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Alcohol and Graduation Parties Are a Bad Mix 

Hats off to the graduates. This is an accomplishment that should be celebrated and many parents do so by throwing a party.  While many view their graduates as adults, under the law they are not, and parents should resist the temptation to allow alcohol at graduation parties. Under New York law, if alcohol is supplied… read more

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The Number of Hot-Car Deaths Increase

The heat and humidity of the warmer months is upon us, and with it comes some silent risks. It’s a habit for many people to leave their children in the car for just a few minutes so they can run errands, a practice that can have deadly consequences. Last week, a child died in Baton… read more

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Hazy, Lazy, Dangerous Days of Summer

BBQs, lounging at the pool or beach…June kicks off the carefree days of summer. On a sobering note, it is also the start of the season when there are more car crashes, swimming injuries and other accidents. Not only does summer mean crowds at amusement parks and beaches but in the emergency room. The season… read more

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Memorial Day Kicks Off Sobering Deadliest Days

For most, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. For teens, it is the start of the “100 Deadliest Days,” the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when teen crash fatalities climb. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15- to 20-year-olds…. read more

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Chemo Drug Taxotere Adds More Anguish

After enduring the physical and emotional challenge of chemotherapy battling cancer, many are now learning that their hair will never grow back – ever. A side effect of Taxotere, a chemotherapy drug, is alopecia, permanent hair loss. Taxotere, an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996, which is… read more

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May is Motorcycle Safety Month

Throughout the month of May, Rosenberg & Gluck wants to call attention to the dangers and vulnerabilities motorcyclists face when riding on the road. Motorcycle crashes are one of the most prevalent causes of death and injury on Long Island roads.  Motorcyclists are about 30 times more likely to die in a crash than drivers… read more

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Distraction and Teen Crashes: Even Worse than We Thought

What Can Parents Do to Keep Their Teens Safe? According to the NHTSA, car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers 14-19 years old in the United States. This is a horrifying fact that parents of teen drivers have to face. The challenge is not only teaching teens to be safe and responsible… read more

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TAKING ACTION ON DISTRACTION

APRIL IS NATIONAL DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH Across the United States, communities and government agencies alike are coming together in an effort to crack down on texting, cellphone use and other dangerous distracted driving behaviors in honor of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. An alarming 87% of drivers have admitted to being engaged in at… read more

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Think Safe and Green on St. Patrick’s Day!

  Green beers, green shirts, green socks, everything green! On March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at heart across the globe observe St. Patrick’s Day. What once was a religious feast day for the saint of Ireland, has now become an international festival celebrating Irish cultures. With over 36 million people claiming Irish ancestry, on… read more

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