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Safety And Prevention

Managing Asthma and Respiratory Emergencies

Asthma is the most common chronic disease of childhood, affecting nearly 7 million children nationwide. An emergency medicine physician shares how this condition can be managed and when emergency care would be needed.

Safely Celebrate the Fourth of July

Fireworks are a fun way to recognize the Fourth of July holiday, but safety protocols need to be a priority for all those who decide to use them. Learn how to prevent injuries with these tips.

Avoid Distracted Driving: Stay Aware and Alert

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which serves as a reminder about the importance of staying mindful behind the wheel. Know the risks and tips for preventing accidents on the road.

COVID-19 Can’t Stop Medical Emergencies from Happening

Strokes, heart attacks and other serious illnesses and injuries still need immediate treatment. The number of patients with medical conditions and life-threatening emergencies coming to emergency departments across the country has sharply declined since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fewer cars on the road and more people at home…

Injury Prevention: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can distract families from taking simple safety measures to help prevent injuries. Keep your spirits bright by following these precautions when decorating and gifting. Décor dangers Twinkling lights, fresh trees and candles are common sights throughout the holidays. If your family adds…

Cooking Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

One of the most delicious holidays of the year can unfortunately result in accidents or injuries. Though Thanksgiving is a busy time with plenty of family and friends causing us to multitask between cooking and visiting, a few simple reminders can keep preventable accidents at bay. Don’t be a fire…