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December 04, 2021

The Best Way to Get to The Emergency Room
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When a victim is shot or stabbed, what is the best way to get them to the emergency room with the best chance of survival, ambulance or private car? The answer may surprise you. Then, a recent study that people troubled by mental health issues set aside far less money for retirement than average. What causes the discrepancy.
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Getting to the Trauma Center
Elliott Haut, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine led a study that found that victims of gunshots or stabbings taken to a trauma center by private vehicle were 62% less likely to die compared to victims transported by an ambulance or EMS vehicle. He talked about the possible reasons behind this finding. He also explained why it is so important for the average person to be taught how to use direct pressure to stop bleeding.
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Depression and Your Bank Account
Vicki Bogan, PhD, is Associate Professor at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University, founder and director of the Institute for Behavioral and Household Finance. Mental health problems can have a large negative effect on retirement savings, according to Dr. Boganís research. She discussed her study, which found that people with anxiety and depression are nearly 25 percent less likely to have a retirement savings account, and their savings are dramatically smaller than those without psychological distress.
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Small Business Surprises
May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, author of The Path to Wealth: Seven Spiritual Steps to Financial Abundance about the biggest surprises encountered by people who start their own business. She described the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, and why owning a business can be very rewarding.
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