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  • Top 3 Cosmetic Surgeries and Common Risks

    Top 3 Cosmetic Surgeries and Common Risks

    From 2015 to 2016, the number of people receiving the most popular cosmetic operations rose from 2% to 6%. These procedures are optional, but that doesn’t mean doctors are no longer responsible for protecting their patient, and some cosmetic surgeries …

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  • Seatbelt Syndrome After an Accident

    Seatbelt Syndrome After an Accident

    In the event of an auto accident, your seatbelt is a key form of protection against severe injury and death. When worn properly, these harnesses reduce the risk of death by 45%, and cut the risk of serious injury by …

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  • Semi-Truck Blind Spots

    Semi-Truck Blind Spots

    Semi-trucks have large blind spots that prevent truck drivers from completely seeing their surroundings, but they still need to be aware people might be in those zones. For example, all these motorcycles in the picture above are in a blind …

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  • Medical Negligence in an Ambulance

    Medical Negligence in an Ambulance

      During a health-related emergency, a patient’s first encounter with medical professionals may not be with doctors or nurses. When time is of the essence there’s a good chance you or a loved one may be first transported to a …

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  • Off-Label Drug Use Risks

    Off-Label Drug Use Risks

    When a doctor prescribes an FDA-approved drug for something other than what the drug was originally intended, it is called off-label drug use. Doctors may suggest using medications for different conditions for many reasons, such as the drugs intended to …

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  • Effects of an Electrical Injury

    Effects of an Electrical Injury

    We’ve probably all gotten a small electric shock in our life, whether it’s from a lamp with a faulty wire or touching a doorknob after rubbing your feet on the carpet, and we’ve also probably laughed it off. But when …

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  • Lay-Down Motorcycle Accident Injuries and Liability

    Lay-Down Motorcycle Accident Injuries and Liability

    When a biker is forced to decide between risking a collision or laying down their bike to avoid an accident, it’s not an easy choice. Motorcycle drivers and their passengers can still get run over or injured even if they …

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  • Indianapolis Halloween Safety Tips

    Indianapolis Halloween Safety Tips

    All Hoosiers have a favorite way to spend the spookiest night of the year, Halloween. This year, October 31 itself is a Tuesday, meaning festivities may be extended over several days, leading to even more fun, but also more risks. …

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