Patients in a wheel chair

A patient at Newburgh’s St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital recently captured images of what appears to be a bloody wheel chair provided for patient use. According to officials, the hospital confirmed the equipment did not meet the hospital’s standards.

Patients in New York Hospitals have certain rights, including the right to “receive considerate and respectful care in a clean and safe environment” (

Mother with children

For some the divorce process is amiable and ultimately liberating, but for others the process can profoundly affect almost all aspects of daily life. Here are five surprising ways divorce can affect health and safety: