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Lasers and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Treatment

A certain type of laser therapy, referred to as low-level laser therapy (LLLT), is at the forefront of scientific research as a potential treatment option in the areas of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Researchers have explored the benefits in treating traumatic brain injury (TBI), spinal cord injury (SCI), strokes, and other degenerative brain disorders by studying the potential benefits of… Read More

Long-Term Effects of Burn Injuries

Burn injury survivors often face a challenging recovery period, particularly in the cases of deep partial and full thickness (3rd and 4th degree) burns. Victims of serious burns can spend weeks or months in a hospital burn treatment ward. The injury victim’s length of stay in a burn ward depends on the severity of the burns, how much of the… Read More

Car Crashes into Kansas City Day care

Nap time at a Kansas City day care center was tragically interrupted when a Cadillac sedan crashed through the wall.  The Cadillac had been parked outside and was pushed into the day care after it was struck from behind by a Range Rover. Three children were injured by the Cadillac; one child was hit by debris, and two became trapped… Read More

Blue Rhino Propane Plant Explosion Rocks Central Florida

Propane dealer and manufacturer Blue Rhino is reeling after a massive series of explosions rocked a 10-mile radius of rural landscape, approximately 30 miles northwest of Orlando. Following the July 29th blast, company officials are working with authorities to determine the root cause of the incident. The explosion left eight workers injured, four of which required helicopter medevac to nearby… Read More

Ybor City Aficionados: You Know Him

If you’ve been in the streets of Ybor City you know him or you’ve probably at least seen him.  As a bartender at James Joyce Irish Pub, he can barely reach the counter, but he makes a tall impression enticing people in with his warm smile while he dons costumes from a leprechaun to Hulk Hogan. The name behind the… Read More

Update: Parasailing Legislation may be on the Horizon

After a July 1 parasailing accident in Panama City Beach injured two girls that are now recovering in their home state, we may be closer to passing legislation to regulate the industry, the Sun-Sentinel reports. Twenty parasailing accidents have resulted in 20 injuries and six deaths in Florida in the last 12 ½ years, according to the article. The July… Read More

Six Flags Roller Coaster Death

Friday, July 19th, Rosa Ayala-Goana fell to her death at the age of fifty-two while riding a roller coaster at the Six Flags theme park in Dallas, Texas. As her car descended from the first major climb of the Texas Giant roller coaster, Mrs. Ayala-Goana’s harness did not secure her to her seat as the car accelerated downward and dropped… Read More