The Hidden Dangers of Space Heaters

Many homes in the United States use central heating to keep warm in the winter months. Central heating is an effective, safe way to maintain warm temperatures throughout a home, despite the frosty conditions outside. However, many people still use space heaters to keep warm, either in small rooms, such as bedrooms or if their […]

Winter Sports and Spinal Cord Injuries: The Major Impact on the Body

Winter sports are known for being some of the most invigorating, intense, and enjoyable activities to which people participate. They are also, however, extremely dangerous.  According to data collected by the Mayo Clinic, winter sports account for around nine percent of all spinal cord injuries suffered in the United States each year. That’s a significant […]

The Rising Maternal Death Rate in the US: What You Need to Know

We are led to believe that we have the best medical care in the entire world here in the United States. Why then, are death rates for childbirth rising so quickly, while they are continually dropping elsewhere across the globe? What can families do to keep themselves safe from this worrying trend? As maternal death […]