Fireworks safety is an important reminder for July 4

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As families across the United States get ready for the holiday celebrations, it is important to take appropriate precautions. While July 4th is easily one of the best American holidays for entertaining and celebrating with friends and family, taking a little bit of time to review the best fireworks safety procedures and practices can help to ensure that your pyrotechnics display will be memorable for all of the right reasons. Unfortunately, the trend at the moment is leading to a growing number of serious hospital visits for children. It doesn’t…

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As people lose their health insurance, the number of emergency room visits skyrocket

New figures about hospital use have shown that there has been a sharp increase in the number of visits to emergency rooms, and that – according to physicians – the rising numbers are the result of an intensifying demand for improvements and services that would permit emergency departments to provide patients with faster treatment. Early estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have shown that in 2009, the number of emergency room visits increased by nearly 10 percent, which was the most significant rise in visits since…

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