The World Health Organization (WHO) has created a key fact sheet, reviewed in November of 2016, which shows the major risk factors and tips for prevention when it comes to road traffic injuries (RTI). Some of the most shocking facts include: around 1.25 million people die each year as a result of RTI, RTI is … More Road Traffic Injuries 101: Quick Facts
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP, may be putting participants at risk. In general, we assume that SNAP provides its participants with fruits, vegetables, etc. It is a nutrition program, so it is expected that those who use the benefits are only allowed to buy healthy food. While there are many members … More Maltreatment Within Food Assistance Programs
Drug testing has always been a common controversy within the United States. When it comes to welfare and government assistance, many people believe that drug screening should be necessary before an individual is able to receive their benefits. While this may be an effective way to prevent drug misuse within needy families, there will always … More Routine Drug Screening: Necessity or Inconvenience?
A community is much more than a group of people living in the same area. These people must have common interests and share similar values in order to be considered “strong.” According to a new study at Vanderbilt University, access to health care has a much stronger impact on a community than we think. With … More The Impact of Health Care Access on Our Communities