Eight ways to stay safe this summer.
Excerpted from a post by Public Health – Seattle & King County From 2012 – 2016, almost three quarters of deaths by firearm in King County residents were suicides. Middle-aged and older adults and men overall have higher firearm suicide…
Almost half (48%) of injuries to commuters on rental scooters involve a head trauma, and 15% are traumatic brain injuries.
Twenty-four of 39 Washington state counties have passed resolutions opposing the state’s gun law.
Only 20% wore helmets in the study, while more than 90% of cyclists wore helmets while riding their own bikes.
Americans are now more likely to die of an opioid overdose than in a car crash, of a gunshot wound that a pedestrian accident.
In 2016, King County saw an unprecedented jump in overdose deaths, a trend fueled by the increase in opiate use, particularly in combination with other drugs.
Although strength and conditioning is important, cardiovascular fitness is also important – as many injuries occur as a result of fatigue.
Driving while high doubles your chance of getting in a crash — and it’s illegal.