injuries to children

Two Teens Seriously Injured in Parasailing Accident

Last month, two 17-year-old girls were severely injured while parasailing in Florida, according to ABC News. Fox 59 in Indianapolis reported that the teens, Alexis Fairchild and Sidney Good, who are from Huntington, Indiana and were on vacation in Panama City Beach, Florida when the accident occurred, were parasailing in tandem when their towrope broke … Continue reading

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Girl Contracts Brain-Eating Amoeba From Water Park

Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, a deadly brain-eating parasite, has left 12-year-old Kali Hardig in critical condition at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, according to ABC News. It is believed that Kali acquired the rare form of meningitis from a sandy-bottom lake at Willow Springs Water Park in Little Rock, Arkansas. The parasite that causes this infection is an … Continue reading

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