Massachusetts sees an Overwhelming Jump in Hospital Mistakes

Within the last year, Massachusetts acute-care hospitals reported over 750 serious medical errors and patient injuries. This number is a 70 percent jump from previous years, causing concern for Hospital executives, as well as the patients and their families who were harmed by these errors.

By |2021-04-16T06:16:14-04:00August 15, 2014|

Connecticut couple drowns on honeymoon

A Danbury, Connecticut couple is being mourned after drowning during their honeymoon in Costa Rica when powerful currents swept them offshore. It was reportedly the second marriage for both Ruth Rowe and Bruce Loev, who reconnected after growing up together in New York.   The

By |2021-04-16T12:47:52-04:00July 18, 2013|

Boston Bicyclist Struck and Killed

A visiting scientist from Japan has been killed while riding her bicycle in Boston. Police say that the rider, who has been working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was struck at the intersection of Beacon Street and Charlesgate West at about 3:30 pm

By |2021-04-16T12:33:38-04:00May 20, 2013|

“Human Error” Said To Cause Gas Explosion In Springfield, MA

Human error was the cause of Friday’s natural gas explosion in downtown Springfield that leveled a strip club, damaged dozens of other buildings, and injured at least 19 people, officials said today.   In a statement, State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan’s office said the explosion

By |2021-04-16T06:11:49-04:00November 26, 2012|

Woman Severely Burned In North End Apartment Fire

A woman suffered severe burns in a four-alarm fire at an apartment building in the North End late Tuesday night. The fire was large enough that as many as 100 firefighters arrived at the scene. The fire at 26 Cooper St. started shortly after 11

By |2021-04-16T15:26:32-04:00September 5, 2012|

Papa Bear Loungeabouts Recalled for Flammability

 The playful papa bear lounge about has been recalled due to flammability standard failure. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (UPCPSC) claims that about 10,000 of these pajamas have been recalled as they pose a burn injury risk to the kids who wear them.  

By |2021-04-16T07:20:38-04:00March 1, 2012|
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