Emergency rooms experience an increase in lawn mowing injuries this time of year. Dr. Christopher Sampson with MU Health Care says the most severe injuries are cuts and amputations. A recent report suggests about 250,000 Americans will be seen in emergency rooms this year with injuries caused by lawn mowers.
Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. But along with all the festivities are plenty of visits to emergency rooms – especially during July. In 2016, at least four people died and about 11,100 were injured badly enough to require medical treatment after fireworks-related incidents, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. And while the […]