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The Pandemic – What Can We Learn?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought something out of all of us. Long days sitting inside, working from home, and wearing masks has been unlike most of what this country has experienced. The uncertainty with catching the virus, the inability to socialize, and the fear that was instilled in each one of us has upended our […]

Remember when medical marijuana was touted as an alternative method of treatment instead of opioid use? Well, now there is another innovative way of treating people who are experiencing pain: Virtual Reality Therapy. Scientists have not stopped finding healthier ways of treating pain, and for good reason. In 2017, “an estimated 1.7 million people suffered […]

Virtual reality is a relatively new phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. Its applications extend to gaming, as well as the world of work. When suited with a virtual reality headset, it may keep us on our toes, however. Our inability to see or use our senses can have real ramifications for our […]

Asthma and the Workplace

Asthma is a major noncommunicable disease that every year holds back about 25 million Americans. For many, it is developed in childhood, by the age of 5, sometimes adding an undue burden or difficulty towards their lives. Impact of Asthma For those who had it, it was a stark reminder of their inability to play […]

When Can an Employer Fire You for Politics? Politics affects everyone, even if we don’t think so. Your taxes are affected by politics, in addition to local housing and urban development, which impacts how much traffic is in your area. Some employers have a substantial interest in elections, hoping for certain politicians to win, possibly […]

Pregnancy and the Workplace

How Does Pregnancy Affect Workers’ Comp? The onset of a pregnancy can be a challenging time for a soon-to-be mother. One must be able to take care of themselves, and their unborn child. The caretaker may be in a reduced capacity due to conditions associated with pregnancy. Fortunately, there are laws in place to protect […]

Food Poisoning Lawyers

If you have ever contracted food poisoning, you know it’s 1-2 days in hell. Not only are you possibly up in your arms over your decision to eat something, but you are confined to the bed and your toilet for however long you feel symptoms. These can range from nausea, vomiting, watery or bloody diarrhea, […]

Drug Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have felt the impact of fear, frustration, and isolation.[1] As the pandemic waned, people were slowly able to go outside without masks and forget social distancing, thanks to vaccines. Even so, the damage has already been done. As a way of dealing with stress, people resorted to […]

Wage Slavery is the New Slavery

Wage Slavery On April 16, 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensation Emancipation Act. It freed over 3,000 enslaved persons in the District of Columbia. This was some 8 months before enslaved persons were freed in the south through the Emancipation Proclamation. Washington D.C. was the only district in the nation to have compensated slave owners […]

Flight attendants perform a far more difficult job than people give credit for. Working in restricted spaces increases the risk for injury, more while doing so in the sky. Part of the job of a flight attendant is to make sure your experience as a passenger is safe and comfortable. Yet, passengers do not always […]

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