Fighting the War against Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)

Ongoing research focuses on combating TBIs & improving prognoses The University of Michigan has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Defense for The Massey Foundation Traumatic Brain Injury Grand Challenge that will identify and award $15 million in contracts to companies that carry out ongoing research to combat traumatic brain injury (TBI). [...]

Fighting the War against Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)2019-10-11T10:12:56-06:00

Gift Giving Safety Tips: How NOT to Injure a Child when Giving This Year

Gift Giving Safety Tips: How NOT to Injure a Child when Giving This Year Giving gifts can be one of the most gratifying aspects of the holidays. While you may have good intentions when selecting and giving gifts, however, the toys you choose for children may come with some latent risks that could [...]

Gift Giving Safety Tips: How NOT to Injure a Child when Giving This Year2019-10-11T10:26:22-06:00

5 Most Hazardous Items for the Elderly

The products and items we have at home are generally intended to keep us comfortable and safe and/or facilitate the activities of our daily lives. Some of these products, however, may present some risks, especially for the elderly who can be living with vision, balancing and/or mobility limitations. Most Hazardous Items for the Elderly [...]

5 Most Hazardous Items for the Elderly2019-10-11T10:27:39-06:00

Don’t Fall for Holiday Decorations: 5 CPSC Safety Tips to Avoid a Fall While Decorating

During the holiday season, about 200 people in the U.S. sustain a decoration-related injury every day, and the majority of these injuries result from falling accidents. In fact, decorating fall accidents result in about 13,000 people seeking emergency medical treatment each year in the U.S. CPSC Safety Tips to Avoid a Fall While Decorating [...]

Don’t Fall for Holiday Decorations: 5 CPSC Safety Tips to Avoid a Fall While Decorating2019-10-11T10:46:21-06:00

North American Regulators Work Together before the Holiday Season to Protect Kids from Harmful Toys

Regulators Work before Holidays to Protect Kids from Harmful Toys Are you buying a toy for a child – or even a charity drive – this year? If so, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) wants you to know that, for the third consecutive year, it is working with Canadian and Mexican authorities [...]

North American Regulators Work Together before the Holiday Season to Protect Kids from Harmful Toys2019-10-11T10:49:23-06:00

How to Reduce Your Risk of Wintertime CO Poisoning

In many parts of Colorado, the winter season usually means that it’s time to prepare for the snow and figure out if extra work needs to be done to heat homes. For people whose heat comes from wood-burning or gas-burning appliances, however, the winter can also mean an increased risk of CO (carbon monoxide) poisoning. [...]

How to Reduce Your Risk of Wintertime CO Poisoning2019-10-11T11:45:46-06:00