Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks Safety Checklist

Summer, aka fireworks season, is upon us! While many people will opt to leave the pyrotechnics to the professionals, grabbing a blanket and attending a show at a beautiful park, others will feel compelled to do it themselves. But even …

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What Is Ultrasound Used For?

What Is Ultrasound Used For?

When hearing the word ultrasound, most people immediately think of the prenatal ultrasound and the first picture of a new baby. A prenatal ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to look inside the abdomen. The echoes that result are recorded and …

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What Men Need Checked at Their Annual Check-Up

What Men Need Checked at Their Annual Check-Up

Did you know that one in three men do not have a regular doctor? And did you know that women are 100% more likely to have an annual check-up than men? However, men are certainly no less likely to become …

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Look before You Lock

Look before You Lock

Over the past ten years, 1,800 children have died in the U.S. after being left unattended in or around cars. In fact, Texas had the highest number of heat-related car deaths in 2008. Even with the windows slightly rolled down, …

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Top 10 Tips for Water Safety

Top 10 Tips for Water Safety

With summer months approaching, more families are spending time at the beach or near the water. However, summertime also means an increased number of drownings and near drownings. In fact, drowning is the third leading cause of death for children …

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