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Do Nurses Have Higher Rates of Musculoskeletal Injuries?

Nurses are responsible for providing some of the most important patient care functions in hospitals. Although they may have dozens of job duties, nurses are often required to pick up and move patients. Therefore, nurses have higher rates of musculoskeletal injuries than other occupations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that nurses suffer three times as many musculoskeletal injuries as…
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How to Safely Ride an Electric Scooter in Austin

Austin consistently ranks as one of the fastest growing urban cities in America. Many younger adults are moving to this city due to an increase in employment opportunities and a higher quality of life. When traveling through downtown Austin, electric scooters are rapidly becoming the preferred method of transportation. However, the Public Health and Transportation departments in Austin have noticed…
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Helpful Ways to Prevent Pedestrian Accidents in Austin

Now that daylight saving time has passed, spring is officially here, and summer is just around the corner. For Austin residents, this signals the beginning of festival season, which began with South by Southwest (SXSW). While festival season is a time of great joy and camaraderie, it is also a dangerous time for pedestrians. The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA)…
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