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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There are different types and levels of medical insurance coverage available to people living within the United States. While some individuals and their families may have employer-based healthcare coverage, others have a variety of different policies. Every two-out-of-five employed adults under 65, for example, have healthcare coverage through their employers. In 2016, most, or 91.2% […]
Burnout is at an all-time high. Let’s face it. You need a vacation. You’re having a hard time sleeping and work is draining you in a way it hasn’t before. You’ve lost interest in your hobbies and just going out with friends can seem like a huge chore. It’s more than possible you’re facing burnout, […]
The average American woman has a 12.4% chance of getting breast cancer in her lifetime. For women who have a family history of breast cancer, cancer risk becomes twice as high for those with a first-degree female relative who is diagnosed with breast cancer. One of the key weapons in fighting this disease is early […]
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