Leaving cosmetic products where young kids can reach could be an accident waiting to happen. According to a new study, more than 4,300 children under the age of 5 are treated for cosmetic-related injuries in emergency departments across the country each year.
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Major snow events usually are inconvenient for most of us. But according to a recent study, the days following a big snowstorm can mean spending time in the hospital for some people.
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It’s important to check all products for recalls, read all of the instructions and take the safety advice seriously.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Orthopaedic surgeon Paul Saluan, MD, answers this one.
There are more than 1 million house fires in the United States each year and more than 3,000 people will die each year as a result of fires. But the cause of death in a fire usually is not from being burned — more often than not, deaths in house fires are a result of smoke inhalation.
Emergency physicians usually see carbon monoxide poisoning as a result of one of two main culprits. Find out how you can avoid this potentially fatal condition.
It is common for adults and kids to get hurt during any form of sports, especially contact sports. Unfortunately, the face often is the main area of damage — making athletic injuries a major link between sports and dentistry.
For many people, it’s so difficult to leave a highly anticipated event like the Super Bowl that they delay seeking medical care until the game’s decided.