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Bikes Are Vehicles Too

  • March 24, 2017

Bike versus car: it’s not really a fair competition. In the unfortunate event of a bicyclist-vehicle collision, the bicyclists will likely get the worst of it. They might suffer from: Traumatic brain injuries Broken bones Skin abrasions, or road rash Facial trauma Bike accident injuries range from mild, like bruising, to incredibly serious, such as damage to the lungs, spleen...

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Staying Safe At Music Festivals

  • March 24, 2017

This weekend, Ultra music festival returns to Miami! While Miami citizens curse the crazy traffic and the pounding music, thousands of festival-goers will gather to listen to popular electronic and dance artists like Major Lazer, David Guetta, Zedd, and Tiesto. Ultra is the pinnacle of festival culture, complete with carefree dancing, happy camaraderie, and sometimes, rampant d...

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Does Race Affect Pedestrian Accidents?

  • March 23, 2017

Does race affect how drivers treat pedestrians? A study from the University of Nevada seems to think so. According to their research, drivers are less likely to yield to African-American pedestrians in crosswalks than to white pedestrians. Racial Bias? To conduct the study, researchers watched as two female students, both of similar height and wearing similar clothes — thoug...

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Women and Medical Malpractice

  • March 23, 2017

Medical malpractice can happen to anyone, from newborns to elderly patients. One group that seems particularly at risk, though, is women. According to a study by the New England Journal of Medicine, women account for 60% of all medical malpractice patients. Furthermore, obstetrician-gynecologists (OBGYNs), doctors who specialize in birth and women’s reproductive organs, were ...

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Autism and Injury Risk

  • March 22, 2017

For parents of children with autism, every day is already a potential struggle. Children with autism may have difficulty with tasks like communication and understanding, making school, work, or social life extra stressful for both the child and their family. Now, a new study, published in the American Journal of Health, presents a new worry: the high risk of injury among autist...

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Can You Sue After Someone Saves Your Life?

  • March 22, 2017

Would you rather: Die after a heart attack                           OR Survive a heart attack after an onlooker performs CPR The answer is obvious: you want to survive, of course! In the event of a heart attack, choking event, or other medical emergency, you always want to hope that there’s someone around who can help. But for some people, Choice B comes with a ...

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