Halloween can be a scary night! I mean that in a not-so-good way. As a physician at The Urgency Room in Woodbury I see lots of frightening, yet preventable, injuries on this holiday. Here's a look at the top safety concerns and practical tips to help you protect your little goblins this Halloween: Check that costume Is it too long and posing a tripping hazard? Is your child wearing a mask that obstructs his or her vision? At The Urgency Room we see plenty of wrist and ankle fractures among children who
Last year during the 2016-2017 flu season, hospitalizations from influenza increased almost 143 percent over the previous season. The flu can be dangerous and it's important to know it's making an unwanted debut in the region as we speak.
Between Aug.1, 2014, and June 30, 2015, a sampling of only 39 public high schools in Minnesota (8 percent of Minnesota's high schools) reported 704 sports-related concussions, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.