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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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The onset of winter can bring unpleasant challenges for anyone. This is particularly true for those that use a wheelchair. Anything that depends on consistent contact with the ground is going to suffer as snow and ice start to fall and form. The wheels of a wheelchair are no different. In addition, because of the […]
Are you overweight? Obese? The World Health Organization defines being overweight as an individual with a BMI that is greater than 25. If your BMI is greater than 30, you are obese. But if you fall into one of these categories, you are not alone. The majority of all adults in the U.S. are trying […]
When a victim needs prompt medical care, a nearby responsible party can and should look up nearby medical care facilities to take them to. This may mean conducting an online search such as “where is urgent care near me,” or something more specific such as “urgent care centers within 10 miles” or “pediatric urgent care […]