Month: June 2017

What Is Traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage?

Brain injuries are a leading cause of motor vehicle accident-related deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: In the U.S., 1.7 million people sustain a TBI each year. Of these, 52,000 lose their lives and 275,000 require hospitalization. Emergency departments treat and release around 80% of people who sustain a TBI. TBI… read more

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Understanding the Signs of Sexual Abuse by a Coach

Parents trust coaches to be guides and mentors to their children. Unfortunately, there are a few individuals who take advantage of their position of authority. Sexually abusive relationships between coaches and their players aren’t uncommon and have similar warning signs. Knowing these red flags will help parents identify and intervene in inappropriate relationships. Signs of… read more

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Social Media And Workplace Harassment

In today’s technology-driven world, we’ve moved beyond water-cooler gossip. With email and social media, we can instantly share information with fellow employees. This also opens a world of possibilities for workplace bullying. Using Facebook messenger, Twitter, Instagram, or Snapchat, employees can send offensive messages in seconds. While many employees may just dismiss their harassment as… read more

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The Bystander Effect of Workplace Bullying

We like to think that we leave bullying behind when we leave high school, but the reality is that most of us probably know someone who has been the victim of workplace harassment. As many as 70 percent of women and 45 percent of men have been victims of sexual harassment at some point in… read more

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Common Medications That Can Impair Driving

Driving may seem like second nature, but it’s a complex skill that requires quick judgement, reaction time, and motor skills. Unfortunately, there are several over-the-counter and prescription drugs that may affect a driver’s ability to navigate the road effectively. Here are some of the most common medications that impair driving: Antihistamines Itchy, watery eyes, and… read more

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