Sinister 5: The Top 5 Risks Related to Heart Disease

Sinister 5: The Top 5 Risks Related to Heart Disease

In the United States today coronary artery disease, or (CAD), is the most prevalent type of heart disease. If it is not prevented or in some cases treated, CAD can eventually lead to the horrible fate of heart attacks or heart failure. Some other types of heart disease include, an Enlarged Heart (Cardiomegaly), Irregular Heart Rhythm, Heart Valve Disease, and many more. Why is it so important to pay attention and take care of that good ol’ heart of yours? Well statistics show that in 2008, 25% of deaths were related to heart disease, almost resulting to one in every four in the United States.

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Was the Miami "Zombie Apocalypse" caused by Bath Salts?

Was the Miami "Zombie Apocalypse" caused by Bath Salts?

In a weird week of news, a social media firestorm was lit when the story of Miami man, Rudy Eugene, was found naked, gruesomely eating the face of another man. Police were only able to stop the attack after shooting and Eugene. The story sounds something out of a George Romero zombie movie as many took to Facebook and Twitter to jokingly warn of an impending zombie apocalypse. In actuality, the attacker was not infected with a zombie virus but was most likely, according to Armando Aguilar, President of the Miami Fraternal Order of Police, under the influence of synthetic stimulants or what is commonly referred to as "bath salts".

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How to Protect your Employees from Heat Exhaustion

How to Protect your Employees from Heat Exhaustion

May 25 marks Heat Safety Awareness Day. Did you know that heat is number one weather related killed in the United States? Every year hundreds of thousands of workers are subjected to heat and most are not adequately protected or educated to know the signs of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke. Education and Prevention are the keys to protecting your employees. Please take a few minutes to review the following information and pass it along to your employees.

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