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How to Prevent MSDs in the Construction Industry

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) consistently rank as one of the leading types of work-related injury. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), about one in three injuries sustained by workers while on the job is an MSD. And while workers in all industries can sustain MSDs, they are most common among construction workers because [...]

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Exercise Isn't Just Good for Your Body, It's Good for Your Mind

How much time do you spend exercising in a typical week? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fewer than one in four Americans get the recommended amount of exercise. As a result, these individuals are more likely to develop chronic illnesses like diabetes and heart disease than their counterparts who do [...]

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6 Easy Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System

How often do you get sick? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the average adult catches between two and four colds per year. While some colds are minor, consisting only of nasal congestion and sneezing, others are more severe and debilitating. If a cold or other illness is too bad, you [...]

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5 Tips to Make Your Workplace More Efficient

The efficiency at which your business operates will affect its level of success. Businesses that perform their operations in an inefficient manner -- meaning they exhaust more time and resources to product the goods or services that they sell -- are less likely to success to their efficient counterparts. As a business owner, you should [...]

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5 Dieting Tips to Protect Against Heart Disease

Heart disease has become a serious problem in the United States. Research published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that it kills more Americans than any other disease or medical condition. While the exact number fluctuates, roughly 610,000 people in the United States die from heart disease each year. And while [...]

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How to Eat Healthy When You're on the Go

One of the biggest challenges of eating healthy is finding the time to buy and prepare nutritious meals and snacks. If you're a frequent traveler, you may lack the necessary time to buy and make healthy dishes. This, of course, is why many Americans eat fast food. The convenience of picking up a burger and [...]

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Safety Tips for Delivery Drivers

More than 1.4 million Americans work as delivery drivers in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). While different companies use these drivers for different purposes, the most common task for delivery drivers is to pick up and/or transport products. From local family-owned businesses to global Fortune 500 companies, countless businesses [...]

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5 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Kidney Stones

Statistics show that around 13% of all men and 7% of all women will develop kidney stones in their life. Characterized by the formation of a hard mass -- typically calcium -- in the kidneys, it's a painful yet common condition from which millions of people suffer. You can lower your risk of kidney stones, [...]

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How to Keep Your Blood Pressure Levels in Check

Statistics show that nearly one-third of the U.S. adult population suffers from high blood pressure. Also known as hypertension, it's a serious medical condition that increases the risk of stroke, heart disease and other ailments. Whether you suffer from hypertension or pre-hypertension, though, there are steps you can take to keep your blood pressure in [...]

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How to Avoid Back Injuries at Work

Back pain is something that nearly everyone will experience. In fact, statistics show that 31 million Americans suffer from it. While back pain can be caused from a variety of injuries and illnesses, many are attributed to work. Whether you work outdoors in the office, though, there are several things you can do to protect [...]

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