Snow is beginning to fall and the mountains are ready for the winter skiing season. Skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports are favorite pastimes for many, but when you think of all that could go wrong while you’re on the slopes, it’s important to be prepared. Whether it’s a broken bone or a laceration, there’s a variety of accidents .
While sprains and strains are less severe than stress fractures and torn ligaments, if not taken care of properly they can lead to serious complications further down the line. Whether you sprain your ankle in an everyday activity like walking down the stairs or strain your wrist after a terrible fall, sprains and strains don’t heal themselves. Medical wraps .
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Cold and flu season has made its grand entrance, and for those of us with busy schedules, whether its work, school, or taking care of the kids, our health is a top priority. Don’t take this cold and flu season lightly. In the 2014-2015 flu season, the Center for Disease and Control reported that 34 million Americans contracted the flu, .
School is back in session, and as children return to their daily schedules in the classroom, when they return home the main thing on their mind is play time. Whether it’s biking, skateboarding, or rollerblading, we love it when our kids want to be outside, away from screens, and active. While homework can wait until after dinner, your child’s .
Swimming pools and beach vacations make for endless summer fun. But exceedingly high temperatures that soar into the upper 90s and above can quickly put a damper on anyone’s summer plans. Severe heat and humidity in the warm summer months can be unbearable at times, and if you don’t take proper health precautions it can also be extremely dangerous. .
Approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers in 2016. Accidents at work happen, and many of them cause injuries that require medical attention. It’s important for businesses to be prepared for these accidents, and to be certain their workplace first aid kits are properly stocked. But what does “properly stocked” mean? Businesses .
There are approximately 350,000 incidents of cardiac arrest that happen outside of hospitals in the US every year, 70% of them occur in a resident’s home. The truth is, most cardiac arrests don’t occur where immediate medical attention is available. With an overwhelming 70% of Americans who don’t know the proper way to respond to cardiac emergencies, knowledge of .
Hiking can be quite the exciting adventure, whether its a short day hike or a month in the Appalachians. The thought of all that can go wrong isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind when you’re immersed in nature and making your way along the scenic route, but when a medical emergency happens, especially in the great .
Medical emergencies can happen anywhere at any time, and it’s critical for the safety of you and those around you to be prepared. Whether you burn your hand on the stove at home or get a paper cut at work, we all have accidents that require first aid attention and if your home or business emergency first aid kit .