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Urgent Care 101

By / June 10, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

Urgent Care facilities are showing up everywhere yet many people have yet to try one out. If you need professional care for anything that is not life-threatening, an urgent care facility may be your best bet. If you’ve never visited urgent care in the past, here’s what you can expect: 1. No Appointments – urgent […]

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Allergy or Sinus Infection?

By / June 8, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

This time of the year it can be hard to tell the difference. To make matters worse, a sinus infection can intensify allergic reactions and vice versa. Both conditions have similar symptoms which might include a runny nose, fatigue and sinus pressure. Where’s the difference? Sinus infection is usually accompanied by headaches and low energy […]

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Emergency One Hosts Art Show in New Windsor, NY

By / June 6, 2016 / / 0 Comments

  On June 2, 2016 from 6 – 8 pm, Emergency One, located at 306 Windsor Ave, New Windsor, NY, hosted “An Evening of Arts” featuring artwork and music by students from Gidney Avenue Middle School (GAMS) in Newburgh, NY. This celebration of art and music featured work from Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. Types of art […]

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Is Social Media the Right Place for Medical Advice?

By / May 9, 2016 / / 0 Comments

Many people turn to social media for advice on a lot of things; movies, restaurants or a good book. Some even turn to social media for medical advice. Is that really your best choice? We want to believe that family and “friends” would offer sound medical advice. However, your situation is unique. Other experiences are […]

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OSHA delivers final rule on Silica Exposure

By / April 12, 2016 / / 0 Comments

    On March 25, 2016, OSHA published its long-awaited final ruling on the standards for respirable crystalline silica. There’s mixed reaction to the standard. One thing for sure, in order to comply, businesses will need increased monitoring and medical surveillance. Some say that the expectations are not reasonable while others say it’s long overdue. […]

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Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

By / April 11, 2016 / / 0 Comments

Since the 1970’s, EAPs have grown in number and are rapidly becoming commonplace in the business environment. Employee Assistance Programs are designed to help reduce the number of workplace problems by providing access to screening, assessments and interventions for employees. Unfortunately, many times personal problems are unavoidable when your employee shows up for work. Employees […]

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E-One Helps Companies Remain Drug-Free

By / March 18, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

Employers are always looking for ways to demonstrate their commitment to health and safety. A drug-free workplace will not only improve work conditions, it may reduce legal costs, minimize insurance premiums, and allow your business to qualify for grants and government contracts. In order to maintain a drug-free workplace, five components should be in place. […]

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Overburdening of Emergency Rooms

By / February 11, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that the number of Emergency Room visits each year have soared to over 129 million. Of those visits, only 12% resulted in admission. It is estimated that up to two-thirds of Emergency Room visits are avoidable. Of the 72% of patients with insurance, 24% did […]

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Workplace Safety in the New Year

By / February 1, 2016 / / 0 Comments

Occupational Health and Safety never takes a break in your workplace. Even so, it’s always good to check yourself in key areas in your commitment to having a great 2016. Here are a couple of “Safety Resolutions” to help you kick start the New Year. 1. Review your manual handling program. Poor lifting techniques are […]

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Stress!

By / January 22, 2016 / / 0 Comments

It seems that everyone is stressed these days. With multiple responsibilities, school, work, kids and just life in general, stress seems to creep into everyone’s life. How can you help minimize stress in your life? The first step to finding some stress relief is to make it a priority by monitoring what makes you stressed. […]

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