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Exactech knees replacement recall

Exactech knees replacement recall

Exactech issued a recall for thousands of polyethylene plastic inserts used in knee and ankle replacements because the plastic may wear early, leading to implant failure and revision surgery. Recalled Exactech Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) Knee and...

Can You Spot Elder Abuse? The ER May Not, According To New Study.

Can You Spot Elder Abuse? The ER May Not, According To New Study.

t is estimated that as much as 10 percent of the elder population experiences abuse in some form. The horrifying consequences of elder abuse can lead to significant injuries. Several state and federal laws have been enacted to help curb elder abuse. Unfortunately, the...

New York City Bike-Sharing Program Has First Fatality

New York City Bike-Sharing Program Has First Fatality

If you ride a bike among the traffic on the streets of Manhattan, you literally can take your life into your hands. Between the trucks, taxis and other vehicles, cycling through New York City's streets is a dangerous form of exercise not intended for the faint of...

Stay Safe Around Fireworks At 4th Of July Celebrations

Stay Safe Around Fireworks At 4th Of July Celebrations

Generations of families, many of whom came to the United States as immigrants, have cherished memories of childhood 4th of July celebrations shared with friends and neighbors. In order to continue that grand tradition for today's children and grandchildren, families...