4 Common Causes of Brain Injuries

By JohnBrain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries can cause serious harm that changes your life forever, and you could be at risk. Many times the causes of traumatic brain injuries are out of your control and are caused by someone else. Here are four of the common causes of traumatic brain injuries according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Falls: Falls are …

New Study Finds Increase in Food Choking Injuries

By JohnFood Poisoning, Product Liability

If your child chokes on food it can lead to injuries or even death, and choking happens more often than you would think. A new study shows that from 2001 to 2009, more than 12,000 children were treated each year in U.S. emergency departments for injuries from choking on food, which is around 34 children each day. The type of …

CPSC’s Children’s Products Recalls for July

By JohnProduct Liability

You want your children to be safe, but many of the toys you buy your children can harm them due to manufacturing defects. We want to help you stay up-to-date on product recalls to help you protect your children. Here are some of the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s defective children’s products from July: Kids II Recalls Baby Einstein Activity Jumpers …

Are You a Victim of Cyclospora Food Poisoning?

By JohnFood Poisoning

You might have never heard of cyclospora until recently as this food poisoning that you can get from fresh produce has started to spread around the nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cyclospora has sickened more than 285 people in 11 states this year, which is one of the largest outbreaks ever reported. In Texas alone …

4 Ways to Prevent Boating Accidents

By JohnBoating Accident

Taking your boat out on the lake during a Texas summer day is the perfect way to relax with friends and family, but it can also be very dangerous. In 2012, the U.S. Coast Guard counted 4,515 boating accidents that involved 651 deaths, 3,000 injuries and approximately $38 million dollars of damage to property because of recreational boating accidents. To …

5 Common Causes of Car Accidents

By JohnCar Accidents

Around 10 million people in America are involved in car accidents every year, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention car accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers. To help you know what causes car accidents so that you can prevent them, here are five of the top causes of car accidents:

Farmers’ Markets Chickens Could Contain More Bacteria

By JohnFood Poisoning

In order to prevent food poisoning, it’s vital to be especially careful when handling raw meat since it can contain bacteria that leads to food poisoning. This was confirmed recently after a study comparing bacteria in grocery store chickens versus farmers’ market chickens. The study showed that the 100 chickens purchased at the local farmers’ market had the highest amount …

How to Avoid Bike Accidents at Intersections

By JohnBicycle Accidents

Riding your bike to work in Dallas is the perfect way to exercise while saving on gas. But even though riding your bicycle is great for you, it can be very dangerous, especially when riding through intersections. Around 45 percent of bike accidents occur at intersections when bikes are hit by cars. To help protect yourself from becoming a victim …

How to Report Food Poisoning in Texas

By JohnFood Poisoning

If you have ever experienced food poisoning, you know how miserable it is. Food poisoning can cause nausea, diarrhea and even lead to death. It’s important to report food poisoning, so that you can prevent it from occurring to others. Here are three tips on how to report food poisoning in Texas: 1. Call Your Doctor or 911 If you …

How to Drive Safely in the Rain

By JohnCar Accidents

This summer there has been more rain in Texas than recent years. Even though the rain is much needed, it causes many car accidents since many don’t know how to drive safely in the rain. It’s important to refresh yourself on safe driving in inclement weather to avoid getting in a car accident. Here are four tips on how to …

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