Have you ever forgotten your asthma inhaler at home and felt fearful that symptoms would crop up while you drove back home to pick it up? Have you ever been hit with potentially deadly symptoms and been saved by your inhaler? Asthma medicine saves lives and prevents trips to the hospital every day, but that doesn't mean the devices we use to administer the medicine always work properly.
You were riding your motorcycle when a teen driver came out of nowhere. You suspect the teen wasn't paying attention, because he wasn't even looking in your direction when you were hit.
Spinal cord injuries vary in severity, with some being minor enough to return to work or your normal activities in a few weeks, whereas others last a lifetime. With two major kinds, complete and incomplete, it's easier to understand just how severe your injuries are.
When your child suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a car crash, you hoped that he would get back to his normal self quickly. Unfortunately, while there has been improvement, there's still a long way to go.
When someone tries to do a good deed, there's no worse thing that could happen than for the individual to get hurt. Take, for example, this case in which a woman, who was helping a stalled driver, suffered serious, life-threatening injuries.
Whether you're driving long-distance to visit family friends this winter, or simply driving for business, you should keep your eyes on the very real dangers that winter driving entails. Indeed, different parts of the United States are more dangerous than others, so it's important to be prepared -- and well-armed -- with a few long-distance winter driving safety tips to keep you and your family safe this holiday season.
Living with a spinal cord injury is devastating, but with that devastation can come hope when new medical techniques and discoveries are announced. One such discovery could make a huge difference in your life in the future, according to a Nov. 3 report. The news states that studies involving the gecko could hold the answer to helping people with spinal cord injuries regain their bodies' functions.
Although Halloween 2017 is now in the can, the holiday shopping season kicks off this month. Soon, shoppers will turn out in droves for the hottest holiday gifts at the lowest prices. The horde of shoppers on Black Friday and throughout the entire holiday season increase the frequency of shopping injuries.
Every day multiple bicyclists suffer catastrophic injuries in California. In many cases, these injuries will be fatal or lead to lifelong disabilities. For this reason, bicyclists need to use their common sense, follow all the rules of the road and utilize safety equipment -- especially helmets -- at all times.