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How Toxic is Athlete Culture in 2018?

October 25, 2018

Athlete culture refers to the atmosphere surrounding today’s amateur and professional athletes. Engaging in sports today doesn’t just involve teamwork or trying hard – instead, athleticism has taken on an entirely new culture. Unfortunately, this culture can be very toxic to some. Many athletes have suffered serious injuries over the last few years due to…

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Why It’s Important to Monitor Teachers and Coaches

October 10, 2018

Student-athletes have a lot on their plates. They are juggling their academic careers, sports practices, personal lives, and – for many of them – part-time jobs. Sometimes, especially in unsafe conditions, student athletes can suffer serious and even fatal injuries while on the field. Many serious injuries and illnesses happen during practices, not games. Such…

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[Study] Sexual Misconduct Among Healthcare Professionals

September 27, 2018

The prevalence of sexual misconduct is a serious issue-one that can affect anyone, anywhere.  The healthcare industry is no exception. Cases of sexual misconduct and assault committed by notable doctors and other medical professionals have made national headlines, indicating serious issues at the institutional level. But how often do health care professionals actually receive disciplinary…

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The Story of Jordan McNair: A Baltimore Tragedy

August 16, 2018

On June 13, 2018, 19-year-old Jordan McNair passed away as a result of heatstroke during a school football team workout two weeks prior. He was a talented young athlete who played as an offensive lineman for the University of Maryland. Jordan’s family and friends remember his “genuine and endearing smile,” as well as his outstanding work…

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Murphy, Falcon & Murphy Represents the Parents of University of Maryland Football Player Jordan McNair

July 23, 2018

Media Coverage of McNair Case Media outlets covering Murphy Falcon & Murphy and the parents of University of Maryland Football Player Jordan McNair can be found here: University of Maryland releases surveillance footage of Jordan McNair’s last practice University of Maryland releases video related to Jordan McNair’s death Maryland Releases Videos From Offseason Workout Where Jordan…

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Help to Overcome a Fear of Swimming

July 9, 2018

Aquaphobia, or a fear of water, can translate into a fear of swimming and a fear of drowning. These are common fears that affect thousands of people around the world. Being afraid to get in the water, however, can put a damper on your summer. If you or your child is trying to overcome a…

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Are People Experiencing Media Fatigue Over Police Brutality?

July 6, 2018

Media fatigue is a very real problem in the Age of Technology. With thousands of messages coming at the average consumer every day, becoming overwhelmed by media is common. “Media fatigue” describes a user pulling back from the media after becoming overwhelmed by too much press on a certain subject – or any subject at…

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How Common Is It for Police to Plant Evidence in Baltimore?

July 5, 2018

Planting evidence means to establish proof of someone’s guilt by changing or adding false evidence to the scene of the crime. It is an illegal practice that can lead to the courts wrongfully convicting an innocent person. Police officers, the ones employed to protect and serve the people of Baltimore, might be the last people…

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How Common Is Sexual Assault in Schools?

June 23, 2018

Parents of teens and adolescents have a lot to worry about when it comes to raising children these days. They worry about app use and screen time, driving and cyberbullying. One thing they may not consider, however, is the prevalence of sexual assault in schools. Sexual assault is not something any parent wants to think…

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How to Handle a Traffic Stop With Drugs in the Car

June 20, 2018

A routine traffic stop happens to everyone at one time or another. On the other hand, you may face serious consequences if you face a traffic stop with drugs in your vehicle. Knowing how to proceed could provide valuable help to your situation, especially if it results in a criminal charge. Here are a few…

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