How to Prepare for Severe Spring Weather

Spring Weather

Spring Weather: as winter recedes, it is replaced by three months of spring characterized by rapidly changing and extreme weather. These can include major snowstorms, heavy rainfall, cyclones, and large tornadoes. The diverse weather is caused by the interaction of winter’s cold air as it migrates outwards and mingles with the warmer air entering the…

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4 Things to Do When Your Loved One Needs Paid Caregiving

Paid Caregiving

Paid Caregiving: As your parents reach their senior years, you’ll begin to notice changes in their physical and cognitive health. You may even need to ask about their health from time to time to stay updated on their condition. At some point, you will have to determine the best type of professional caregiving for your…

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How to Report Hazardous Road Conditions in Alabama

Road Conditions in Alabama

How to Navigate and Report Road Conditions In Alabama Alabama’s fluctuating weather patterns can present a multitude of hazardous road conditions that can threaten the safety of its residents. Whether it’s the aftermath of severe storms, tornadoes, or other extreme weather events, Alabamians must remain vigilant and prepared to respond accordingly. The state has witnessed…

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Top Ways People Get Injured During the Holidays

Get Injured

Injuries happen every day, but there seem to be more people injured around the holidays as they rush around to try and get their homes ready for the festive season. Look at some of the top ways people get injured during the holidays. 1. Car Accidents Speeding is one culprit for car accidents during the…

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Virginia College Closed: What Happens Now?

Virginia College

I WAS WORKING TOWARD A DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE FROM VIRGINIA COLLEGE WHEN IT CLOSED.I WAS AN EMPLOYEE OF VIRGINA COLLEGE WHEN IT CLOSED. WHAT SHOULD I DO? Virginia College was a private for-profit college (owned by Education Corporation of America “ECA”) that offered classes, certificates, diplomas, and degrees related to specific trades and professions (including…

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Ethicon’s Physiomesh Recall: What You Need to Know

Ethicon's Physiomesh

If you’ve had hernia surgery within the past 7 years or so, you should know the facts behind Ethicon’s Physiomesh® Flexible Composite Mesh recall. Who is Ethicon? This entity is one of Johnson & Johnson’s manufacturers, known for developing medical devices that are used in various surgical procedures. They play a key role in producing a…

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Is the blood thinner Xarelto safe?

blood thinner Xarelto

Within the past year, the prescription blood thinner rivaroxaban has been brought into question. Contrary to some doctors’ opinions that the drug should not receive FDA approval, its manufacturers, Bayer and Jansen Pharmaceutical, put it on the market anyway. Now, individuals are stepping forward, claiming the drug is causing fatal internal bleeding. The concern is…

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4 Ways to Prevent Accidents in Winter Weather

Winter Weather

When temperatures drop, the likelihood of weather-related accidents rises. Driving on snow or ice-covered roadways requires a lot of skill and caution. And while most weather-related car accidents are preventable, accidents may still occur. Winter Weather: The important thing to remember is to always err on the side of caution, and when in doubt, don’t…

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7 Things to Think About if You Get Hurt on the Job

injured at work?

Unless you’re unemployed or work your job from home, chances are you are exposed to some form of hazard at work. Machines, forklifts, high places, moving parts, scalding hot coffee pots — almost all of these are potential safety risks in the workplace. Your employer is required by law to make you aware of these…

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