Category Archives: Emergency Care

Ebola Reappears in Liberia

people in Liberia since the outbreak began in December 2013, is back after the West African country was twice declared free of the disease… read more Advertisements

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The Benefits of Drug Testing Your Employees

Businesses who don’t test their employees for drugs will likely see absenteeism, an increase in turnover, employee fraud and theft and regulatory compliance issues. Research has shown that substance abusers are about 33 percent less productive and actually cost their … Continue reading

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Responding to People with Mental Illness

Emergency responders face an increasing number of calls involving people with behavioral and mental health issues… read more

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Three Signs of a Possible Unhealthy Heart

Most people know the general signs for a heart attack. However, research now suggests that there are signs that can alert you before your heart has trouble. When the heart starts to fail, the symptoms can manifest in different parts … Continue reading

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How to Care for Your Injury and Your Cast

A cast is given to help broken bones and torn ligaments heal. The injury will heal more quickly because the cast keeps it immobile. Casts are usually worn for about four to six weeks. Broken bones and torn ligaments cause … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for a Drug Test?

If you are employed, you likely have been warned that you may face a random drug test. But what does that mean? Take a look at some ways a test may be administered and how you can prepare for it.

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Wound Care Before Urgent Care

Here are three things to do to take care of your wound before going to an urgent care facility. 1. Clean the Wound The most effective way to clean a scrape, cut or puncture would is with cool water. Run … Continue reading

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