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Who Really Pays the High Cost of Insurance Fraud?

About a year ago I became the victim of insurance fraud.  Having worked in the insurance industry for over 10 years I knew what to do to protect myself during the incident.   674 more words

Suicide & Silence.

With the recent passing of Chester Bennington to suicide, I feel compelled to speak out. The thing is, I’m not sure what it is I want to say, and still there’s that voice in my head who continues to insist that nothing I have to say on the matter means anything. 572 more words


WHO updates fact sheet on HIV/AIDS (20 July 2017)

The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its fact sheet on HIV/AIDS.

Background Information:

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) targets the immune system and weakens people’s defence systems against infections and some types of cancer. 1,266 more words


Strengthening Families Alaska is on the Move!

By Shirley Pittz, Strengthening Families consultant 

Strengthening FamiliesTM is an effort to help families give their children what they need to thrive. It’s about parents taking advantage of their unique strengths and ensuring they have the skills and supports they need to make sure their children – and family as a whole – are safe, secure and happy. 646 more words

Series: CIRS Guidance – Part 4: Establishment of a Reporting and Learning System: The CIRS Teams and Officers

Note: This series contains translated excerpts and summaries from the original German-language guidance.[1] The content, organization, and names of the parts and subparts in this series are not identical to that of the original guidance. 1,036 more words


6 Unusual Signs of Dehydration

From the everyday Health website

Dehydration, which occurs when the body has insufficient water and other fluids to function properly, can lead to blood clots, seizures, and other potentially fatal complications. 49 more words

Health & Safety

Facing the truth in America

Overdose is the leading cause of death in the richest country in the world.  These deaths are predictable and preventable.

Before I left Canada, I was involvedin a community network that helped prevent overdoses.  292 more words