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Is it Possible to Get PTSD from a Car Accident?

October 28, 2019

Is it Possible to Get PTSD from a Car Accident?

When people think of car accident injuries, they usually think of broken bones, whiplash, head injuries, bumps, and bruises. While those injuries certainly have the ability to cause a person significant pain, there are other injuries associated with a car accident that many people do not think about.  For accidents involving significant injuries or high…

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September 8, 2019

What is General Maritime Law?

One of the most confusing aspects of law revolves around the waterways. Most people assume that the laws of the high seas are just like regular laws, but that is not the case. There is a rich history behind the making of maritime law. Unfortunately, few of these laws are actually in the federal or…

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May 14, 2014

Beat High Blood Pressure with These 5 Healthy Foods

May is National Blood Pressure Month, which means you should be aware of your blood pressure levels and do your best to avoid hypertension and its adverse effects on your health! The consequences of high blood pressure can be devastating, even deadly. Numerous vital organ dysfunctions are associated with chronic, extreme hypertension. Fortunately, you can…

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November 25, 2013

Pass (on) the Haggis and Other Banned Foods in the U.S.

Farah & Farah has reported about the health dangers that tainted food can present to Americans, but did you know that some foods and drinks are banned altogether in the United States? So, here’s the bad news. If you really have a craving for a Taiwanese delicacy called Pig’s Blood Cake, you will actually have…

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May 4, 2011

American Academy of Pediatrics Calls for Stricter Regulation of Chemicals

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is urging the federal government to overhaul the current regulation of chemicals in the environment because of a concern about toxicity to children. According to an article in Fair Warning, there are about 80,000 chemicals that are used in everything from paints to cleaners and plastics, yet the Toxic…

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July 2, 2010

Deaf File Lawsuit in Florida Over Lack of Interpreters

All one deaf woman wanted in Baptist Hospital was an interpreter. Instead she got a stuffed monkey. Another woman thought she was being denied care at Baptist Medical Center South when she was out in a hallway to wait. Again no sign language interpreters were called, a Florida Times-Union article reports, even though her mother…

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June 25, 2010

ER Visits Over Misuse of Opiods

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that there has been a spike in emergency room visits for recreational use of opioid prescription drugs, which has more than doubled between 2004 and 2008. The number of ER visits for prescription drugs is now equal to the number of visits…

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June 10, 2010

Life Insurers Invest in Fast Food

Insurance companies that offer health care coverage have been given a larger presence in the American health care scene now that all Americans will need to be covered by private health insurance. One would assume that insurance would also be invested in health in general. That assumption would be false. Harvard researchers found that giant…

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May 27, 2010

GOP Calls 911 Rescue Workers an “Entitlement Program”

Almost everyone would agree that the brave men and women who went in to try and rescue Americans hurt in New York City after the 9/11 attacks on our country are heroes. Many are now suffering the effects of breathing in the miniscule dust which carried toxins and asbestos. To help them, Congress is considering…

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