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With COVID-19 resulting in the cancelation of many public Independence Day celebrations, more families may be inclined to use fireworks at home. As you celebrate, remember to exercise extreme caution when using the devices, as deaths and injuries occur every year.
Fears of contracting COVID-19 has people questioning if it is safe to seek care in clinics, hospitals, but most specifically emergency departments.
Super glue has a track record of fixing broken things. But what happens when that broken thing is you? Could you use super glue on yourself?
The graduation party for Susan Kohnke’s son was memorable, but not in the way she wanted. Instead of reflecting on day celebrating school successes, she remembers it being the day she developed symptoms of a severe condition that nearly claimed her life.
Do your summer plans include a music festival? Check out these tips so your experience doesn't end on a sour note.
Henry Gomez is grateful for second chances. After sustaining a near-fatal brain injury following a fall, he is preparing for return to college.
Dylan Walling was riding his motorcycle on State Highway 93 en route to his grandmother’s house in Eleva when the unimaginable occurred.
“It was like a light switch went off.” That is how Mark Diers describes how he felt on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. He was at work at a retail store when, suddenly, he had trouble speaking and couldn’t make his right hand work correctly.
Tree stand injuries are common throughout the hunting season. In fact, a study by the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA) found that one in every three hunters who hunts from a tree stand will fall at some point in their hunting career. With archery and crossbow deer hunting in full swing and gun season approaching, it’s time to re-establish safety practices to prevent accidents from occurring.
Mackenzie “Mick” Caron remembers very little of the evening of Jan. 29, 2015, but his parents will never forget it.
On July 31, 2014, Clint Brown started the day as he had so many days before: with a bike ride. But the peaceful ritual was shattered shortly after 6 a.m., when a driver surfing the web on his smartphone plowed into Brown from behind. He was thrown over the vehicle and landed 200 feet in front of the point of impact. The force nearly severed his legs and right arm, and left him with a host of other serious injuries. Providers in St. James and Rochester collaborated to save his life.