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2300 Main Street, Suite 170
Kansas City, MO 64108
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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.
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.
Burns from chemicals can happen anywhere – home, school or work – wherever chemicals are handled. What do you need to know?
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
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
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
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.
“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.
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.
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.