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  • You Doctor Could be Burned Out, Key Information for Patients

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    In a recent study, approximately 33-50+% of physicians reported experiencing some form of burnout. What do this mean for patients? Not only is it possible your doctor is burned out, it’s actually probable.

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  • Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise, Why Walking has Become so Dangerous

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    The Governors Highway Safety Association recently released a report that shows the number of pedestrians killed in traffic last year climbed 11% from the previous year. According to the NPR, that’s the biggest single-year increase in pedestrian fatalities ever, and the highest number in more than two decades.

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  • Motorcycle Safety Month

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    According to the National Safety Council motorcycle fatalities have steadily increased over the last decade. In the Spring and Summer months there is a greater number of motorcyclists on the road. Please join us this May in helping to spread the word about Motorcycle Safety.

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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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