2019 Traffic Fatalities Decreased, Projected Increase for 2020

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released 2019 traffic fatality data as well as a preview of fatality data for the first half of 2020. Nationwide, traffic deaths decreased in 2019 when compared to 2018. Deaths related to alcohol-impaired driving decreased to the lowest percentage since this data began being […]

The Connection Between Car Accidents and Dental Injuries

Millions of injuries are caused during car accidents each year. Facial damage and dental injuries are common during serious collisions. Both traumatic dental injuries and temporomandibular joint damage (TMJ) can occur during a vehicle crash. Even if it seems like the only damage is a chipped tooth, other teeth could have been injured upon impact. […]

Fire Safety: Is it Time to Replace Your Smoke Alarms?

Three out of five home fire fatalities occur due to fires in homes that do not have smoke detectors or do not have working smoke alarms. Due to the importance of smoke alarms, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) chose “Don’t Wait — Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years” as the theme […]

Birth Injuries

Bringing a baby into the world is an exciting time for parents, and thanks to advances in childbirth techniques, most deliveries are relatively stress-free compared to the experiences of our ancestors. However, even with medical advancements, complications can occur during pregnancy and/or delivery, possibly causing injury to the infant. Birth injuries are harm that occurs […]