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When Adrenaline Hurts

Adrenaline is a naturally occurring endorphin. It’s our body’s own pain medicine. It allows us to get to safety after being injured because it kills pain, for a short while.

Top 5 risks for restaurant workers

Many high school and college students get jobs as servers because they have flexible, often evening schedules and the take home cash is usually more than straight hourly work. Other people like the flow and human interaction that serving offers and stay in this career. But these workers are at risk for injury.

The Deadly Six

Longshoremen and maritime workers have an increased risk for bodily harm while on the job. It is the duty of the company to provide not only a safe work environment but also to ensure that safety measures, such as the buddy system, are in place and are followed. When the system fails, men get hurt.

Does yoga help a sore back?

We see lot about the benefits of yoga: that it can calm the mind, ease stress and heal the body. But is there any evidence to support that yoga is good for our backs?

What exactly is talcum?

Talc is a mineral. It is comprised of silicon, magnesium and oxygen. It is very absorptive. For years it has been marketed as product that absorbs perspiration. Talc also absorbs oil. It is one of the ingredients in dry shampoo. It is also used to prevent chafing and friction. Many people claim that talc will absorb odors.

To sue or not to sue?

Were you hurt by a distracted or drunk driver? Did you slip in a store and hit your head? Are you a deckhand, offshore worker or floorhand who has suffered a work-related injury but are afraid to speak up and file a lawsuit?

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