June 22, 2017

Product recalled over reports of multiple injuries Rebecca Burger, a French fitness and lifestyle blogger, was recently killed by a defectively manufactured whipped cream dispenser after the pressurized canister exploded into her chest. According to French authorities, the victim entered a state of cardiac arrest and despite the best efforts of first responders, passed away… Read more »

June 9, 2017

Condition can set in hours or even days after near-drowning incident Dry drowning is a serious, life-threatening medical condition that can develop in young children after a near-drowning event. Also known as “secondary-drowning,” the condition develops when fluid builds up around the lungs or heart after a child inhales water through the mouth or nostrils…. Read more »

May 31, 2017

Drowning simmers do not always appear to be in danger As the summer months approach, millions of Americans will flock to pools, beaches, and waterparks to cool off, have fun, and enjoy a playful family outing. Although many of us feel safe knowing lifeguards and other emergency responders are on scene to assist in an… Read more »