December, 2014

December 31, 2014

With tonight ending the holiday season and 2014, officials at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are warning all motorists to stay focused on protecting themselves and their families on the roads as return home from their travels. The following are specifically what the NHTSA is recommending for staying…
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December 28, 2014

The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) has to pay $4.1 million to two girls for failing to protect them while they were in foster care. This marks the single largest child sex abuse verdict ever handed down against the Oregon DHS. How the Child Sex Abuse Verdict Came to…
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December 19, 2014

Check your blind spots and mirrors before turning or changing lanes – that’s what all drivers learn during driver’s education before they are even issued a driver’s license. Despite such training, however, it can be easy for drivers to: Get a little too comfortable and/or careless behind the wheel. Forget…
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December 17, 2014

Last Friday, a pedestrian accident involving an 18-year-old man and a MAX train left the man with serious injuries that sent him to the trauma center at the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. According to detectives overseeing the investigation into this pedestrian accident, the MAX train hit the victim at 6:26…
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December 11, 2014

Bedsores are skin wounds that develop as a result of excessive, continuous pressure being placed on a certain area of the skin. Also referred to as pressure ulcers or pressure wounds, bedsores commonly develop on people who stay in prone positions for prolonged periods of time, such as nursing home…
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December 9, 2014

Regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have recently announced that they have opened up an investigation regarding how Graco Children’s Products, Inc. (Graco) handled a massive child car seat recall earlier this year. The Graco child car seat recall, which was first issued February and was then…
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December 3, 2014

Intubation is the process of inserting tubes into people’s airways to ensure they are getting the oxygen they need when they may not be able to breathe on their own. While intubation can be a life-saving medical procedure and is often used during surgery, it can be a complicated process,…
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