CDC is Hiding Corona Virus Information

For several months, our organization has requested the CDC to add the Corona Virus to the national notifiable conditions list.  The CDC has refused and and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists don't even have it as a topic of discussion at their upcoming conference.  Why?

First Responders Rank Highest in Musculoskeletal Disorders

Newly published information reveals first responders are among the highest musculoskeletal disorders due to an injury or illness.  These disorders can affect the muscles, nerves, tendons, joints and cartilage in your upper and lower limbs, neck and lower back.

For Schools, January is a violent time of year

Incidents of targeted school violence occurred most frequently at the start of the school year and after students returned to school according to a newly published report by the U.S. Secret Service.

Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers - Highest in Injury/Illness Rates

Newly published information reveals police and sheriff’s patrol officers had the highest rate of injury and illness that resulted in a leave of absence among these occupations during 2018:

Healthcare | First Responder Comparison of Injury/Illness Rates - Special Report

Newly published information reveals an interesting comparison of injuries and illnesses among healthcare and first responders that resulted in a leave of absence during 2018:

New study of link between cannabis, anxiety and stress

A molecule produced by the brain that activates the same receptors as marijuana is protective against stress by reducing anxiety-causing connections between two brain regions, Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers report.

US Government's Guidance | Preventing Coronavirus

Ketamine can often relieve depression within hours

Depression and PTSD:  Help for First Responders

It is estimated that 30 percent of first responders develop behavioral health conditions including, but not limited to, depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as compared with 20 percent in the general population (Abbot et al., 2015).

A Shorter—but Effective—Treatment for PTSD