Burn Relief: How to Treat a Steam Burn

Feeling the burn? Hopefully not!  Unfortunately, accidents happen. While getting any type of burn is unpleasant, it’s important to know how to treat a burn. Otherwise, you might end up in the hospital later to receive the treatment you truly need. Approximately 486,000 burn injuries receive medical treatment at hospitals, community health centers, or private … Continued

Stay Safe While Grilling: The Top Grilling Safety Tips

Americans love their barbecues. But fires caused by grills kill 10 people and injure 160 in the U.S. each year. While summer barbecues are packed with traditional summer fun, they can lead to injuries, especially when alcohol is involved. The truth is, grilling safety is about more than controlling the flames. Summer barbecues can lead to all … Continued

X-Ray Vision: 5 Most Common Uses for X-Rays

Did you know the medical x-ray industry could reach $16.5 billion by 2025? Are you wondering what the common uses for x-rays are? Not to worry! In this guide, we’ll go over what people use x-rays for. Want to learn more? Keep reading to find out! Uses for X-Rays: A Guide X-rays are a kind … Continued

5 Possible Signs of Foreign Objects in the Body

Young children are at risk of swallowing or inserting objects into their bodies. This can happen on accident, or as part of a curious child learning about their body.  75% of these incidents occur in children ages five and younger. Some of these foreign objects pass through or become dislodged on their own. Yet, others can … Continued

Watch Out at Work: The 5 Most Common Workplace Injuries

Roughly 2.8 million injuries occur on the job every year. Even worse, an average of 99 workers are killed every week at work. Clearly, the workplace can be a very dangerous place. Employers must recognize their responsibility to provide a safe workplace environment. At the same time, employees must be aware of their surroundings and … Continued

Sprain vs Fracture: What’s the Difference?

Sprains and fractures are some of the most common injuries treated in emergency rooms today. Both can be very painful but not necessarily dictate a trip to the hospital. Do you know the difference between a sprain vs fracture? Read further to learn how you can tell if you have a sprain or fracture. When … Continued

5 Signs of a Fracture (And What to Do About It)

There are a lot of broken bones every year in the US. Many of those happen on the job or in the home. Unfortunately, many people won’t recognize the severity of their injury, and many won’t seek treatment for a fracture because they don’t know what signs of fracture to look for. Keep reading to … Continued