Injuries

Can dog bites lead to septic shock?

Even though dog bites are alarmingly common in the U.S., there seem to be a growing number of reports about catastrophic attacks. For example, according to reporting from CNN, an Alabama health department employee recently died after a pack of dogs attacked her. If...

What are the signs of a brain bleed?

After enduring head trauma, arteries in your brain can burst and cause localized bleeding. As your brain bleeds, the blood kills brain cells and may cause a stroke. WebMD explains that brain hemorrhages can threaten your life or lead to long-term disability. Most...

Riding motorcycles is risky

Motorcycles can be great fun, but there is a high risk of riding them. Their size and lack of protection automatically make them vulnerable to collisions and the riders vulnerable to serious injuries. There are various factors involved in reducing the frequency and...

3 things to do after a car accident

Car accidents are loud, scary and often violent. They can lead to costly injuries and lengthy recoveries. While there is no way to prepare for an accident you do not see coming, there are a few things you can do after a collision that will help in your physical and...

What should you know about crush injuries?

Suffering from a crush injury can do you a large amount of physical harm, even permanently affecting your physical health. Crush injuries can also happen more often and more easily than most people think, and may occur in any instance where you work with or spend time...