Trauma Care

Medic alert IDs still saving millions of lives  Featured
Medic alert IDs still saving millions of lives
Medic alert IDs have been around a long time and they still can mean the difference between life and death.
Boys run a higher risk for facial injuries in youth sports 
Boys run a higher risk for facial injuries in youth sports
Recent research finds that facial injuries are much more common in youth sports than parents may think. And boys account for nearly half the cases.
Rookie doc helps save boy buried alive  Featured
Rookie doc helps save boy buried alive
When Dr. Justin Hepker reported as a new ER physician in Michigan City, little did he know he’d soon make national news.
Number of kids injured by falling TVs soars 
Number of kids injured by falling TVs soars
A new study reports an alarming increase in child-related injuries and deaths from unsecured televisions in the home.
Protecting seniors and kids in the extreme heat 
Protecting seniors and kids in the extreme heat
As temperatures soar across the Midwest, experts say folks should take extra caution to ensure the elderly and children stay safe. Here’s what you should know.
Painkiller overdoses spike among women 
Painkiller overdoses spike among women
A recent report from the CDC says deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses among middle-aged women are up 400 percent.
Playground pitfalls and how to prevent them 
Playground pitfalls and how to prevent them
An expert shares insight on how to keep kids safe on the playground this summer.