Motorcycle Safety In The Rain

With April showers rolling in day after day, Central Texas motorcycle riders should be aware of the dangers involved with commuting during the rain. When the weather gets bad and the clouds begin to roll in, there is no telling … Continued

Severity of Brain Injuries and their Lasting Effects

Our everyday lives and normal functions and routines all stem from the free will and power granted by our functioning minds. From regular body functions to emotions and social engagement, our days are driven by our brain’s function. However, sometimes … Continued

SXSW Suspect Charged

Rashed Owens was charged earlier this week with 20 different charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. These are only added to a list of other charges, of which the most serious is capital murder. The 21 year old … Continued

GM Recalls Again

Earlier this year General Motors recalled several models of cars that were thought to have an issue with their ignition switch. These cars were shown to turn on and off, while in motion, and have problems with airbags deploying properly. … Continued

Texting And Walking: Why You Shouldn’t

Think it’s safe to take out your phone and send a few text messages while walking? A professor of emergency medicine at the University of Buffalo has recently discovered that distracted walking leads to more injuries per mile than distracted … Continued

Spinal Cord Injuries On The Rise

Spinal cord injuries are a tragic, costly and disabling, if not lethal, occurrence. A new study published in the Journal of Neurotrauma by a team of surgery research fellows from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have revealed that the … Continued

Fatal Crash at the South by Southwest Festival

Each year, the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival draws thousands of people to the city of Austin. SXSW is a set of film, interactive, music festivals and conferences. Many of the concert venues are held at local bars and restaurants, … Continued

When Are You Most Likely To Experience A Wildlife Collision?

Traffic accidents involving wildlife are dangerous and difficult to prevent or prepare for. They can result in the death of the driver or passengers, serious injuries, extensive vehicle damage and loss of wildlife. A team of scientists, in an effort … Continued

Facial Dog Bites And Young Children

The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery published a study about the occurrence of facial dog bites in young children and the effects that they can have. Dog bites on the face are actually a common injury experienced by young children. While … Continued

Study Offers Insight Into Nail Gun Injuries

No matter your workplace chances are there’s risk involved. However, some jobs, especially those that rely on the use of power tools, are inherently more dangerous. While training sessions and safety workshops can help prevent these kinds of workplace injuries, … Continued