According to OSHA, hospitals are more dangerous places to work than jobs in construction or manufacturing. This is concerning because we need our healthcare workers to stay healthy so they can serve our communities.
According to new research by Boston University’s School of Medicine, ninety-nine percent (110 out of 111) of former NFL football players who donated their brains to be studied turned out to have the devastating disorder called Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).
Research also showed these additional statistics regarding CTE at other levels besides the NFL.
According to the National Cancer Institute they probably don’t give us cancer. Cell phone usage has greatly increased over the years and people are concerned because of the radiofrequency energy they emit. This is in the form of non-ionizing radiation. This type of radiation has not been shown to cause cancer.
This could be the healthiest year of your life or a challenging one. No one knows what the future holds but you hold the power of optimal outcomes when you choose your healthcare team. Do you have the best healthcare providers working hard for you? If not, I would consider stacking your team with the best. Your life and the quality of it depends on your ability to make some simple decisions.
St. Louis Fire Department welcomed Dr. David Factor to give an injury prevention training seminar yesterday. As a former firefighter and paramedic, Dr. Factor knows the importance of having our first responders in top physical condition and injury free.