health

The Aging Population and the Future of Social Security

by Lilly January 14, 2014 Human Rights Law

In the bleak futuristic film Children of Men, the world’s population has been afflicted with an unnamed condition that means women can no longer become pregnant- the population is aging and there are no more younger people around to take up the slack. While the film is the product of a Hollywood screenwriters imagination, the […]

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Man’s back injury at work caused during practical joke

by JamesBooker December 11, 2013 Accident Claims

Suffering a back injury at work can lead to an individual requiring time off to recuperate, and potentially mean that earnings are lost. It’s never pleasant getting injured, but it can be even more stressful if you also have to worry about financial issues while trying to get plenty of rest. Thankfully, if the injury […]

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Asbestos and the Law

by RyanD September 11, 2013 Law

For many years asbestos was used in a number of residential and commercial building materials. However, scientists discovered that asbestos can lead to serious health problems like mesothelioma and lung cancer. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided to regulate the use of asbestos to reduce health risks. The reason asbestos was widely used is due […]

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Have You Been the Subject of Healthcare Fraud?

by RyanD May 17, 2013 Health Law

Have you been the subject of healthcare fraud? According to the FBI website, healthcare fraud costs the US about $80 billion dollars per year. And some corrupt doctors are willing participate in healthcare fraud schemes for a price. The more expensive healthcare costs become, the higher a price we pay for the service. So eliminating […]

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When does another drink become too much to drive?

by RyanD May 9, 2013 Accident Claims

Driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol is a serious offense in nearly every part of the world. Unfortunately, drinking is one of the most popular social activities among adults across the globe as well. This combination leads to many DUI arrests and accidents that could have been avoided if some simple precautions were […]

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Stay Clean, Stay Safe: STD Prevention

by edralyn March 11, 2013 Criminal Law

If you are sexually active, then you need be aware of and take precautions against sexually transmitted diseases. Currently, one in five people in the United States has an STD. If you haven’t thought much about protecting yourself against STDs, now’s the time to make decisions that will help you guard against contracting or spreading […]

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A Healthcare Headache_ The Growing Challenges of Retaining New Nurses

by edralyn March 8, 2013 Employment Law

Being nervous about starting a new job is natural, but in the nursing industry, some statistics say that the career is prone to particularly high turnover rates, especially among nurses who have recently graduated. Experts say that as older nurses retire, it could result in a shortage of over a quarter million nurses by the […]

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How Common are the Most Common STDs?

by edralyn January 9, 2013 Criminal Law

If you’ve ever contracted an STD, you know how embarrassing it can be. This is part of the reason why most people don’t think of STDs as being as common as they are – people who have or have had these diseases don’t want to talk about it! But how common are the different kinds […]

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Rising Drug Costs: Myth or Reality?

by edralyn January 9, 2013 Finance

The cost of prescription drugs seems to be on a never-ending climb. Newspaper articles commonly discuss the plights of patients who need life-saving drugs but opt not to take them because of the extra expense. In this erratic economy, many people struggle to put food on the table, let alone pay for the drugs to […]

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Pedestrian Safety

by RyanD January 4, 2013 Bicycle Accidents

Walking, biking, taking the bus to work, school or play is becoming more and more popular, resulting in increased foot traffic. We’re also living in a world full of constant distractions. This is why it’s more important than ever for pedestrians to take the initiative and exercise caution to remain safe. Following are a few […]

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Legal Aspects of Artificial Insemination

by Lilly January 1, 2013 Family Law

Artificial insemination gained wide popularity over the past decade. Infertility and impotence make people search for alternative ways to conceive and expand their families. Millions of women were finally able to get pregnant and have a child via IVF and other methods of insemination. Doctors use semen from woman’s husband or anonymous donors to inject […]

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