Bariatric Surgery Can Be Deadly

Something like bariatric surgery, or weight-loss surgery, is sometimes highly promoted in our modern culture with more than 30% of adults and 17% of adolescents struggling with obesity in the United States. Many people love the idea of a Gastric Bypass or a Gastric Sleeve procedure since either one can result in substantial weight loss,…

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Why Brachial Plexus Injuries Are So Damaging

Imagine having to take your baby through surgery to correct a serious injury that can affect their arms. Imagine losing the feeling in your arm after suffering from a motorcycle accident. This is the reality for victims of a brachial plexus injury. These injuries can leave a person’s arms paralyzed. The consequences are even more…

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How Automatic Emergency Braking Can Cut Down on Crashes

Wouldn’t it be nice if you had additional protection while you were driving? Advances in driver safety technology can help ensure that this additional protection would reduce the chances of an accident. Well, that idea may become a reality quite soon. Car manufacturers are always finding ways to improve their models and make them as…

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Poor Road Conditions in Tennessee Lead to Accidents

In 2020 alone, the United States saw nearly 39,000 fatal car accidents – a significant spike in year over year numbers. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration even noted that this was a 13-year record high. Although the vast majority of accidents are not fatal, the rate in which they occur is still…

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New Genetic Test Shows May Detect Birth Defects Faster

A new revolution in technology could drastically change the way genetic tests are done. Just this summer, the New York Times reported that a new genetic test went through a small trial after ten years of development to detect genetic birth defects in embryos, fetuses, and tissue obtained after miscarriage. This type of test is…

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