May 2017 Archives

Deaths of new mothers rising in the U.S.

In the U.S., pregnant women and women who have just given birth are at higher risk for injury and death than women in any developed country. Our country's annual mortality rate for pregnant women is 700 to 900, while an additional 65,000 pregnant women develop near-fatal illnesses and injuries.

Faster drug approval may lead to missing critical safety concerns

Over the last few years, consumers and pharmaceutical companies urged the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to move faster through their regulatory process. One of the risks of accelerating this process, however, is that dangers of the drugs may be overlooked or missed.

Why does Alabama rank high on the list of fatal police pursuits?

Police are supposed to keep us safe, but in some situations, they can cause accidents and injuries. This occurs fairly frequently during police chases. Unfortunately, Alabama has the highest rate of fatal police chase injuries in the nation.

Will you recognize drowning when you see it?

If you're like most people, you've never heard of the instinctive drowning response. Most of us think that a drowning person will call for help, arms waving and splashing. According to Dr. Francesco A. Pia, these signs show aquatic distress, which occurs before the instinctive drowning response.

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