Here's a sobering reality for our male readers — the National Cancer Institute says that you're far more likely to die from cancer than a woman.
Slips and falls account for a significant number of accidental injuries every year. Between icy sidewalks, torn carpets and badly lit stairwells, it's hardly surprising when you hear that someone has fallen and filed a claim over their injuries.
Much of the country has been dealing with subzero temperatures this winter. That's made it particularly treacherous to brave the outdoors. However, landlords sometimes leave their tenants to face an unnecessary risk: snow and ice covered walks that are almost impossible to traverse without falling.
Let's be clear about this: Seat belts really do save lives. You absolutely lower your risk of dying -- by almost 50 percent -- in a car accident by wearing one. By no means do you want to get in your car and leave your seat belt off because you are worried about getting injured by the seat belt.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American hospitals have made "significant progress" when it comes to preventing hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).
Are you wondering if you can get away with used tires on your car?
Janssen Pharmaceuticals is one of the biggest opioid manufacturers in the nation -- and New Jersey alleges that it was negligent in the way that it pushed its product on unsuspecting consumers. The state alleges that the company's marketing practices have vastly contributed to the nationwide problems involving prescription painkillers.
Are you guilty of tailgating other drivers? Do you even know?
If you've been injured due to someone else's negligence, your physical wounds may be only part of the problems you face. Your emotional wounds can also have a significant impact on your life.
The magic of Halloween is firmly embedded in the American subconscious -- which may be why trick-or-treating is still an important event every year in a lot of neighborhoods.