National Poison Prevention Week
Would you know what to do if someone you know had been poisoned? What if a child mistook a laundry pod for candy? Or an older adult had trouble seeing a label and mixed two household cleaners together, creating a poison gas? The answer if you believe someone has been poisoned is to call 911 or…Read more
You may have heard a lot about brain injuries in the last few years, especially among members of the military and athletes. Brain injuries can happen to anyone at any age and can have many causes. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. It’s a time to recognize those with brain injuries, encourage them to share their stories and…Read more
Have You Ever Heard of PFAS? Here’s What You Should Know.
Have you ever heard of perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS? There are more than 4,000 different PFAS chemicals. They are made by humans and usually produced from industrial activity or processes. They were created in the 1940s to help fabrics resist stains, in non-stick coatings and in foam used by firefighters. They have been used in a…Read more