First Aid Mistakes To Avoid Summer is almost upon us so it is time to be prepared for First Aid situations. First Aid mistakes, however well-intended , can cause the victim more harm than good. The last thing in the world you want is to make an injury worse than it already is. Sooner or […]
Sadly, the latest school shooting recently took place in Colorado, not far from Columbine. So school violence and shootings are concerns to all parents. The FBI just endorsed a 16-minute video program, “Beyond Lockdown” detailing valuable tips to prevent and control school shootings. It provides guidance for important questions. What are the warning signs? Which […]
As the 2018 enters its last quarter, research has been compiled and reported to show the latest drug use trends. Across the board, the news is not good. Incidence of abuse continues to rise as decriminalization expands. So, addiction, accidents, and deaths are following suit. And, here are some topline results on the latest drug […]
Over the past 10 years, we drug tested between 50 and 100 employees every day for our clients. In the process, we have heard quite a variety of excuses for failed drug tests. Whether you are an employer or parent being offered an excuse for a failed drug test, my best advice is “don’t buy […]
A recent study showed 70% of Colorado’s pot shops recommending marijuana to pregnant women (1) . Cause for alarm is the many studies linking marijuana, pregnancy, and birth defects. So much so that even The March of Dimes recommends against getting high while pregnant. (2) It’s probably a good idea to abstain completely. Even avoid consuming […]
It has been my honor to serve on the FBI Citizens’ Academy Board of Directors. Recently, I saw some things that the FBI learned from the mass shooting tragedy at the Pulse nightclub in Florida. For the first time in a mass shooting incident, the Pulse’s onsite videocams were able to capture the actions of […]
Synthetic marijuana (aka Spice or K2) use has grown dramatically in recent years. Correspondingly, recent reports are showing a spike in synthetic pot emergency room visits. Symptoms include excessive bleeding from the eyes, nose, ears, and gums (1). Alarmingly, others report seizures and even death (2) What Is Synthetic Marijuana? Synthetic pot first showed up […]
Odds are your family or business has already been affected by America’s Opioid epidemic. If not yet, stay tuned. Chances are your time is coming soon. Read on to learn what the Opioid epidemic means to you.
In a nationally-televised interview, renown physician, Dr. Marc Siegel, expressed his concerns about health risks of more people smoking pot. That’s because marijuana usage has skyrocketed as now 29 states allow so-called “medical” marijuana and 7 permit “recreational” use. Recent research and experience in Colorado has cast doubt on the wisdom of states rushing to […]
You need to know about Fentanyl abuse, an emerging deadly threat. Fentanyl is a growing menace in America’s burgeoning prescription drug overdose epidemic.