Senior Safety: Fall by Former President George H.W. Bush Highlights Dangers for Seniors

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Former President George H.W. Bush was recently hospitalized with a neck injury following a fall in his Maine home — and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, he’s not alone. In 2013, 2.5 million nonfatal falls among older adults were treated in emergency departments nationwide.

Treating Burn Injuries from Fireworks

By Intermountain Trauma Group
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Practicing firework safety is the first step you should take in order to keep you and your loved ones out of harms way, this Fourth of July. But how can you treat accidental burns, if someone you care about is injured this holiday? Brad Morris, physician assistant with Intermountain Medical Center Trauma Services, shares some tips on how you can treat burns and symptoms related to the injury.