Did you know that The American Academy of Pediatrics says that "young athletes are more susceptible to the risks of concussion because their brains are still developing."?
Motor vehicle accidents account for approximately 17 percent of all traumatic brain injuries in the United States.
A traumatic brain injury is the result of permanent brain damage due to being shaken roughly or suffering blows to the head - caused by a vehicle accident, a fall from a significant height or perhaps physical abuse.
Truck accidents occur frequently on California freeways. High speeds combined, with the impact of a massive and heavy truck, will most likely end in serious injuries or death for the driver and passengers in other vehicles.
Having a baby is supposed to be the most joyous and wonderful time in a couple's life. While most births go smoothly, some have complications. It is estimated that five out of every 1,000 children born in the United States will suffer some type of birth injury.
Mild concussions are usually associated with an accident that caused the head or upper body to be violently shaken.
Head and brain injuries are among the most traumatic and life-altering injuries a person can suffer. They can involve significant medical expenses and reduce the victim's ability to enjoy many aspects of life.
With the hustle and bustle of the holidays - shopping, cooking, and running around - there's never enough time to get everything done. If this is the case, take a minute to make sure everything in your home is safe, especially around the Christmas tree and the lights on it. Keep your family and friends safe this holiday season