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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness February 14, 2019

Respond to Hospital Emergency Situations with HICS

Heather M., Editor

As a health care administrator, it’s important to properly prepare the personnel in your facility to respond to any threat, disaster event or other emergency situation. For an effective response, every emergency incident calls for certain operatio...

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Military Life February 12, 2019

EFMP: Supporting Your Exceptional Family Member

Maggie K., Senior Editor

The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) works with other military and community agencies to provide support to families with members who have special educational or medical needs. An Exceptional Family Member (EFM) is a child or adult member...

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Military Life February 7, 2019

Alzheimer’s Disease: What Veterans Should Know

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Alzheimer's disease is more than just a form of dementia – it’s the sixth leading cause of adult deaths in the U.S. While Alzheimer’s disease can affect anyone, Veterans who experienced brain trauma during service are at an even higher risk for de...

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Health & Wellness February 5, 2019

Listening to America’s Pulse: 2 Key Steps to Beat Heart Disease

Julia S., Editor

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the U.S. Inform your community about what factors increase their risk for heart disease – and how to reduce the likelihood of becoming a statistic. Coronary artery disease is the most common type of he...

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Health & Wellness January 31, 2019

Opioid Addiction: Know the Warning Signs

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Opioid addiction is a very scary reality in America. Did you know that, every day, more than 115 Americans die from opioid overdose? That’s about 800 people a week, 24,000 a month, and an alarming 288,000 a year. While teaching opioid addiction pr...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life January 29, 2019

Cooking on Campus: A Student's Guide to Food Safety

Krystina C., Editor

Cooking doesn’t always take place inside the kitchen. For students living in dorms, mini fridges, microwave ovens and stovetop grills are often necessary for cooking and storing food. But whether you are cooking on campus or in your family's kitch...

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Military Life January 24, 2019

A Career Out of Camouflage: Five Benefits to Hiring Veterans

Amanda S., Editor

Service members have very important jobs. From peacekeeping to weapons engineering, they are highly trained in a multitude of disciplines. But what happens when it comes time to separate from the military and return to civilian life? If still in a...

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness January 22, 2019

Stop the Stalking: Recognize the Signs, Report the Crime

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Stalking – we’ve all seen it in the movies. A mysterious man hiding in a dark alley, watching his victim from the shadows… But scarier than a scene from the latest thriller is stalking in real life.     Over 3 million Americans age 18 or older ha...

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Home Life, Military Life January 17, 2019

Relationship Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Relationships can be violent at any age. The main issue with teen dating violence is that many adolescents think some behaviors, such as name-calling or possessiveness, are normal. What many don’t know, however, is that these behaviors can lead to...

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Military Life, Work Life & Safety January 16, 2019

Learn How HFACS Can Help You Figure Out the Why

Erika S., Editor in Chief

In simple terms, the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS) is a tool that can help you unravel the events that led up to an accident. How HFACS Works Accidents can rarely be attributed to one single cause, and most are caused ...

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