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Skateboarding Injuries in Philadelphia

Skateboarding Injuries in Philly

Children and Adolescents Sustain Injuries Related to Skateboarding in Philadelphia Many children and teens in the Philadelphia area enjoy skateboarding as a recreational activity, but it is important to understand that it comes with injury risks. According to an article in Philly.com, skateboarding-related injuries result in about 50,000 visits to emergency departments every year for… Read More

New Study Clearly Links Brain Disease to Sports-Related Concussions

New Study Clearly Links Brain Disease to Sports-Related Concussions

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Found in Brains of 110 Deceased NFL Players  Are sports-related concussions in contact sports like football definitely connected to long-lasting head trauma? According to a recent study covered in The New York Times, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative disease of the brain, was found in 110 brains of deceased professional… Read More

Personal Injury Risks at the Beach this Summer

Personal injury risks at the beach this summer

New York and New Jersey Residents Should be Aware of Hazards at the Shore For many families in New York and New Jersey, summer is a time to spend family vacations on the shore. Whether you are spending the day at Coney Island or a weekend on the Jersey Shore, there are hazards at the… Read More

Common Myths About Nursing Home Abuse

nursing home abuse myths - Common Myths About Nursing Home Abuse

Dispelling Misconceptions Surrounding Elder Abuse and Neglect Whether you are beginning to speak with an elderly loved one about the possibility of nursing home care, or if you already have a parent who resides in a nursing facility, you may have heard some common myths about elder abuse and neglect. According to an article in… Read More

Avoiding Summer Grilling Injuries

Avoiding Grilling Injuries this Summer

Avoiding Burn Injuries by Learning More About Safe Summer Grilling If you are planning to barbecue on your patio or in your backyard this summer, it is important to know that grilling comes with burn injury risks that can be avoided if you take precautions. According to a recent report from ABC News, 7,000 Americans… Read More

Summer Travel Safety on Planes and in Automobiles

Travel Safely This Summer By Car and Plane - Summer Travel Safety on Planes and in Automobiles

Record-Breaking Year of Summer Travel According to a recent article in The New York Times, this season is “shaping up to be a record-breaking year for summer travel.” Millions of Americans—approximately 234 million—are scheduled to travel on United States airlines during the months of June, July, and August. It is not just air travel. Roads… Read More

Can ADHD Increase Risk of Car Accidents?

Can ADHD increase risk of car accidents?

  Recent Study Finds that Young Drivers with ADHD May Be More Likely to be Involved in an Auto Accident Can attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increase a teenager’s risk of being involved in a car accident while behind the wheel? According to a recent report from CNN News, “adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder… Read More

SEPTA Platform Barriers Aim to Prevent Accidents and Injuries

Train Accident Safety Glass installed to Prevent Train Accidents on SEPTA

Glass Doors and Platform Barriers Will Make SEPTA Transit Safer for Philadelphia Commuters If you rely on SEPTA for commuting into or out of Philadelphia, or if you regularly ride on mass transit to get around the city, it is important to be aware of safety issues and train accident risks. A recent report from… Read More

Center City Bike Lanes and Cyclist Safety

Philadelphia Bicycle Lane Law Enforcement to Reduce Accidents

Philadelphia Needs to Enforce Laws Surrounding Bike Lanes to Prevent Bicycle Accidents Do bike lanes in Philadelphia actually prevent bicycle accidents? According to a recent article in Metro Philadelphia, Center City bike lanes routinely get blocked by parked cars, making these alleged safe spaces for cyclists ineffective. As the article explains, in Center City, Philadelphia,… Read More

CPSC Investigating Popular Toy for Choking Risk

Popular Childrens Toy Being Investigated for Choking Risk - CPSC Investigating Popular Toy for Choking Risk

Consumer Product Safety Commission Launches Investigation into the Choking Risks of “Fidget Spinners.”   You may have noticed kids in your neighborhood playing with fidget spinners, what a recent news report describes as “the season’s hottest toy.” However, as that report explains, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is investigating fidget spinners for choking risks.… Read More