Frequently Asked Questions About Oregon Workers’ Comp
When you run a business with employees, having to worry about a work injury is inevitable. This is why some jobs such as service gas lining or installing natural gas appliances require training before you can be certified to do them. Employment can be dangerous. This is why workers compensation
Take a Hike: The Benefits of Summertime Hiking
Many people don’t realize (or don’t even consider) that hiking is beneficial in many ways. Hiking has mental and physical advantages to enjoy — and it’s usually free of charge. As they say, the best things in life are free — and this sentiment definitely applies to hiking. But why
The Value of Outdoor Activity With Your Family
A child’s development benefits greatly from outdoor activities. Recent studies show that 90% of our time is spent indoors. Children are spending less time outdoors due to structured academic activities, overuse of computers, and a decrease in inspiring and safe outdoor activities. In return, this limits their exposure to daylight
As the Weather Warms Up, What Should You Know About Outdoor COVID Safety?
Although the U.S. COVID-19 vaccine rollout still lags behind, accessibility has increased. And now that President Biden has instructed states to make vaccines available to every adult by May, many are wondering whether it’ll be too long before things get back to normal again. However, leading infectious disease expert Dr.
How Can Your Family Live More Sustainably?
What is sustainable living? According to greenmatters.com, “Sustainable living is a lifestyle that aims to reduce one’s environmental impact, in ways that are sustainable both for the Earth and for the person.” You and your family’s awareness of sustainability and the actions you all take to live a more eco-friendly
Follow These Winter Sports Safety Tips to Stay Active and Injury-Free
In many parts of the country, winter isn’t even close to being over. And while frigid temperatures might make you want to hibernate until April, the reality is that there’s so much beauty — and fun! — to be found outside. Whether you participate in popular winter sports like skiing
What Are the Long-Term Effects of Ignoring Orthodontic Treatment?
Orthodontic treatment is vital in both children and adults. The treatment ensures the proper function of teeth. When teeth are misaligned, it affects the way you bite. Visit an orthodontist if you have misaligned teeth to avoid abnormal wearing of teeth, which may lead to extensive dangers requiring expensive dental
Could Coffee Help You Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease?
For many Americans, there’s nothing quite like that first cup of coffee in the morning. But what you might not realize is that your java doesn’t merely give you a jolt of energy; it could also be protecting your heart. Certainly, there are a number of ways to improve your
Oregon Inmates File Additional Legal Action to Secure COVID-19 Vaccinations
It makes unfortunate sense that many of the nation’s most vulnerable populations also have the highest risks of contracting COVID-19. Nursing home residents and minority communities are among those groups for which medical experts are most concerned. But considering that the 2.3 million people incarcerated nationwide are nearly five times
Stay Fit During the Winter with These Low Impact Forms of Exercise
Just because you can’t or don’t want to participate in high impact forms of exercise, that doesn’t mean you can’t still get your blood pumping. Low impact exercises can still help you move towards your goals of increasing strength and endurance as well as improving your overall fitness. Below are