Category Archives: High risk behavior

Don’t drink, text and drive: How to stay alive on the road

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An eye for an eye-paintball injuries

Are your children or grandchildren running around shooting each other in the face? It sounds bizarre, but paintball enthusiasts do just that. The American Journal of Ophthalmology is warning that the sport can cause severe and “visually devastating” eye injuries, … Continue reading

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Are you infected with HIV?

A front page headline in the USA Today for June 8, 2011 stated, “Many with HIV don’t know it.” Experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 20% of people infected with HIV don’t know it. One … Continue reading

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Risks of cocaine use during pregnancy

There are significant risks to a baby who is born prematurely. Cocaine use during pregnancy increases those risks. Women who used cocaine while pregnant, even just once, had a one in three chance of having smaller, more premature babies, according … Continue reading

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Dogs + Drivers = Distraction + Death

Are you and your dog going on your last ride? Your dog can go flying into the dashboard or windshield if you are in a car accident. This very real risk led an insurance company in New Jersey to announce … Continue reading

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