Deck The Halls Safely

It’s that time of year again! We climb into attics and storage areas to dust off the holiday decorations and try to out decorate our neighbors with brighter lights and bigger plastic reindeer. While the holidays are filled with celebration, they are also associated with accidents and injury resulting in visits to the emergency department […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (also referred to as “winter blues”) is a type of depression triggered by the seasons. Many people experience short periods of feeling sad or not like their usual selves. Sometimes, the mood changes begin and end when the seasons change. In some cases, these mood changes can affect how someone handles activities […]

Hey Alexa, How’s My Heart?

Smart speakers such as Amazon Alexa and Google Home may be able to detect when someone is having a heart attack and call for medical help, according to the latest research. Researchers at the University of Washington have shown that these devices can detect cardiac arrests and monitor babies’ breathing.  But what about tracking something […]

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