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Work Injuries

Victory for Injured Workers in Oklahoma: Scheme to Gut Workers' Comp Protections Ruled Illegal

Debbie Berkowitz | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics
Debbie Berkowitz

Last Friday, an Oklahoma state commission dealt a serious blow to efforts to further weaken protections for workers hurt on the job. Yes, you heard that right--an Oklahoma commission put its foot down to halt an erosion of workers' rights.

Injured and Hurting: Time to Fix How We Treat Pain on the Job

Peter Abaci, M.D. | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Peter Abaci, M.D.

Let's make Pain Awareness Month about progressive change. It is time to leave behind archaic systems and embrace evidence-based, forward thinking methods of delivering care that are both patient-centric and at the same time utilitarian. We simply can't afford not to.

Sleep Well for a Safe Workplace

Christopher M. Barnes | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher M. Barnes

A recent summary of the effects of even short term sleep deprivation on cognition reveals that a lack of sleep hinders most of our thought processes. High profile incidents provide examples of how a lack of sleep can create unsafe work environments.