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June 30, 2022

Fireworks-Related Injuries Up 25% Over Last 15 Years: CPSC Fireworks-Related Injuries Up 25% Over Last 15 Years: CPSC

Fireworks-related injuries are rising in the U.S., according to a new report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission released ahead of the country’s Independence Day. The […]
June 30, 2022

Cannabis Use Causes Spike in ED Visits Cannabis Use Causes Spike in ED Visits

Cannabis users had a 22% increased risk of an emergency department (ED) visit or hospitalization compared to nonusers, as determined from data from more than 30,000 […]
June 27, 2022

Congress Passes Bipartisan Gun Legislation Congress Passes Bipartisan Gun Legislation

The House passed the Senate’s bipartisan gun bill on Friday and sent it to President Joe Biden to sign into law, marking the most wide-ranging gun […]
June 23, 2022

NY Leaders Vow New Gun Limits After Supreme Court Ruling NY Leaders Vow New Gun Limits After Supreme Court Ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, New York’s leaders boasted that its strict limits on handgun ownership made it one of America’s safest places, a claim […]
June 10, 2022

‘My Malpractice Insurance Doubled! I Can’t Afford to Practice’ ‘My Malpractice Insurance Doubled! I Can’t Afford to Practice’

Angela Intili, MD, an ob/gyn, was used to seeing her medical malpractice insurance premium rise slightly every couple of years. But she was shocked by the […]
June 7, 2022

Under Climate Change, Care Workers Often Act as First Responders Under Climate Change, Care Workers Often Act as First Responders

Marquisa Jackson, a certified nurse assistant, was faced with an emergency: The power went out at the Highland, California, mental health facility where she worked. It […]
May 26, 2022

Wide Availability of Naloxone Could Combat Overdoses Wide Availability of Naloxone Could Combat Overdoses

The two Belgian royal academies of medicine, the Académie royale de Médecine de Belgique and the Koninklijke Academie voor Geneeskunde van België, recently issued an opinion […]
May 25, 2022

War Medicine Training a Challenge for Ukrainian Healthcare War Medicine Training a Challenge for Ukrainian Healthcare

France, Ukraine — Igor Deyneka, MD, a 40-year-old anesthetist and intensive care specialist in Rivne, Ukraine, and eight fellow countrymen attended the war medicine training that […]
May 11, 2022

ED Staff Speak Out About Workplace Violence, Ask for Mitigation ED Staff Speak Out About Workplace Violence, Ask for Mitigation

WASHINGTON ― Speaker after speaker, veteran emergency department (ED) physicians and nurses approached the podium for a press conference last Wednesday morning on the US Capitol […]
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