The Price of a High Stress Job

Regardless of how The Oscars go this weekend, you will likely be hearing about the Maersk Alabama – but not because of its connection to the film “Captain Phillips”. Earlier this week, two members of the staff of the container ship were found dead on board. It almost seemed like lighting hard struck twice in Read More

The Great Debate

Gone are the good old days of Girl Scout cookie selling for some troop members out on the West Coast. Instead of going door-to-door, sending their parents to work with order forms, or setting up shop outside the local grocery store in an attempt to sell cookies, one Girl Scout decided to sell outside a Read More

An Olympian’s Predisposition to Addiction

The Olympics are a tradition unlike no other. Starting in the 8th century B.C. in Olympia, Greece, these games have transformed into the most popular and widely advertised sporting event in history. Rooted in its popularity is not just the strength, agility, and talent of each Olympic athlete, but is something that has been around Read More

Changing With the Times

For many countries, trying to continue to curb drug abuse within their borders is becoming a full-time job. It seems that no matter how much education is put out onto the airwaves about the dangers of drug abuse, people continue to use. Regardless of any laws or legislation that are put forward, people continue to Read More

Affluenza and Drug Addiction

A recent ruling in a case where four people were left dead and nine injured has brought the term “affluenza” back into the spotlight. With a blood alcohol level of 0.24, 16-year-old Ethan Couch crashed his truck into two parked cars in Texas back in June, when these injuries and deaths occurred at his hands. Read More