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Issues with the Wage Gap in the United States

By on Sep 1, 2017 in Employment Law, Wage Gap | 0 comments

The wage gap in the United States is one of the largest socioeconomic issues our generation of workers is currently facing. According to World Economic Forum, Asian women have a pay gap of 16%. White women earn 75% of what white men do, while black women earn 65% and Hispanic women earn 55%. Minorities in the workplace have always been subject to lesser conditions,...

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Workers’ Compensation

By on Jul 25, 2017 in Workers' Compensation | 0 comments

No job is entirely safe from accidents. No matter if the work place is an oil-drilling site, a restaurant cashier, or an office building, accidents can happen anywhere. The only way to avoid this is exercising caution and proper training, and even that may not stop a faulty desk or scaffold from breaking and keeping the victim out of work. The Des Moines workers’...

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Hypnosis as a Cure for Addiction

By on Jun 25, 2017 in Hypnosis as a Cure | 0 comments

Cocaine is the second most popular illegal recreational drug in the United States (after marijuana). Though approved for medical use due to its medicinal properties, thousands of Americans necessitated emergency medical treatment due to overdose. Due to this, many cocaine users feel the urgent need to cure themselves from their addiction to this addictive substance....

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Three Power Morcellators recalled by Johnson & Johnson

By on Mar 10, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ethicon is the unit of Johnson & Johnson that is responsible in the manufacture, sales and promotion of the pharmaceutical giant’s power morcellators, namely, the Gynecare Morcellex, the Morcellex Sigma and the Gynecare X-Tract. On April 30, 2014, however, Ethicon had to cease the distribution and sales of said devices, and ordered the withdrawal of these...

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Some Facts about Nursing Homes

By on Oct 13, 2016 in Nursing Home Abuse | 0 comments

The Nursing Home Reform Act was passed into law by the U.S. Congress in 1987. This Act states that nursing homes participating in Medicare and Medicaid, or receiving Medicare and Medicaid funds, should “provide services and activities to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident in accordance with a...

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