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Cuando los gatos muerden: 1 de cada 3 pacientes mordidos en la mano necesita hospitalización y las infecciones son comunes

Las mujeres de mediana edad son las víctimas más frecuentes de las mordeduras de gato Rochester, Minnesota — 5 de febrero de 2014 — Los perros no son las únicas mascotas que muerden a veces las manos que los alimentan, sino que los gatos también lo hacen y con ello, [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

When Cats Bite: 1 in 3 Patients Bitten in Hand Hospitalized, Infections Common

Middle-aged women were most common cat bite victims Rochester, Minn. — Feb. 5, 2014 — Dogs  aren’t the only pets who sometimes bite the hands that feed them. Cats do too, and when they strike a hand, can inject bacteria deep into joints and tissue, perfect breeding grounds for infection. [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

It's Never Too Late for Safety Reminders

Winter is well underway but it's never too late for reminders about how to properly handle snowblowers, especially in wet, heavy snow that can result in clogging a snowblower’s exit chute. According to the American Society of Surgery of the Hand, hundreds of people suffer serious accidents involving snowblowers each year, and the common weather conditions [...]

Created by Dana Sparks