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electronic medical records

Advantages of Electronic Medical Records

We all know that the world of medicine continues to transform as technology provides us more efficient ways to care for patients. One of the most important and game-changing advances in medicine was the introduction of the Electronic Medical Record, also known as EMR. Serving as a digital version of the traditional paper medical record, […]

Sun Safety Basics

Sun Safety Basics for Children

Sun safety is so important when it comes to your little ones. Think about a time when you experienced sunburn. It was uncomfortable, painful, and maybe even caused you to get sick, right? While sunburn is serious in adults, it’s even more serious for children. And, lifelong exposure to the sun without following the important […]

opioid epidemic

10 Facts Everyone Should Know About the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic. It’s a real crisis in today’s society. Every day, 130 people across the United States die of a drug overdose. 91% of these deaths are because of opioids, and the epidemic doesn’t discriminate. From young children to elderly citizens, this epidemic affects individuals of all races, financial backgrounds, and demographics. The fast […]

motor vehicle accident

How to Handle a Motor Vehicle Accident

Motor vehicle accidents happen all the time. When you have the unfortunate luck of getting into a motor vehicle accident, you are sure to experience a feeling of panic that gets your heart pumping fast. While this is a normal reaction when you get into an accident, it is important to stay calm to avoid […]

Travel Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

Year after year it is reported that Thanksgiving is the deadliest holiday to drive with the greatest number of fatalities from accidents reported. Over forty-three million travelers set out to visit family by traveling an average distance of over two hundred miles. As travelers set out to join their family for the Thanksgiving holiday, the […]

Unique Problems Emergency Responders Face When Treating Homeless Patients

It is hard to imagine that 18.3 out of 10,000 people are currently homeless in the United States. While the number of homeless persons varies in each state, most states see a change in numbers year to year.  With a growing awareness of homelessness emerging throughout the states, the desire to provide help to these […]

stop the bleed

Stop the Bleed: New Certification Course Helps Save Lives

Stop the Bleed courses jumped on the scene recently. In response to the nation’s growing need to handle mass casualty tragedies, emergency medical services continue to create ways the public can help save lives. The Stop the Bleed movement is a great resource for our nation that empowers the average person to deliver life-saving skills […]

parade safety tips

Parade Safety Tips Everyone Should Follow

Parade safety tips are important reminders that can help you enjoy your parade experience to the fullest. Do you remember watching or even marching in a parade as a child? The excitement that surrounds parade fun is something the entire family can enjoy. No matter what age you are, parades are a great outing if […]

common workplace accidents and injuries

10 Common Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Common workplace accidents and injuries can disrupt your production and lead to overall safety issues on the job. Workplace safety is an important topic of discussion in every industry. Serious injuries in the workplace are far too common and can be prevented. Every workplace wants their employees to be safe and to return home in […]

gift of emergency preparedness

The Gift of Emergency Preparedness

With the holiday season approaching, the holiday shopping is in full swing. Sometimes finding the right gift for everyone is a difficult task. Although it may not sound like the most exciting gift, why not give the give of preparedness to the one’s you love this year. An emergency kit may not be on the […]