Year: 2020

Year: 2020

Why is drowsy driving so dangerous?

When you get behind the wheel of a car to go somewhere, you put yourself at risk for involvement in a drowsy driving accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states that in 2017, 795 people died in drowsy driving collisions.  Drowsy driving is...

Types of workers’ comp benefits in Massachusetts

Massachusetts workers can apply for compensation after a workplace injury. Depending on the extent of the injury, the individual may qualify for various types of benefits. These are the eligibility requirements for the different types of workers' compensation benefits...

How medical bias affects women’s health

According to recent studies regarding heart attacks and strokes, women from Massachusetts and across the country are misdiagnosed more commonly than men are. This is largely because the symptoms women have are different from those of men.   Heart attack symptoms...

What to do immediately after a dog bite

When residents of Massachusetts are bitten by a dog, they'll want to take certain steps to prevent any bacterial infection. Assessing the bite comes first; victims should ask the dog's owner about the dog's vaccination history. If the dog is alone, they should ask the...