How You Can Stay Safe While Cleaning Your Yard and Home

Cleanup in the yard and the home is a necessary evil this time of the year. But if you’re not careful, you could end up nursing a serious injury. Among the most-frequently seen injuries in the emergency department are those resulting from falls and eye injuries, says emergency department physician Thomas Waters, MD. Serious falls tend to happen when … Read More

Is That a Heat Rash? Cool it Down Quickly

You might associate heat rash with babies. But sticky high temps put active kids and parents at a higher risk for developing heat rash, too.  Heat rash is a common condition that usually happens during hot, humid weather. Heat rash develops when you sweat excessively and your pores – which actually are sweat ducts – … Read More