinic a Bad Idea?

Published on Jun 20, 2019 at 11:55 am in Medical Malpractice.

When an illness or injury appears out of the blue, you may be uncertain about where to go for care. If the symptoms you’re facing aren’t life-threatening, but your doctor can’t get you in right away or their office is closed, you can head to your closest urgent care clinic.

While many urgent care facilities offer convenient medical services, it’s not always the best place to go. It’s important to know when going to an urgent care clinic is a bad idea, so you can make the best decision for your health.

Here are some situations where going to an urgent care center may be a poor decision:

Two Louisville Nursing Homes Named in Senate’s Report of Facilities with ‘Poor Care’

Published on Jun 11, 2019 at 2:39 pm in Nursing Home Abuse.

On Monday, June 3, almost 400 nursing homes nationwide had their names released because of their poor safety records. The list of names was made public by U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (PA-R) and Bob Casey (PA-D). Six on the list are in Kentucky, and two are located right here in Louisville. The two Louisville nursing homes named were Klondike Center and Springhurst Health and Rehab.

Lawsuit Filed Against OSU Over Richard Strauss’ Alleged Abuse

Published on Jun 4, 2019 at 11:42 am in Title IX.

On May 29, 2019, 37 former male athletes from Ohio State University filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school. They are alleging that university officials did not stop Dr. Richard Strauss from sexually abusing students during physical examinations and other medical treatments.

The lawsuit, which was filed in Columbus in the U.S. District Court, only names one plaintiff. The other 36 are listed as John Does. The named plaintiff is a former OSU wrestler, Mike DiSabato. While Strauss committed suicide in 2005, he was never prosecuted for the alleged crimes.

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun in Louisville 2019 Edition

Published on May 28, 2019 at 12:15 pm in Fun Stuff.

We all love to make plans for the summer season. Typically, people look forward to vacations away from their hometown, but there is so much happening in Louisville this summer that you may consider a staycation. Before summer gets into full swing, let’s take a look at all the goings-on in our city. Mark your calendars now so you can keep track of everything and you’ll always be looking forward to the next fun event!

What Should You Do as a Victim of Sexual Assault?

Published on May 21, 2019 at 2:10 pm in Title IX.

When a sexual assault occurs, the person who was assaulted may feel out of control of their own life. They may feel alone and completely unsure of their next move. Unfortunately, this often leads to many survivors suffering in silence and not getting the support they need. But it’s important to remember that there are people who are willing and ready to help them.

Why Is It Important to Reach Out?

While you do not have to speak about your trauma if you do not want to, there are certain ways that reaching out can help you with your recovery. Survivors will respond to what happened to them in different ways. Some people may struggle with depression or have flashbacks to what happened to them.