Monthly Archives: September 2015

Traumatic brain injury damage reduced by a hypertension drug

Many California residents have sustained a traumatic brain injury after an accident. Inflammation of the brain immediately occurs and continues to cause damage well after the impact. The treatment for this kind of injury has been supportive care and rehabilitation because there was no known way to slow the inflammation. A new study done on … Read More

Some crosswalks may get new hybrid system

California pedestrians might see a new type of crosswalk coming to their roads known as the pedestrian hybrid crosswalk. Because 70 percent of accidents that kill pedestrians occur at midblock crossings, these may significantly reduce fatal accidents. The mechanism is pedestrian-activated, and it begins by briefly flashing a yellow indicator that then becomes steady. Next, … Read More

Treating electrical burns in California

Although an electrical burn may appear to only impact the skin, it can do damage to underlying tissue as well as vital organs. Therefore, it may be a good idea to seek treatment from a medical professional as soon as it is safe to do so. Those who encounter someone who has sustained an electrical … Read More

California workers may be at risk for acid burns

A report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that a chemical called hydrofluoric acid could be harmful to California workers and others all across the country. Between 2001 and 2013, it was revealed that 48 car wash workers in the state of Washington suffered burns after coming into contact with … Read More

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