Monthly Archives: January 2015

Best Advice for Seniors Involved in an Auto Accident

With the aging of the baby boomers, the number of senior drivers on the road is booming too. The U.S. Center for Disease Control reports that over 500 seniors a day are injured in car crashes. Seniors should follow these … Continue reading

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The Secret to Bouncing Back from Identity Theft

Identity theft is so prevalent in our country, it is now the most common consumer complaint. According to CBS News, over 10 million Americans reported that their personal data or records were breached in some way in 2014. In fact, … Continue reading

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Six Tips To Help You Protect Your Assets And Your Family’s Future

Accumulating assets such as a home, a retirement account and a healthy savings account can help keep your family safe. However, those assets could be liquidated or worse if something happens to you. Let’s look at some ways to protect … Continue reading

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Five Tips for Boosting Your Workforce’s Health and Safety

Investing in your workforce means you are investing in your business. This is why the health and safety of every employee is so important. Health and safety problems can destroy productivity and drain talent from the company. Five tips will … Continue reading

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CDC Says American Smoking Rate Drops To 17%

The Hill reports that the US smoking rate dropped to 17 percent in 2013, the lowest level ever and down from around 21 percent in 2005, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. Tim McAfee, director … Continue reading

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VA Expands Eligibility for VA Health Care Related to Military Sexual Trauma

Expansion closes a gap in health care eligibility Washington, DC – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), under authority from the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (“VACAA”),  announced expanded eligibility for Veterans in need of mental health … Continue reading

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Cases of Abuse: How to Know if You’ll Make Money on Your Suit

Domestic violence is a growing problem in our society. Fortunately, experts are offering more detailed advice on how to recognize, prevent, and deal with it to offset some of the damage that typically occurs. If you or a loved one … Continue reading

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FDA Releases New Guidance for Compounding Facilities

The Pharmacy Times reported that the FDA released “3 policy documents that assist companies that compound sterile drugs with registering as outsourcing facilities.” The scope of the documents are, “final guidance on registration of human drug compounding outsourcing facilities under section 503B … Continue reading

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Increased Number of Recalls Creates Logistical Issues for Hospitals Forced to Manually Recall

Modern Healthcare reported that as the number of medical-device recalls increases, “so has the complexity of the recalls,” which has raised “questions about safety and risks for hospitals that mostly still track and locate faulty products manually.” In 2012, “there were … Continue reading

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FDA Calls for Boxed Warnings for Power Morcellators

The Washington Post reports that the FDA has “strengthened its warnings…against the use of” laparoscopic power morcellators “to remove uterine growths in the vast majority of women” due to the risk “of spreading hidden cancers.” The agency said it will ask manufacturers … Continue reading

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