Archive for February 2023
What Is a Secondary Brain Injury?
Brain injuries happen as a result of trauma. Incidents like car accidents, big falls, sports injuries, and violence can all be to blame. However, brain injuries are still way more common than you may realize. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) actually estimates that there are over 1.5 million Americans who sustain a…Read More
City Recognizes Speeding Issue in Downtown Columbus, OH
Columbus City Council officials have finally given some public recognition to the area’s growing speeding issue. The Columbus Dispatch published a story last week detailing the city’s plan to reduce traffic accidents, injuries, and fatalities. In an effort to do this, they will not only reduce the speed limit along downtown’s main roads from 35…Read More
Chemical Exposure and Contaminated Water from Train Derailment in East Palestine, Ohio
Dead fish. Dead chickens. Plumes of toxic, billowing smoke. A water advisory. Every day, new stories arise about the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, a tiny town with fewer than 5,000 residents on the border of Ohio and Pennsylvania. Every day, we learn more about the effects of vinyl chloride gas on our air,…Read More
Signs Your Child May Be the Victim of Sexual Abuse
According to RAINN (the Rape, Abuse, & Incest Network), the government responds to a child sexual abuse report about every nine minutes. This is extremely alarming, but it is important to know and understand how often sexual abuse occurs among children, because the signs are not always easy to identify. Signs of sexual abuse among…Read More
Can the Design of the Road Affect the Behavior of Drivers?
Most of the time, motor vehicle accidents happen because of the errors or mistakes made by drivers. However, the negligent design of some highways, interstates, and roads in Columbus, Ohio, is leading to dangerous situations and unnecessary accidents. According to a recent report by The Ohio State University News, the way that roads look to…Read More