Trauma Care

Porch partiers take extra caution, experts warn 
Porch partiers take extra caution, experts warn
A decade after the tragic collapse of a porch in Chicago’s Lincoln Park, the spotlight is on the importance of safety this summer.
Are your thoughts making you sick? 
Are your thoughts making you sick?
A new study reveals that if you constantly tell yourself that stress is harming your health, it could become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Learn more.
Are you a distracted walker? 
Are you a distracted walker?
A new study shows that texting and walking can be just as dangerous for your health as texting and driving.
Caffeinated meds may increase stroke risk 
Caffeinated meds may increase stroke risk
A new study reveals that drinking caffeinated beverages while taking medications containing caffeine could be a dangerous mix for some.
Leaving kids alone in the car can be deadly 
Leaving kids alone in the car can be deadly
As summer kicks into high gear, health experts caution about the dangers of leaving children alone in vehicles.
Hands-free devices not always safer for drivers 
Hands-free devices not always safer for drivers
A new study raises awareness on the potential dangers of voice-activated technology while driving. Here’s what you need to know.
Soccer players who frequently ‘head’ the ball may be hurting their brain 
Soccer players who frequently ‘head’ the ball may be hurting their brain
Researchers say repetitive “heading” may damage brain cells over time, study finds.