How businesses can chill out this winter with safety prep now

Snow covered cars

Guest post by Tony Payne, VP Business Development, Clark Insurance. Many of the most frequent and costly insurance claims for businesses are winter-related accidents. With cold weather approaching, property owners need to take steps now to avoid injuries as well as property and liability claims. Here are several hazards to avoid and things you can do […]

A tense vagina. Something worth dancing about

Illustration Tense Vagina

Sara Juli is not afraid to tackle personal issues in a public forum. She’s a dance artist who has been creating and performing solo work since 2000. She has danced about fear and shame and anger. In 2006, she offered audiences her life savings — $5000 — in The Money Conversation. In 2008, after losing her […]

Sleep apnea at night nearly killed this man during the day

Tire tracks

“I was driving along a state highway heading home on a summer afternoon. I dozed and drifted onto the gravel shoulder toward a drop-off onto someone’s lawn. The bang of my right side mirror striking a mailbox woke me up. I swerved left and skidded back into the road. Safe this time, but frightened.” Dan was […]

How to get an AED for your community and why it’s important that you do


March 5, 2007. A day Joe Gould will never forget. It started out like any other day. He went to work and at lunchtime headed to the YMCA in Augusta for his daily workout. Here’s what happened: “I started my workout and went about what I normally would do. I go on the elliptical trainer and […]

Preventing life-threatening blood clots in the hospital

Think VTE World Thrombosis Day

Guest post by Cindy Asbjornsen, DO, FACPh Happy World Thrombosis Day! Today, October 13th, healthcare professionals, scientists, and regular folks around the world are spreading the word about how to identify and prevent thromboses, more commonly known as blood clots. Here’s a quick review of the condition. A blood clot in a deep vein is […]

Forgetting things? Take this test to see if you need to worry about Alzheimer’s

Person taking SAGE test

Worried because you’re not young anymore and you’ve started forgetting more things than you used to? Why you left the room? Where you put your glasses? Whether you turned off the iron? A name? An appointment? Someone told me that as long as you realize you’ve forgotten something, you’re ok. It’s when you don’t even have […]