Allergic Reactions & Using an EpiPen
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices, Health & Wellness on July 22, 2022
Allergies are the sixth most common chronic disease people deal with. More than 50 million people in the U.S. have allergies, and approximately 90,000 are hospitalized each year due to serious reactions. We have created a guide to understanding what to do when someone has a severe allergic reaction. What is Anaphylaxis? Anaphylaxis is...
Posted in Accident & Injury, Medical Malpractice on July 20, 2022
Surgeries of any capacity include risks, but what if the time of year you get one could make it more dangerous? Do you know why the summer months could pose a threat to safe surgery? What is the July Effect? The July Effect is an increased risk of complications in surgery and medical errors...
Patio Dining with Elk + Elk Partners
Posted in Leisure on July 15, 2022
Throughout summer in Ohio, patio dining is a staple for many people. We asked some of the Elk + Elk partners about their favorite patios to visit! Arthur Elk Source: Instagram @alleycat_cle Source: Instagram @lindeyslakehouseflats Art Elk’s preferred patio is a toss-up between Alley Cat Oyster Bar & Lindey’s Lake House Flats. Art and...
4th of July Fireworks Around Ohio
Posted in In the news, Leisure on June 30, 2022
The 4th of July is right around the corner, meaning fireworks take place all weekend. Below is the list of displays throughout Ohio for the whole family to enjoy! Location Date(s) Avon Lake July 1, 2022 (Rain Date: July 5) Bainbridge July 1, 2022 (Rain Date: July 3) Columbus July 1, 2022 Gahanna July...
Drowning Prevention For Toddlers
Posted in Accident & Injury on June 30, 2022
Pools and beaches can be a place for fun and making memories during the summer months, but they can also become the scene of a parent’s worst nightmare. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1 to 4. Many of these deaths...
Carbon Monoxide & Boating
Posted in Accident & Injury, Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness on June 27, 2022
Boating is a great way to enjoy summer with friends and family while relaxing on the open waters. Unfortunately, there’s a silent killer putting boaters and their family in danger: carbon monoxide. Read our tips for avoiding carbon monoxide poisoning on a boat. What is Carbon Monoxide Poisoning? Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless,...
Graduation & Underage Drinking
Posted in Accident & Injury, In the news on June 16, 2022
With the Class of 2022 graduating, the summer’s celebratory parties are in full swing. While commemorating these exciting moments, parents may feel more inclined to allow or even provide their children with alcohol. The unfortunate reality is that this decision can lead to tragic consequences. Current Ohio Law Consequences Underage drinking can result in...
What Cities are Opting Out of the New Fireworks Law in Ohio?
Posted in In the news, Leisure on June 14, 2022
As of July 1, 2022, Ohioans can legally set off consumer-grade fireworks on private property. The law specifies that fireworks only be set off on certain holidays, about 20 days a year. The permitted days include: New Year’s Eve New Year’s Day Chinese New Year Diwali Cinco de Mayo Juneteenth Memorial Day weekend Labor...
Avoiding a Highway Shoulder Accident
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident on June 3, 2022
Highway shoulders are created as a safe zone for cars to pull off in case of emergencies; unfortunately, they aren’t the safest area to avoid an accident. According to AAA, approximately 12% of all interstate highway deaths involve a vehicle on the highway shoulder. Causes of Accidents on a Highway Shoulder Side-swipes/Rear-ending: Some drivers may...
Memorial Day Events Around Ohio
Posted in Leisure on May 23, 2022
Memorial Day is a federal holiday occurring on the last Monday of May. Falling on May 30th this year, it is a day to remember and honor those who have lost their lives serving our country. Below is a list of ceremonies and events that the whole family can attend! Name Location Memorial Day...