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Debilitating Problems with DePuy Synthes Attune Knee Implant System

Total knee replacement

An estimated 4.4 million Americans are living with artificial knee implants reports Consumer Safety Watch. For about 90% who have a total knee replacement, it is a very successful surgery – relieving the pain, enabling patients to return to work and improving quality of life. However, for some, the procedure isn’t quite so successful.

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Spinal Cord Injuries

spinal cord injuries

About 250,000 people in the U.S. suffer from spinal cord injuries (SCI) and it is estimated that, as of 2015, 12,500 new spinal cord injuries occur each year.

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What are Chemical Burns?

chemical burns

Burns from chemicals can happen anywhere – home, school or work – wherever chemicals are handled. What do you need to know?

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What You Need to Know About Burn Injuries

Burn Injuries

According to the American Burn Association, every year 486,000 burn injuries require medical treatment with 40,000 requiring a hospital stay.

Of the 40,000 hospitalizations, 30,000 are at hospital burn centers. Click To Tweet

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The Dangers of Fireworks

Dangers of Fireworks

Large, public displays of fireworks are beautiful and fun to watch; however, they can be dangerous at the home level if not handled properly and safely.

An estimated 9,125 fireworks injuries occur each year. Click To Tweet

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Know the Facts about Water Safety

Water Safety

Warm weather means water fun! Swimming. Boating. Snorkeling. Fishing. Water parks. Trips to Lake of the Ozarks. Vacations to beaches. It’s fun. There’s nothing to worry about … or is there?

about nine people die from drowning every day in the United States Click To Tweet

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Another Talc Powder Trial Loss for J&J – $110 Million Verdict

Johnson & Johnson baby powder

A successful jury ruling came for 62-year old Lois Slemp of Virginia on May 4, 2017 in her case against Johnson & Johnson alleging that using its baby powder caused her ovarian cancer.

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Unintentional Injuries in the Home

unintentional poisoning

“About 146,571 people died from unintentional injury-related deaths in 2015, according to Injury Facts 2017.”

The good news: with the proper safety precautions and awareness of the hazards, these types of deaths and injuries are preventable.

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Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

Choosing Assisted Living Facility

When it comes to the care of our elderly family members, we want to make sure they are well taken care of. Oftentimes, that may mean moving them to a nursing home or assisted living facility.

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Rights of Nursing Home Residents

Nursing Home Residents

It’s never an easy decision to put a loved one in a nursing home or other assisted living facility. You want to make sure your elderly parent, grandparent or other loved one receives the best care possible.

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