When you hop in the driver's seat and put your car in drive, you understand you're taking on a big responsibility. Even if you have many years of experience and all the knowledge you require, there's always a chance you could be part of an accident.
A pet dog is a cherished member of the family in one-third of households in Pennsylvania and around the country. Unfortunately, this means that dog bite injuries are extremely common in the United States. About one in five dog bites are serious enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room, and a dog's saliva can be just as dangerous as its teeth. The Centers for Disease Control urges Americans to disinfect dog bites even if no further medical treatment is necessary to prevent the spread of illnesses caused by bacteria such as Clostridium tetani, MRSA, Pasteurella and Capnocytophaga.
There are many causes of a traumatic brain injury, ranging from a motor vehicle accident to a slip-and-fall accident to a sports collision (among others).
Pennsylvania residents may want to know what the different forms of dementia are before they speak with a physician. It's especially important to get an early diagnosis of Lewy body dementia because early treatment can benefit those with LBD more so than those with Alzheimer's. An accurate diagnosis is equally important because those with LBD can suffer severe side effects from certain medications for behavior and movement.
In the immediate aftermath of a car crash, there's nothing more important than your health and well-being. This means one thing: You need to receive medical treatment as quickly as possible.