Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea Free of Infectious Diseases

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The Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or KCDC, has developed an Olympic Task Force that’s been in operation since September. The KCDC, which is part of South Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare, started this task force in order to prevent and respond to any contagious illnesses that may spread during the 2018 Winter Olympics, which is being … Read More

5 Top Bio Thrillers For Your Bookshelf

Bio Thrillers for your Bookshelf Do you like thrillers? So-called techno-thrillers have become a big thing lately – and a subset of them is the “bio thriller,” which focuses on pathogens. In other words, a plague story – but without zombies (unless scientifically explained, of course). Looking for a story where the world is decimated by superflu? Or where ecoterrorists … Read More

What’s All The Fuss About “Popping” And Pus?

Online videos showing cyst lancing, zit popping, etc, have grown in popularity lately. Apparently, a lot of people like to watch pus come oozing out of skin from zits and more, as long as it's somebody else's.  Bio Recovery had some folks look into the how and whys of this phenomenon. Why People Do It? Why do people like these so ... Read More

The New Face and Longer Reach of Opioid Dependency

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The Opioid Crisis and Unattended DeathYou've seen the news. We're experiencing an epidemic of opioid addiction and opioid dependence. Our President has called it a "National Emergency", and first responders, emergency medicine practitioners and—tragically—post-mortem service providers are overwhelmed. As a society, the stereotypical "junkie" was easy to spot. Nowadays, she looks like you or me. Bankers, teachers, business owners, tradespeople. ... Read More

How To Ask For Help in a Crisis

How to ask for help in a crisis Whether you’ve suffered trauma, death in the family or have been displaced from your home due to fire, flood or other environmental damage, you’ve got a lot on your plate. Seeking help is difficult, especially when you’re overwhelmed, but if ever was a time to reach out, it’s now. Family Liaison  Word … Read More

Suicides Increase During Holiday Season: A Harmful Myth or Tragic Reality?

You’ve heard it before: “Suicides peak around the holidays.” Social media posts begin circulating in late November to implore everyone to look out for signs of depression and despair, and to practice kindness because depression is at its worst in December. Some people theorize that the shorter days around the winter solstice wreak havoc on biological rhythms, and others cite … Read More

Top 11 Tips How To Avoid Back-to-School Germs

It’s back-to-school season already! The time of year that so many parents welcome as a return to normal routines, can also, unfortunately, be the time of year when kids are exposed to new germs. Many parents and healthcare professionals dread the start of the school year and the accompanying wave of sickness. While we are preparing for the new school … Read More

Crime Scene Craze: Top 7 Best Crime Scene Investigation Shows Since 1997

Top 7 Best Crime Scene Investigation Shows Since 1997   Here at Bio Recovery, we take pride in our professionalism and service in crime scene clean up. However, we also have downtime and know how popular and exciting crime scene investigation shows have become. Next time you are flipping channels in hopes of satisfying your crime scene mystery cravings, check … Read More