The weather outside is frightful in some parts of the country. It's not snowing. Precipitation is appearing in another form, as sweat on the brow. Even though New York City is enjoying seasonally normal temperatures right this minute, don't expect to escape from the swelter of summer. Still, with conditions as they are, it is easy to forget that every season has its hazards.
There have been several high-profile shootings in recent months. There was the open-air tragedy in Las Vegas. More recently, there was the high school shooting in Florida. Of course, New York is not immune from such incidents. Just under a year ago, there was the deadly shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital.
Few things are more stressful and disheartening than suffering an injury during a vacation. Your fun is cut short. All that money and weeks of planning down the drain. You’re scrambling to find medical care and make new travel arrangements.