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An Essential Kid's Guide to Staying Safe on ATVs

Exploring the outdoors in an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) is an activity that many people find fun. However, people's carelessness and lack of safety awareness often heightens the serious safety ...
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Alaska Moose Safety

When it comes to Alaskan wildlife safety, bears usually get the most press. But it's also important to remember the appropriate precautions for you and your kids to take around other animals, ...
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Kids Guide to Boating Safety

Taking your kids boating can be a lot of fun, but you also need to be mindful about the risks. Each year, there are thousands of boating accidents across the US. Often, the accidents themselves and ...
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Ensuring Your Children Stay Safe During Swimming

Swimming is a favorite summer past time and a great way to cool off on hot days. Unfortunately every year children die in swimming accidents. Children under the age of five have the highest drowning ...
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Discussing In-Car Distractions With Your Teen Is Critical To Their Safety

Driving while distracted can lead to tragic consequences at any age, but it is especially prevalent for young drivers. As a parent, discussing the ramifications that accompany in-car distractions with ...
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May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, an initiative geared towards improving the well-being of motorcyclists on the road. Along with the steps that motorcyclists can take to better protect ...
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Traumatic Brain Injury From a Fall: Typical Scenarios and Prevention

In the US, a leading cause of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) is falls. A little over 35% of TBIs result from falling; falls also cause 50% of TBIs among children up to 14 years of age, and 61% of ...
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Traumatic Brain Injury from a Car Crash

Few things are scarier then the possibility of Traumatic Brain Injury from a Car Crash. These types of injuries can occur when any force hits, fractures, or penetrates the skull. More than half of all ...
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Know Your Rights --- You Do Not Have to Incriminate Yourself

Here at Power and Brown, we want to make sure you know your rights. Specifically, you do not have to answer officer questions. Because officers are constrained by the Constitutions of the United ...
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Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics

Assessing a potential brain injury should not be hard. In fact, the Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics (ANAM®) test includes many tests and subtests that can give you a wide array of ...
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Common Medical Techniques for Evaluating Traumatic Brain Injury

Evaluating a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a complicated matter. While it's important to stay alert to symptoms, you can't come to a diagnosis on your own; you really need to consult with ...
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Eight Steps to Take After a Car Accident

Every year, millions of people in the US wind up needing emergency care after a vehicular crash, and the costs of car accident deaths, injuries, and property damage add up to billions of dollars. If ...
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Are you responsible for your teenager's car accident? Issues to discuss with an attorney

Teenagers are high risk drivers. Their inexperience on the road and stronger tendency towards impulsiveness increases their risk of getting involved in a vehicular collision. In the US, vehicular ...
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Six Steps to Take If Your Child Has Been In A Serious Accident

Watching your child suffer a serious accident is one of the most frightening things you can go through. It's important, however, to remain calm and to take the appropriate steps to assess the ...
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Tips for Preventing Snowmachine Injury

If you are like many of us winter thrill seekers, freshly fallen powder is an open invitation for snowmobiling. Snowmobiling is an exhilarating and enjoyable sport. In some cases, a day out on the ...
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11 Alaska Outdoor Safety Tips for Winter

Alaska is known for the year-round beauty of its landscapes, and also its brutal winters. Even if you don't intend to explore the Alaskan outdoors for extended periods of time, you need to always ...
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New Study Examines PTSD Following a Traumatic Brain Injury

The twin maladies of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) have been very much in the news thanks to stories of servicemembers suffering from them thanks to combat in ...
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What is Postconcussional Syndrome Following a Traumatic Brain Injury?

WebMd has a pretty good rundown on what is involved in postconcussional disorder following a Traumatic Brain Injury. Also called postconcussional syndrome, the term is a catch call for everything that ...
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Tips for Preventing Slip and Falls

The winter season is a time of wonder; snow capped trees and delightful cheer is in the air. Unfortunately, the winter season is also prime time for a dangerous slip and fall accident. Winter slip and ...
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Winter Camping Tips to Help You Survive

Whether spending the night on the trail on the K-300 outside of Bethel or doing winter camping elsewhere in Alaska, I found a few tips that I thought may be helpful. The weather is always a ...
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Know Your Rights - You Do Not Have To Submit to A Police Search

Often, I receive calls from people who fell they were wrongfully required to submit to a police search. If a police officer stops you on the street or comes to your house, you do not have to submit to ...
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Head Injury First Aid: The Most Important Steps to Take and Things to Avoid

Applying head injury first aid is a procedure that has to be done carefully due to the nature of the injury. In some cases, you might encounter someone who's just incurred a head injury after ...
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Winter Hiking Tips to Prevent Injuries

Here in the Anchorage area, there are a number of hiking trails to enjoy year round. Chugach State Park offers numerous hiking trails, and nearby Flattop Mountain is the most often climbed mountain ...
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The Best Thing About Preventing Snowboard Injury

You may be sold on preventing snowboard injury, and you may not. For those of you who aren't sure about it, here are some of the best things we can think of about preventing snowboard injury. Tip ...
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Preventing Hypothermia: Know How to Remain Safe

Hypothermia is a serious concern in Alaska during the winter months. Hypothermia occurs whenever the body’s temperature plummets to extremely low levels, and has the potential to be deadly. ...
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