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8 Ways to Protect Kids from Accidental Poisoning

It’s Baby Safety Month and a great time to focus on accidental poisoning in baby’s and toddlers. Across the United States, around 800,000 kids are rushed to the emergency room each year because of accidental poisoning. Of these, around 30 children will die, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Do you know where most […]

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Dealing with Digit Injuries

Broken fingers may be common orthopedic injuries, but they can actually be pretty serious. While many broken fingers can be treated using a simple taping method, some injuries may require medical attention. Here is what you need to do if you happen to come across a finger injury over the long weekend. How to determine […]

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Save Yourself an Arm and a Leg

Ever feel like the guy in this cartoon?  Except instead of filling your car up with gas, it’s medical bills that are piling up?  Maybe you don’t have medical bills but you avoid going to the doctor until you’re on your deathbed because you’re afraid of what that might cost. I know that I’ve been […]

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Five Things That Could Save Your Life

I weigh about ten ounces.  I transport about 2,00o gallons of liquid every day.  I appreciate a good red wine.  I’m small but mighty, every day I create enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles.  What am I? If you’ve guessed a heart then you’ve guessed right; ten bonus points for you! Although the […]

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Superman Wannabe’s – This One’s for You

Guys, how many times have you tied that red bath towel around your neck and jumped off the roof of your house as a child?  Ladies, how many times have your tripped wearing your mom’s high-heels? Never, right? Whether you think you’re Superman, or the toddler version of Cinderella, we all got hurt as children. […]

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