October is National Pedestrian Safety month, and we know that pedestrians involved in motor vehicle accidents can not only suffer serious injuries but also incur significant medical expenses and lost wages resulting from those injuries. Recently, pedestrian death rates are the highest they have been in 40 years. In 2021, pedestrian death rates increased from […]
In the past year and a half, more than half a dozen construction site accidents occurred in the Boston area, resulting in several construction workers’ injuries and deaths. The most recent construction site accident happened June 9th in Boston’s Seaport district when heavy street curbing material fell and crushed a construction worker. News sources say […]
Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., spoke out. “Today’s report reveals that companies not only under-report the high levels of toxic content in their baby food but also knowingly keep toxic products on the market….the baby food industry has consistently cut corners and put profit over the health of babies and children.” Learn more.
Labor can be divided into three stages. The final stage of labor, delivery of the placenta, is a necessary part of the labor process. Complications of a retained placenta include life-threatening bleeding or infection. These may require a blood transfusion, hysterectomy, or removal of the uterus, and/or surgery.
Fractures of the collarbone, are by far the most common birth-related fracture in newborns. Prolonged second stage of labor is associated with clavicle fractures. Learn more about neonatal injuries may be helpful in the prevention and/or diagnosis.