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Our Designation as a Level II Trauma Center: What it means for you

Our Designation as a Level II Trauma Center: What it means for you

This designation could mean the difference between life and death. Level II trauma center may not sound a big title, but the designation is poised to have a significant impact on the residents serviced by Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. …

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Stay Safe on the Water

Stay Safe on the Water

Play safe on the water with these tips. Whether you spend your summer on a boat, riding a jet ski or swimming in your backyard pool, safety should be at the forefront of your recreational activities. Unfortunately, fun recreational water …

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Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care

Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care

When the unexpected happens, where do you go? How do you know how serious it is? The emergency room and urgent care are two options for a sudden medical problem. Depending on your symptoms and level of injury, you can …

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Top Tips for the ER Patient

Top Tips for the ER Patient

Going to the ER can be an intimidating experience, made even more frightening by the medical emergency that you’re experiencing. The good news is that you can control some of your situation. Knowing exactly what to do and ask before …

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Harm-Free Household Handiwork

Harm-Free Household Handiwork

While you turn your house into a home with projects, remodeling, and maintenance, keep these safety tips in mind. Electricity: When you are working with electricity, call a professional. In most places, it is against the law to work with …

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It Takes Two: Safety Tips for Motorcyclists and Those Sharing the Road with Them

It Takes Two: Safety Tips for Motorcyclists and Those Sharing the Road with Them

Hitting the open road on two wheels gives you a sense of freedom, flying down the highway. While motorcycles can be fun and exciting, safety considerations are paramount. People riding motorcycles and people driving cars, trucks, and SUVs need to …

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Eliminating Burn Hazards at Home

Eliminating Burn Hazards at Home

Burns and fires in the home happen often, but many of these instances can be prevented. Practice fire safety so you don’t get burned, and make your home safe from burn hazards. Whole Home: Turn off appliances when not in …

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6 Ways to Protect Yourself from a Slip and Fall

6 Ways to Protect Yourself from a Slip and Fall

Slip-and-fall accidents are the second leading cause of personal injury, and they can result in broken bones, sprains, head injuries and back injuries. In Florida, falls are the number one cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in the senior population. …

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Beyond the Hard Hat: Preventing Construction Site Accidents

Beyond the Hard Hat: Preventing Construction Site Accidents

  Chances are if you work in the construction industry, you have probably been trained in safety and know there are hazards involved in your job. The construction industry is one of the more dangerous labor industries. More 4 out …

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Click It to Save Your Life

Click It to Save Your Life

“Buckle up for safety” and “Click it or ticket.” These catchphrases often go in one ear and out the other. Don’t become a statistic that is used to illustrate the need for seatbelts. Approximately 88 percent of Americans are buckling …

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