Brain Injury Awareness

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month: What to Know about Traumatic Brain Injuries

Although March – Brain Injury Awareness Month – is almost over, the effects of a traumatic brain injury can last a lifetime. The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) leads an awareness campaign each March that focuses on educating people about brain injury occurrences and how to help victims of brain injuries and their loved…

Tylenol Warning

Tylenol Overdose and Liver Damage: What To Do If It Happens To You (Part 2)

Tylenol drug overdose and liver damage have become “the leading cause of acute liver damage in the U.S., [and in some cases it has led to fatalities].1” Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, accounts for “more than 100,000 calls to poison centers, roughly 60,000 emergency-room visits and hundreds of deaths each year in the United…

Ladder Safety

Holiday Decorating and Ladder Safety: How to Avoid an Accident

With the Thanksgiving holiday past, most people are thinking about (or are working on) their holiday decorations. Whether outdoor or indoor, many people need to use a ladder. Unfortunately, approximately 164,000 emergency-room related ladder accidents happen per year, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission1. With that statistic in mind, here are some safety…