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January 2018 Archives

Being overworked may make you sick or leave you with injuries

United States Department of Labor (DOL) data shows that those who work irregular, extended, or long shifts may be particularly vulnerable to worker fatigue. Among the different types of workers that appear to be most impacted by fatigue in the workplace, the DOL points to those working in the transportation, hospitality and medical fields.

Why being conscious of time is critical when scheduling a surgery

When it comes to complications that can arise out of a surgical procedure, they can occur for a number of reasons. It may be the first time that the operation is ever being performed or that the surgeon is trying out a new technique. The surgeon may be tired or under stress either at home or in the workplace. You may have also simply scheduled your surgery too late in the day.

Is stacking your coverage worth the higher premiums?

The law does not require carrying uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage on your auto insurance policy in New Mexico as it does in some states. However, that extra coverage will likely make a profound difference if you are seriously injured in a car accident. Medical bills can be astronomical, especially if you suffer severe or catastrophic injuries. These may require multiple surgeries, prolonged hospital stays, numerous prescriptions, physical therapy and other aids to your recovery.

2 alleged drunk drivers collide in Red Rock, a passenger dies

Two vehicles collided on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 30, in Red Rock, New Mexico, killing the passenger in one of the cars. The incident happened along U.S. Highway 66, right as you cross into the area of the highway maintained by the city.