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The Most Expensive Diseases In America

March 8th, 2016 · No Comments · Infographic, Medical

According to data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Americans spent a staggering $3.0 trillion on healthcare in 2014. That amounts to about $9,500 per person — which is more than any other developed country in the world.   That sobering number isn’t a result of Americans visiting the doctor’s office […]

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Fires During the Holidays

December 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Infographic

The holidays are almost over, but this time of year is ripe with potential dangers, especially from inside the home. Your Christmas trees, decorations, and candles are the most common sources for house fires during this time of year. Winter holiday fires are more severe than the average fire during the year across all loss […]

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The Price of Negligent Hiring

December 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Experts, Human Resources, Infographic

We have all had an employee that did not live up to expectations, or seen a resume that has been reworked to sound more impressive. Although common, these practices have the potential for serious consequences. Just this past week, University of Arizona has a negligent hiring suit in response to former assistant coach, Craig Carter’s, […]

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Inside Look into Damage Behind Explosions

November 12th, 2015 · No Comments · Accidents and Injuries, Forensics, Infographic, Safety and Regulation

This week a gas explosion injured fifteen and killed one in New Jersey. These types of explosions are the more commonly seen from firefighters and health professions than those caused by explosives.   According to the CDC, few health professionals have the experience to deal with explosive-related injuries. Fires and explosions made up for 3% of […]

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Impact of Air Bag Safety

October 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Accidents and Injuries, Infographic

Automobile accidents continue to one of the leading causes of death in the United States. According to the National Safety Council, motor-vehicle deaths are up 14% just in the first six months of 2015. There is a significant amount of debate over why vehicular deaths have increased, such as the state of the economy, gas […]

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Under the Surface Look into Groundwater

October 7th, 2015 · No Comments · Infographic, Sciences and Engineering

Hydrogeology is an area of geology that addresses the dispersal and movement of groundwater. Scientists, engineers, and political activists are addressing the common problems that groundwater affects. As water is the most precious natural resource on earth, the problems they encounter affect a wide range of issues. What is Groundwater?     Groundwater provides the largest source […]

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Signs of Abuse: Introduction to Elder Abuse

September 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Family, Child and Elder, Infographic, Medical, Nursing, Psychiatry and Psychology

By 2050, it is expected that people 65 and older will be 20% of the U.S. population. The “Boomer Generation” effect will increase the need for elder care and will be the breeding ground for potential elder abuse cases. For the vast majority of elder abuse cases, 90% of the abusers were family members. From […]

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The Cost of Alzheimer’s

September 16th, 2015 · No Comments · Expert Witness, Family, Child and Elder, Infographic, Medical, Nursing

Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. In addition, it is the most expensive disease in the country costing $226 billion dollars in 2014. We can only expect this disease and cost to increase as time progresses. In order to understand how the future of Alzheimer’s will affect the country, […]

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Cycle of Fraud: Forensic Accounting

August 5th, 2015 · No Comments · Business and Financial, Criminology and Investigations, Expert Witness, Forensics, Fraud and Malpractice, Infographic

Financial scandals are becoming regular news headlines. This week an Ex-cop was convicted for insurance fraud from faking insurance claims to afford new luxury cars. In the U.K., Tom Hayes, a former bank trader, will be filed criminal charges by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office for manipulating the London interbank offer rate. These scandals from […]

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Neurocriminology – Experts Predict the Criminal Mind

July 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Criminology and Investigations, Forensics, Infographic, Psychiatry and Psychology

Neurocriminology is the study of the brains of criminals. It seeks to identify those with genetic or neurological predispositions is a hope to find a treatment or prevention strategy. In this field of study most of the aggressive or antisocial behavior is attributed to genetics, or poor environments in developmental years. Neurocriminology has identified a […]

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