Archive for February 17, 2016
One of our most basic human rights is our right to safety and a sense of security. Protecting our safety allows us to lead our best lives, and to be healthy and vibrant. But unfortunately, there are plenty of risks, dangers and things to potentially cause harm, even along the path of daily life. Sometimes it could be considered a miracle that we are able to avoid serious injury.
Navigating the dangers of everyday life
Many things we learn as common sense from a young age. Don’t run with scissors. Avoid a hot burner. Don’t rock back in a chair that isn’t made to rock. But there are some things that we may not see coming. When you think of doctors and hospitals, you usually think of getting better. Yet the Institute of Medicine reports that medical errors c