We put our children on the school bus every morning with the expectation that the bus driver and the vehicle are going to keep them safe. In fact, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) predicts children who ride school buses are generally 70 times safer than those riding in a passenger vehicle on the way to school. Unfortunately, recent school bus accidents popping up around the state and across the country are unveiling how unsafe our children’s school bus rides can really be:
Two children were ejected from an SUV in Prince George’s County this past July after their vehicle lost control and crashed into a guardrail. The children were hospitalized after the accident and miraculously did not sustain any life-threatening injuries- not all children are this lucky.
If you’ve recently been injured in a major accident and someone else was at fault, you may already know that you’re entitled to some compensation.
Midwives and gynecologists have been educating mothers with low-risk pregnancies for decades that keeping baby in the womb for 40 weeks or more is the most beneficial for health and development. But now, new research examining inductions of 39-week old babies is questioning whether the 40-week recommendation is actually the safest for mom and baby.
Approximately 40 to 50 percent of the brain is dedicated to sight. Knowing that, it’s no surprise that traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) often lead to vision problems including shortcomings in acuity and field of vision. These symptoms are often alarming to patients and fortunately, most remain only for the short term. Here is what you need to know about vision and head injuries.
We all need oxygen in full and constant supply to keep our brains, hearts, and internal organs functioning well.