Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can result in a wide variety of symptoms. Because the brain is such a complex organ, each TBI can be considered a unique injury. If you have a loved one who recently received a TBI, the unique nature of the injury can make it difficult to predict what lasting symptoms your loved one may experience, what treatments he or she might benefit from and what abilities he or she may recover in time.
A study published earlier this month in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine sheds light on how various occupational factors can cause workers to develop certain diseases and conditions. One of those is sarcoidosis.
Summer is a time when many high school and college students serve in internships to gain valuable real world experience. Some work in various branches of government -- particularly at the federal and state level. Others work in companies and nonprofit organizations that do the kind of work they're interested in pursuing as an eventual career. Internships are also a great way to make connections that can help young people after they're finished with their education and looking for a job.
No matter what we put them through or how we maintain them, our bodies work amazingly well. And because they function only at a narrow range of temperatures, they have ways to control heat.
Depending on the type of injury, physical therapy may be one of the best ways to get back on your feet in the near future.
A sudden accident in the workplace can cause serious injuries. However, the most common medical issues caused by work-related activities develop over time. They're the result of repetitive movements like typing and things like long hours spent hunched over a desk in a non-ergonomic chair.
Researchers at Colorado State University (CSU) recently published a study that they'd carried out on behalf of the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center. After questioning several construction workers, they determined that it's likely that employee sleep greatly impacts workplace safety.
A mental disorder can be every bit as damaging and frustrating as a physical injury. If you're suffering from any type of mental disorder, you may be in a position to receive Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.
The modern job market is increasingly asking workers to travel. It may be the core component of the job, like a delivery driver for an online retailer. Or it might be a small - but necessary - piece, such as a nursing assistant traveling to patients’ homes. The demand that workers hit the road in order to do their job is widespread.