Blog Posts in November, 2016

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  • 6 Kids Toys Recalled in 2016

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 25-Nov-2016

    Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and holiday shopping season is already upon us. If you’re playing Santa and shopping for the kids in your life, it’s important to be aware of what toys are currently under recall. 6 Recalled Toys Tempra and Finger Paints. Sargent Art recalled these paints sold at many Hobby Lobby and Walmart stores, as well as other locations, due to bacterial ...
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  • The Day Before Thanksgiving: The Most Dangerous Driving Day of the Year

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 21-Nov-2016

    Thanksgiving is a happy holiday, a time to connect with friends and family. It’s also possibly the most dangerous time of year to be on the road. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in 2012, the Thanksgiving holiday saw more fatal car crashes than any other holiday – and this statistic is a trend that’s repeated in subsequent years. So if you plan to ...
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  • 7 Common Black Friday Shopping Injuries - And How to Avoid Them

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 18-Nov-2016

    Black Friday, the year’s biggest shopping day, takes its name from the idea that sales help retailers get “in the black” before year’s end. However, due largely to many shoppers’ thoughtless behavior, the “black” in Black Friday could signify the stain it leaves on the holidays of those who suffer injury while shopping for deals. Black Friday Injuries ...
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  • Shocking New Study Shines Light on Baby Stroller Accidents

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 16-Nov-2016

    Parents should be aware of surprising new information about the risk of injury to the babies from accidents involving strollers and baby carriers, as a new study demonstrates. A research team led by Kristi Roberts of Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Center for Injury Research and Policy showed that two children suffer injury from carrier and stroller accidents every hour in the United ...
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  • 6 Scary and Common Homecoming Football Game Injuries, and How You Can Protect Your Teen

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 10-Nov-2016

    Football is as popular as ever, despite new research on injuries. As homecoming season approaches, here are some common injuries parents should know about, and some ways you can protect your teen. Concussions. Due to the frequency with which football players collide, concussions are a common football injury. Know the signs of a concussion – not everyone will lose consciousness. Headache, ...
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  • The Dangers of Artificial Hip Replacements

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 9-Nov-2016

    Medical professionals often recommend hip replacement surgery to treat a variety of conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or osteonecrosis. However, before you agree to undergo hip replacement surgery, it’s important to be aware of the dangers and risks as well as the potential benefits. The Risks of Hip Replacement Hip replacement surgery comes with a lot of risks, and ...
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  • Does it Matter if Your Doctor is a Democrat or Republican? New Study Says, "Maybe."

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 7-Nov-2016

    When you’re choosing a doctor, it probably doesn’t occur to you to inquire about his or her political leanings. After all, politics can’t affect a doctor’s abilities, right? A new study says that politics might play a bigger role in a doctor’s medical advice than you might think. The study, released by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, discovered ...
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  • Distribution Unclear for Recalled Egyptian Strawberries Related to Hepatitis A Outbreak

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 7-Nov-2016

    Posted by Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner. As I have blogged about since August, the investigative developments regarding the Egyptian strawberries determined to be the source of 134 cases of Hepatitis A by customers of the Tropical Smoothie Cafe chain in Virginia has involved state and local health departments, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Food ...
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  • Bus Crash in Baltimore Kills at Least Six People

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 1-Nov-2016

    Posted by Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner. Local news sources are reporting a deadly early morning accident in Baltimore between an MTA (Maryland Transit Administration) commuter bus and a school bus. Although details are sketchy at this time, police have indicated that six fatalities are confirmed. Fortunately, no children were on the school bus at the time of the crash. From the ...
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