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Preventing Common Work Injuries

Preventing Common Work Injuries

by Shearly (SU)
You’ve probably heard the words, “safety first,” plenty of times. However, workers are injured on the job every day. Some of these injuries are serious and life threatening, while others are not as grave and require little attention. From falling down, to developing carpal tunnel because of too much time typing to hurting a hand while lifting heavy objects, injuries occur in a variety of workplace environments and can affect any worker. Reducing the occurrence of injuries is the main objective of safety and health professionals all over the country.

Worst Foods to Eat for Arthritis Sufferers

Worst Foods to Eat for Arthritis Sufferers

by Shearly (SU)
When you have arthritis, your body is in an inflammatory state. What you eat may not only increase inflammation, it can also set you up for other chronic diseases such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Arthritis is a general term encompassing conditions that share joint pain and inflammation. Typical treatment involves pain-reducing and anti-inflammatory medication.

Surviving Arthritis

Surviving Arthritis

by Shearly (SU)
Get to know arthritis by the numbers. You’ll be surprised to find out that arthritis is all around us, and its impact on individuals around the world is more serious than most people realize. According to the Arthritis Foundation, Arthritis is the nation’s Number one cause of disability, affecting approximately 350 million people worldwide. Arthritis is defined as the condition that causes pain and inflammation in your joints. Arthritis manifests itself in several painful, limiting ways, and attacks all kinds of patients, even young children and babies. The most common joints affected by arthritis are the hands, spine, knees, and hips.

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