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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What is a clinical study? Why do we have them, and what does a clinical study accomplish? Medical research studies are an important part of clinical drug development. A clinical study is also a crucial step in developing new treatments and interventions for diseases and injury. Read on to learn all the facts about clinical […]
It is a good idea for every adult to know where the nearest walk-in clinics are located. About 85% of urgent care facilities are open for business seven days a week. The same cannot be said of the average primary care physician’s office. It is important to understand what treatments are available at urgent care […]
Life is an interesting and beautiful journey, and is meant to be enjoyed to the fullest. Many people understand this concept on the surface, but when it comes down to it, it can be difficult for some to implement when they are faced with the many hurdles that can often inevitably come along in life. […]
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