How to Not Be a Dogbite Victim
Four national medical organizations are teaming up to raise awareness during National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 15-21. It’s estimated that 4. 7 million people are bitten by dogs every year. Yet most dog bites are entirely preventable through training, proper control of dogs, and education. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Society
Reconstructive Surgeons Caution Against Injuries Caused by Lawnmowers
247,000 people were treated for lawn mower-related injuries last year and more than 18,000 of them were children under age 19, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports. Lawn mower-related injuries have increased 7 percent since 2008. With the summer mowing season approaching, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM), American Society of Plastic Surgeons
ASPS Reports Plastic Surgery Statistics for 2009
Although it’s been a sluggish year for plastic surgery due to the economy, the long-term outlook is more encouraging. According to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 12.5 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures were performed in the United States in 2009, down 1 percent from 2008; up 69 percent since
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