Heart attacks in women too often missed

People in New York may well have preconceived ideas about what happens to a person when they experience a heart attack. These ideas may be accurate in some situations but research is finding they are often wrong when it comes to heart attacks in women. It seems that women have a greater likelihood of experiencing… read more

How are SUV sales impacting pedestrian deaths?

Recent studies have shown that the nation has had a dramatic increase in pedestrian fatalities within the last decade. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), there were 6,227 U.S. pedestrians killed in 2018, which is the highest amount in almost three decades. Despite this grim reminder, there is some good news for New… read more

What is plantar fasciitis?

Workplace injuries in New York do not only result from accidents such as falls or electric shock. Many workers’ compensation claims result from a repetitive stress injury. If you spend most of your time at work standing or walking on hard surfaces, such as concrete, you may be at risk for developing plantar fasciitis in… read more

What you should know about medical misdiagnosis

Whether you visit an outpatient clinic physician to inquire about an ongoing illness or take a trip to the emergency room for a more sudden incident, you place your trust in the medical staff who are taking care of you.  These physicians, nurses and assistants are trained, educated and licensed to provide premium care to… read more

Why you should take your time at the accident scene

After being involved in a car crash, you or your passengers could suffer injuries that call for immediate medical attention. However, if you or a friend is able to stick around the accident scene to gather information, it could pay off in the long run. Take photographs of the big picture While you may not want to… read more