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Sexual Harassment On The Job: Would YOU Report It?

This week, one of the first surveys regarding sexual harassment was conducted since the wave of celebrity accusations began weeks ago.  The survey found that to some degree, attitudes by both men and women fell along party lines, and revealed that recent headlines do not necessarily have men rethinking their workplace behavior.



https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/large-majority-americans-say-there-sexual-harassment-job-n825121

Holiday Family Time, For Better Or Worse

Norman Rockwell painted the scenario of the perfect American family, gathered together at the holidays and embracing each others company.  But for many, that scenario is merely a myth for magazine covers and scenarios.  Here are a few tips for surviving the holidays with family:
http://www.oprah.com/omagazine/dealing-with-a-dysfunctional-family-during-the-holidays

http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/21/entertainment/david-cassidy-dies/index.html

Several days ago we shared a story about David Cassidy's hospitalization.  We are sad to post this follow up story about his death.  RIP, David aka Keith Partridge.
http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/21/entertainment/david-cassidy-dies/index.html

Don't Serve The Griswold Family Turkey By Avoiding These Mistakes

We've all been there.  Admit it, at one point (or three) you forgot to take the bag of "stuff" out before cooking the bird, or left the heat cranked up to the inferno setting a little too long.  Or dreadfully, forgot to thaw the bird!  Be a rock star this Thanksgiving by avoiding these common mistakes.
https://www.buzzfeed.com/jesseszewczyk/how-to-make-thanksgiving-turkey?utm_term=.qmO0VeEKv#.owV9nqRZd

Charles Manson: Nearly 5 Decades In The Country's Most Expensive Prison Healthcare System

Charles Manson, perhaps the country's most notorious cult leader and murderer, has died at the age of 83 after nearly 5 decades imprisoned in California, a state which spends more money per prisoner than any other US state.  The Pew Charitable Trust recently examined the state of prison healthcare and released this fascinating report.

http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/reports/2017/10/prison-health-care-costs-and-quality

Could Telemedicine Be The Newer, Better Urgent Care?

With the state of health care being in flux, the boundaries of "traditional" medicine and doctor's office visits are being pushed.  A decade ago, urgent care clinics were still considered somewhat cutting but now face the possibility of losing some of their customers to telemedicine.  While the original telemedicine concept was to provide health care access to people in remote areas, their demographics are rapidly changing. Along with that comes new opportunities for health care providers.
The Benefits of Working Telemedicine

Aaron Hernandez - Did Professional Football Lead To His Death?

Researchers have now revealed that Hernandez's brain showed stage 3 CTE, the most significant degree shown in anyone his age.  Seemingly having everything, talent, wealth and a bright future, does this explain how he turned into a convicted murderer who hanged himself in prison?


Aaron Hernandez - Stage 3 CTE

Importance of A Normal Heart Rate

Your heart rate:  it's a simple number but probably not something you know off the top of your head like your height or weight.  But knowing your heart rate is one key to knowing the overall health of your heart.   Emily Shiffer of MensHealth.com explains why.



What Is A Normal Heart Rate - A Men's Health Article