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5 Simple Ways to Avoid a Bicycle Accident in St Petersburg

February 17, 2014

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Riding a bike can be a great way to stay active and environmentally friendly while getting around the St Petersburg area. Unfortunately, it only takes a moment of negligence to be seriously injured in a bicycle accident that easily could have been prevented. Below we examine five simple ways that bicyclists can stay safe while […]

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Symptoms St Pete Parents Should Look for After a Child Head Injury

February 14, 2014

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Parents are right to be concerned when it comes to looking after children who have suffered a recent head injury. Although suffering occasional bumps and scrapes are an inevitable part of an active childhood, some head injuries can result in concussions and other types of brain injuries that may have very serious consequences. Below we […]

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Common Types of Construction Accidents and Construction Injuries

December 4, 2013

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Due to the nature of the job, construction workers are exposed to a particularly high number of workplace hazards. Although most employers do their best to reduce the risk of construction injuries occurring on a job site, accidents still occur, sometimes with traumatic consequences. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 775 fatalities occurred […]

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Recent Product Recalls You Should Know About

October 5, 2013

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Staying informed about the latest product recalls can be difficult, no matter how strongly manufacturers and federal agencies try to inform the product. Still, staying informed about the latest recalls is an important part of being a safe and knowledgeable consumer. Below are a list of recent recalls in the pharmaceutical, consumer product and food […]

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Back-to-School Safety: How to Pass a School Bus Safely

September 22, 2013

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According to the Florida Department of Education, more than 21,000 drivers illegally pass school buses every day. Bus drivers may be exposed to unsafe conditions while driving Florida children around due to individuals who violate passing laws. Every time that a driver chooses to violate the law it makes it more likely that a tragic […]

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Is Your Child Safe at the School Bus Stop?

September 13, 2013

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Because of Daylight Saving Time, students at the beginning of the school year generally head to the bus stop in near or total darkness. A Cape Coral, Florida Councilman put forth a proposal two years ago that will build streetlights at every school bus stop in the city because four accidents resulted in three dead […]

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AFX Inducer Recall Issued by Enologix After Breaking During Procedures

August 24, 2013

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Endologix recalled its AFX Introducer System due to some potentially serious ramifications associated with its use. Recently, the FDA has assigned its most serious warning to the catheter-insertion device since the organization feels the product could cause serious injury or death during use. What is the AFX Introducer System? The AFX Introducer System’s purpose is […]

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Recent Truck Accident Statistics Underscore the Safety Issues Facing Nation’s Drivers

August 3, 2013

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a report that in excess of 85,000 individuals were involved in truck accidents in 2011 alone. Out of these individuals, approximately 3,700 people died as a result of their involvement in a truck accident. Reasons for Truck Accidents Due to the size and power of commercial trucks, even […]

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Drunk Driving Facts: About 40% of Designated Drivers Drink Before Getting Behind the Wheel

August 2, 2013

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A designated driver is a crucial part of a night on the town because that person is supposed to remain stone-cold sober in order to be able to drive others safely home. Recent statistics, however, have shown a disturbing number of designated drivers drink. In fact, some reports characterize designated drivers as simply “not as […]

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