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Are Medical Devices Being Tested Properly for Safety?

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Congressional Briefing Suggests Medical Devices Need Stronger Regulations Through Legislation to Prevent Injuries How dangerous are medical devices? How often are medical devices subject to product recalls resulting from patient injuries, all of which could have been avoided if the devices had been subject to stricter regulations? According to a recent report from Health Imaging,… Read More

New Study Shows Effectiveness of Bicycle Helmets

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Wearing a Helmet Reduces Your Risk of a Traumatic Brain Injury in a Bicycle Accident All bicyclists in both urban and suburban areas know that they are supposed to wear helmets in order to prevent traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in the event of a bicycle accident. However, it is not always so clear just how… Read More

AAA Study Addresses Distracted Driving and Car Infotainment Systems in Causing Auto Accident Injuries and Fatalities

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Some Smartphone Systems are Less Distracting Than Built-in Vehicle Navigation Do you currently use Apple CarPlay or Google’s Android Auto, or do you rely on a navigation or infotainment system preloaded into your vehicle? If so, you may have heard a wide variety of opinions about distracted driving and these automobile systems. If you do… Read More

IKEA Bicycles Recalled Due to Safety Defect

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Bicycles Show Defect in Belt Drive, Potentially Causing Bicycle Accidents and Personal Injuries Whether you go to a store to buy a new bicycle or purchase a bicycle second-hand from a local business or a private seller, you should be able to expect that the bicycle will be free from any safety defects. However, product… Read More

Child Injury Death Rates are Rising

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New Study Shows More Kids in the U.S. are Suffering Fatal Personal Injuries in Accidents Almost all child injuries are preventable with proper safety precautions. Yet despite the fact that parents have greater access to information about child injury risks, a recent study suggests that there has been a “spike in deaths among U.S. children… Read More

More SUVs Means More Pedestrian Vehicle Accident Deaths?

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New Study Suggests Rising Popularity of SUVs Contributes to Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Accident Fatality Rate Are SUVs to blame for the rising rate of pedestrian accident fatalities in major urban areas like New York and Philadelphia? While the growing popularity of SUVs certainly is not the only reason that more pedestrian vehicle accident deaths are… Read More

Study Says Most Auto Accidents and Injuries Happen on Saturday

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Weekends are the Least Safe Times to Drive Are some days more dangerous to be on the road than others? According to a recent article in Consumer Affairs, weekends are the deadliest days for car accidents, and the “most dangerous day of the week to drive is Saturday.” Friday and Sunday are next in line… Read More