PCOM Society

Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society

Strike Back Against Snake Bites

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Expert advice on what to do if you're bitten and how to prevent a bite in the first place

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First Aid Tips

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Source: National Eye Institute - NIH

72,000 Cases of Public Defibrillators Failing in Past Decade, FDA Says

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Agency vows action to boost the effectiveness of the life-saving devices

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Head, Neck Injury May Triple Younger People’s Risk for Stroke

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Tears in vessels may be partially to blame, but the exact link is unclear, researchers say

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Survival Rates Similar After Accidents, Acts of Violence

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Cause of traumatic injuries not necessarily related to likelihood of survival, surgeon says

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A Survival Guide for Winter’s Threats

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Docs offer tips for avoiding injuries while shoveling snow, walking on icy sidewalks and streets

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Cops on Night Shift At Higher Risk of Serious Injury

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Long-term leave tripled for those working 11 p.m. to 8 a.m., study finds

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Twenty U.S. Kids Hospitalized Each Day for Gun Injuries

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Nearly a third of these shootings are accidental, study finds

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Shopping Carts Can Pose Big Danger to Little Kids

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Study found one youngster seriously injured in falls, tip-overs every 22 minutes

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No Harm Done from ‘Scoop and Run’ Police Transport Policy

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Survival of gunshot, stabbing victims similar whether they're moved by police or EMS

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