Category Archives: Prevention

How to keep seniors safe this winter

As winter sets in, heed these tips to keep seniors safe and healthy. Continue reading

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Tie a ribbon to help eliminate drunk driving

Over previous holiday seasons, Botsford Trauma Center saw an increase in alcohol-related injuries. Get tips to keep you and your loved ones safe, plus learn how to get your free MADD ribbon. Continue reading

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5 Tips to keep baby sleeping safely during holiday travels

Holiday travels can be dangerous for sleeping babies. Find out how you can make nap time safe while on the road. Continue reading

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Tips for Safe Thanksgiving Travels

Thanksgiving is one of the most heavily traveled times of the year. Read these tips to travel safe. Continue reading

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Traveling for the holidays? Beware of DVT

If you’re traveling this holiday season, you could be at risk of developing dangerous blood clots. Here’s what you can do to prevent them. Continue reading

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Baby on the Way? Get Grandparents vaccinated!

If you’re expecting a baby, make sure you add vaccinations to your family’s to do list. Dr. Golden explains why grandparents now need a specific vaccination. Continue reading

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Think twice before you take those antibiotics

Antibiotics only work for certain illnesses, and if you take them for the wrong reasons there could be deadly consequences. Continue reading

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Time Changes May Affect Heart Attack Rates

We all like gaining an “extra” hour in the Fall, but there may actually be an added benefit for your heart. Continue reading

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Patient Falls in the Hospital: Reducing the Risk

Patients falling while in the hospital is a serious concern. So a team of Botsford nurses and staff are finding ways to prevent it. Continue reading

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13 Halloween Safety Tips

Going Trick-or-Treating Monday? Review these simple safety tips from a Botsford trauma nurse before you head out. Continue reading

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