Given all of the amount of stress working Americans experience, complete with tension and muscle aches, it’s not surprising that they occasionally take a day or two off from work. According to The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 40% of workers within the United States claim that their jobs are “very or extremely stressful.” Due to their positions, 66% of both male and female employees state that they experience a significant level of stress. This leads to one out of four employees calling in sick or taking a “mental health day.” Recent findings show that roughly one million employees within the country are absent from work on a daily basis due to workplace stress.
It’s interesting to note that adults averaged eight hours of sleep a night in 1942. Currently, however, the ave (more…)
Many people in the United States live with some kind of disability. There are at least 53 million people like this around the country. New data show that the most common form of disability is one that impacts a person’s ability to get around. Accordingly, about 6.8 million people use some sort of device to help them get around. If you are one of these people, you may have a scooter lift for trucks and cars on your vehicle. Given how important that is for your quality of life and your ability to get around, making sure it works correctly is very important. Here are some things you should know about and do to make sure it is working when you need it to.
Pay attention to your cables.
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Over the past twenty years, technology and medicine have both grown and developed in ways that many people did not believe could be possible. These two industries have progressed side by side and have helped one another accomplish many great things. It is important to note that the field the of medicine owes many of its advancements to science and technology.
These two industries are working in a way that has now allowed for the life expectancy numbers to grow. What this means is that more and more people are growing in age and are living longer than ever before. Now, this is a tough situation to break down and understand because there is both good and bad to be found here.
For instance, many people believe that it is great for their loved ones to live longer and to enjoy a longer lifespan. Ho (more…)
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Wanting to change the way you look is an understandable concern. Many accomplish this goal by having plastic surgery performed. In fact, statistics show that surgical procedures increased by 11% during last year. A study from 2017 found that a total of 246,354 liposuction procedures were performed. An even larger amount of people underwent breast […]
One of the most common complications of osteoporosis are vertebral compression fractures. These osteoporotic fractures can be painful and diagnosis and pain management for can sometimes be tricky. What are the Symptoms? Almost two-thirds of those with a vertebral compression fracture will have no symptoms and will be diagnosed incidentally. Some symptoms of vertebral compression […]
For many people throughout the United States, finding the right physical activity can certainly be a difficult task. After all, obesity and a lack of exercise is becoming a definable and growing problem here in the United States more than any other place in the world. This problem is affecting the health and wellness of […]
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