A birth is typically a joyous time, but far too many women are suffering fatal illness and complications in the days after their baby is born. In fact, over half of maternal fatalities happen after a woman gives birth.
Former quarterback Brett Favre played football for 20 years, but today he questions whether kids should be playing the game. He recently said that if he had a son, he would try to dissuade him from playing.
Worried about an elderly loved one’s well-being in their nursing home? Do you suspect that he or she is suffering neglect or deliberate abuse?
With warmer weather on the way, more bicyclists will be on the roads. Now is a good time for a reminder about the dangers of car-bicycle accidents.
Despite the state law banning texting while driving, Alabama teens are likely not much safer than they were before the law existed. Why? Because teens nationwide tend to ignore these laws.
Ford recently announced that they are recalling more than 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. due to a defect in steering wheels. The problem is that bolts in the steering wheel can become loose. When this happens, the steering wheel may come apart from the steering column, leaving drivers with no control of the car.
Like it or not, self-driving cars are becoming a reality. Companies such as Google/Waymo, Tesla and Uber are already working on these types of vehicles.
Polypharmacy – when a person takes multiple prescription drugs – can be dangerous to people of any age. People ages 65 and over, however, are at increased risk. Why? Because senior citizens tend to take multiple medications at a higher rate than the rest of the population.
For two years in a row, fatal pedestrian accidents reached almost 6,000. One of the most common reasons? Cellphone use.
Not surprisingly, amputations are one of the worst injuries a worker can suffer. An amputation can mean the worker cannot return to their job. In some cases, these workers may also be unable to care for their family.