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Safety Advocates Voice Concerns About Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx

safety Advocates Voice Concerns About Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx - Safety Advocates Voice Concerns About Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx

Is the Vision Zero Initiative Paying Enough Attention to the Bronx in Preventing Personal Injury Accidents While Biking? If you know anything about New York’s Vision Zero initiative, you know this is a large-scale program that is designed to reduce (and ultimately eliminate) traffic fatalities, including deadly bicycle accidents and pedestrian personal injury accidents. But… Read More

New Documentary Addresses Deadly Medical Errors

New Documentary Addresses Deadly Medical Errors - New Documentary Addresses Deadly Medical Errors

Documentary Film on Medical Malpractice and Negligence Seeks to Reduce Patient Death Rates Can public awareness about the serious harms of medical errors result in a decline in patient death rates? According to an article in Medpage Today, a new documentary film, To Err Is Human, will be released across the country this fall. The… Read More

Ridesharing Industry and Drowsy Driving

Researchers Say Auto Accident Injuries From Drowsy Driving Are a Serious Concern in the Ridesharing Industry - Ridesharing Industry and Drowsy Driving

Researchers Say Auto Accident Injuries From Drowsy Driving Are a Serious Concern in the Ridesharing Industry If you live in New York, Philadelphia, or another major metro area, chances are you regularly use ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft. When you use your app to hire a ride, you may not be thinking about the… Read More

Can New Auto Recall Search Tool Prevent Safety Defect Injuries?

Can New Auto Recall Search Tool Prevent Safety Defect Injuries  - Can New Auto Recall Search Tool Prevent Safety Defect Injuries?

Automakers Launch Recall Search Tool to Increase Consumer Knowledge About Dangerous Auto Defects Has your car or one of its parts been subject to a safety recall? How can you know for certain if your motor vehicle may have an auto product defect that could cause serious injuries? You can simply keep an eye out… Read More

Staying Active can Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries Among Older Adults

Staying Active can Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries Among Older Adults 1 - Staying Active can Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries Among Older Adults

Teaching Your Body to “Move Like a Child” May Help Prevent  Slip and Fall Cases As people age, they tend to take things more slowly. For instance, we might walk less strenuously during exercise, or we may cut down on high-impact fitness routines. However, according to a recent news release from the Mayo Clinic News… Read More

Less Than Half of All Youth Concussions Result from Contact Sports

Less Than Half of All Youth Concussions Result from Contact Sports - Less Than Half of All Youth Concussions Result from Contact Sports

New Study Suggests Only 40% of Child and Teen Concussions Happen While Playing Contact Sports Contact sports such as football or soccer have become almost synonymous with concussion risks. Many teen athletes do sustain concussions and other traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) while playing contact sports. However, it is important for parents to recognize that contact… Read More

Can U.S. Car Travelers Do More to Prevent Child Injuries in an Auto Accident?

Can U.S. Car Travelers Do More to Prevent Child Injuries in an Auto Accident  - Can U.S. Car Travelers Do More to Prevent Child Injuries in an Auto Accident?

Changing the Way We Protect Children from Serious Auto Accident Injuries Are we doing enough to prevent our kids from sustaining serious injuries in car accidents? According to a recent article in The New York Times, motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death among children, and we need to think carefully about changing… Read More

Burn Injury Death Rates Have Dropped

Burn Injury Death Rates Have Dropped - Burn Injury Death Rates Have Dropped

Fewer Children Suffering Fatal Burn Injuries, Study Says How often do children suffer serious burn injuries, and how frequently do those child injuries result in the death of the victim? According to a recent article in MedicalXpress, a new study reported in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons concluded that child injury deaths… Read More

New Study Addresses Sleep Deprivation and Auto Accident Injuries

New Study Addresses Sleep Deprivation and Auto Accident Injuries - New Study Addresses Sleep Deprivation and Auto Accident Injuries

Drivers Who are Constantly Sleep Deprived May be at Particularly High Risk of an Injury Due to a Car Accident If you are almost constantly sleep deprived and regularly get behind the wheel without getting sufficient sleep the night before, are you able to manage your sleep deprivation on the road? Or, are you more… Read More