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The latest statistics on sexual assault state that there is a sexual assault committed in America every 73 seconds. And while this number is staggeringly high, it is only an estimate, as most cases of sexual assault go unreported. While much of this has to do with this stigma that goes with being assaulted, it [...]

Staying healthy is important. That’s why you try to eat the healthiest foods possible and get plenty of exercise. And yet there’s no guarantee that you won’t get sick.  There are millions of uninsured people in this country. Many of them are sick or have conditions that need proper medical treatment. This can be a problem [...]

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) can’t track every case of the flu. They only track flu cases treated by health care providers. According to their estimates, the flu causes between 9.3 and 49 million illnesses every year (in the United States).  Despite easy access to a flu shot clinic, during last year’s flu season, [...]

Almost 100 million people in the United States either have no health insurance or are underinsured. Many of those individuals are freelancers. Freelancers are private contractors that work with clients and get paid on a per-project basis. Given their classification as a contractor rather than an employee, companies can work with these individuals without providing [...]

Anxiety disorders are estimated to affect more than 40 million Americans. That’s more than 18% of the entire population! We live in anxious times where there are far too many things to stress us out and too few to keep us calm. For most of us, the workplace is always a steady source of anxiety [...]