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Disability Insurance Awareness

Millions of working Americans are facing a growing crisis: a lack of adequate disability insurance coverage. Today, the absence of emergency savings, rising medical costs, and an overall trend of fewer employers offering benefits to workers has created a critical blind spot for many American workers and their families. Without some kind of income protection,…

4 Facts About Distracted Driving

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You might not realize it, but when it comes to car accidents, distracted driving is one of the primary causes. For example, out of the 2.5 million people that are involved in car accidents every year in the U.S., roughly 64% of those accidents involved a cell phone. Because there are so many more things that…

Alcoholism Versus Alcohol Use Disorder: What’s the Difference?

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Alcoholism is a significant issue that still plagues the U.S. It’s estimated that there are roughly 95,000 alcohol-related deaths in the U.S. every year, making it the third-leading preventable cause of death in the entire country. It’s why the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) designated April as Alcohol Awareness Month back in 1987.…

Preventing Sports Eye Injuries

How to Prevent and Treat Sports Eye Injuries Different activities and sports have different levels of risk for eye injury. Make sure that you’re using the right kind of eye protection for each activity. Regular eyeglasses do not offer proper eye protection and in some cases can make an injury worse if they shatter. Be…

Eye Safety: Protecting Your Vision During Sports

Everybody loves sports, especially here in California; however, few people consider their eye safety when playing sports. Yet it’s estimated that more than 25,000 people are treated for a sports-related eye injury every year in the U.S. It’s no surprise when you consider how vulnerable the eyes are in almost any sport that involves physical…