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  • What State Pays out the Most in Medical Malpractice Claims? You Guessed it

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    If your answer was “New York”, sadly you’re correct. According to a recent report publish by Diederich Healthcare, doctors and hospitals in New York State pay out more in medical malpractice suits than any other state in the US.

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  • 10 Deadly Mistakes Teen Drivers Make

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    1.Risk Taking: We all remember being a teenager and feeling invincible. This false mindset often leads teen drivers to take risks, like speeding, driving while intoxicated, or driving distracted. While many teens have the ‘it’ll never happen to me’ mindset, statistics show 6 teens die and 650 are injured every day in America because of motor vehicle accidents.

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  • Life Threatening Safety Risks for Construction Workers

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    In a study conducted over a 33-year period, researchers found fall down accidents accounted for nearly half of all construction worker deaths. The study also found that more than half of the workers killed did not have access to fall protection equipment. There is no telling how many tragedies could have been prevented had the workers been given proper equipment. The statistics below were compiled by Safety and Health Magazine:

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  • Spinal Cord Injuries: The Hard Facts & What You Need to Know

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    A spinal cord injury is usually caused by a sudden blow to the spine in which the vertebrae is fractured or dislocated.

    Instead of severing the spinal cord completely, most injuries are more likely to cause fractures and compression of the vertebrae.

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  • Medical Malpractice: Most Shocking Medical Mistakes

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    Every day across the country and across the world, doctors and healthcare workers perform small miracles. They comfort the ill and injured, and give families hope for the future. But, some healthcare professionals do not fulfill their duties, and as a result their patients suffer. 

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  • Attention Multitaskers, You’ve Got it All Wrong

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    You’re hurrying to catch the bus, while simultaneously helping your little one with their backpack, and trying to get in touch with your supervisor to tell them you’ll be late. You’re busy, you’re really really busy. It feels like there’s just not enough time in the day. So, you multitask.

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  • Parents Beware, It’s Easier than Ever for Teens to Smoke Thanks to New Product

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    Has your teen been excessively thirsty lately? Has he or she suffered nosebleeds, or are they suddenly sensitive to caffeine? If you answered yes to the questions above, you may want to talk to your teen about e-cigarette usage. Recently an electronic cigarette, known as a JUUL has become increasingly popular at middle schools and high schools throughout the country.

    What is a JUUL?

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  • Why you Need to Buckle up in the Back Seat of an Uber or Lyft

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    In 2016 there was a 4.6% increase in the number of motor vehicle fatalities caused by unbelted passengers. The climbing number of deaths caused by the lack of a seatbelt correlates with the results of a survey conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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  • On-the-Job Fatalities on the Rise

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    In present years, the number of injured and killed workers has continued to rise. In 2016 alone 5,190 workers died as a result of on-the-job injuries. Below is a breakdown, provided by Safety and Health Magazine, of fatalities by occupation, geography, and demographic:

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  • City Landlords Renting Unsafe, Illegal Apartments

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    The ABC investigative team, 7 on Your Side, recently published results of an investigation into illegal and dangerous apartments throughout New York City.

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