Quick Snips: Health Awareness

Coronavirus, How to Help Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

4 Helpful Ways to Support Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, FACS | April 6, 2020

With the uncertainty COVID-19 brings, you may be wondering how you can give back and help prevent the pandemic from continuing to spread. Have you thought about helping a healthcare worker? Here's how.

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Modern bathroom with white tile and appliances - Bath Safety Month

From Mundane to Menacing: Practicing Bath Safety

By: Michael Ditillo, DO, FACS | January 29, 2020, By: Lourdes Castanon, MD, FACS | January 29, 2020

A daily staple of our lives, the bathroom seems mundane and unthreatening. But did you know it's the most dangerous room in the house for our more vulnerable populations, such as kids and older adults? In observance of Bath Safety Month, check out the potential hazards hiding in your bathroom and what you can do to keep your family safe.

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Summer Safety: Avoiding Unexpected Burns

By: Lourdes Castanon, MD, FACS | June 18, 2019

Summertime is synonymous with fun and freedom. But did you know the season also comes with some unique safety concerns? You're probably already aware of the risk of sunburn and the need to protect your skin with sunscreen, but you should also be cautious about burns, which can come from unlikely culprits. Read on to find out what to watch out for and how to stay safe.

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