Bumble Bee Foods is Facing Charges After Worker’s Tragic Death
In every industry, it is extremely important to ensure that workers have access to a safe, healthy workplace with measures in place to protect them in the event of an accident. Typically, this means instituting basic protocols and working with urgent care centers and local doctors to provide occupational health services. But while these steps are often sufficient to prevent and treat on-the-job accidents, some reason cases have proven that it is important for businesses to remain vigilant when it comes to safety. Take the recent exper Continue Reading
A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Cleft Lip and Palate
One of the things that many parents fear when they learn that they are going to have a child is the prospect of birth defects and that something could potentially be wrong with their baby. One of the most common ENT problems at birth — that is ear, nose, and throat problems — is cleft lip or palate. Here are a few key facts to help parents understand how often it occurs, what causes it, and how it’s treated.
1. How often does it occur?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are about 2,650 babies born with a cleft palate and 4,440 babies that are born with a lip that is cleft — with or without a Continue Reading
Four Things You Didn’t Know Chiropractic Care Could Help With
As you may already know, chiropractic adjustments are a great treatment for back pain, but you might not know that they can help with a myriad of other issues, too. Here are just a few reasons to get chiropractic care besides back pain.
Fewer Hospital Visits.
Those who receive chiropractic therapy often require less hospital visits. Studies have shown that those who went to a Doctor of Chirotherapy (DC) as their primary care providers had 43% fewer hospital visits than those who didn’t and needed 43% fewer outpatient surgeries and services.
If you receive chiropractic therapy, you may find that you can sleep better at night. You see, a misa Continue Reading
The Whats, Whys and Hows of Orthotics
We all know that wearing supportive athletic shoes is the best way to keep our feet happy. But especially for those working in professional environments where a certain level of dress is expected, that’s not always possible on an everyday basis. If you’re experiencing foot pain and want to provide your feet with some more support — without lacing up your trainers with every outfit — then orthotic inserts might be the best choice for you. Below are some common questions about orthotics, along with their answers.
Three Weight Loss Solutions to Get the Body You Want
Losing weight is something many of us have on our minds. The only question is, what is the best way to do it? The answer is simple enough: diet and exercise. Without consistent exercise and proper eating habits, there is simply no way to healthily loose weight. For some people, though, diet and exercise in itself is not enough. For a variety of reasons (environment, genetics, etc.), people that exercise and diet don’t see the results they want. And even those who do may have stubborn fat deposits or flaps of skin that are infuriating to get rid of.
There is no substitute for diet and exercise; weight loss and a healthy lifestyle depend on it. There are, however, supplemental options you can take to get the body you want — a Continue Reading