Tag: Philadelphia County

Brain injuries from slip and falls are a major risk.

Elderly people are more at risk to suffer from traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Most surprisingly, most people are unaware that slip and falls are the leading cause of brain injuries. Not only are falls the leading cause of TBIs, but the highest rate of hospitalizations and deaths resulting from TBIs occur in adults ages 75 and up. It doesn’t take […]

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Decongestant Sprays Linked to Rare Birth Defects.

Researchers from Harvard University, the National University of Singapore, and Boston University conducted a recent study of infants with and without birth defects. The study determined that pregnant women that use nasal sprays during the first twelve (12) weeks of their pregnancy increase the risk of rare birth defects.  The study found a possible link between […]

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