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5-Minute Brain Exercises To Do At Your Desk

Through social media, television and in magazines, we constantly hear about the importance of physical activity for keeping our bodies fit and healthy. However, we don’t often hear about how important it is to keep our brain fit. According to Be Brain Fit, performing brain exercises regularly can increase memory, focus and concentration. It can also […]

By |March 19th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 5-Minute Brain Exercises To Do At Your Desk

Myths and Misconceptions of Steroid Shots

Steroids, (short for corticosteroids), are very commonly used to treat inflammation in the body. Steroids are prescribed for a variety of illnesses including asthma, acute illnesses such as strep throat and for joint problems including arthritis. In general, steroids decrease the body’s immune responses which in turn, work to decrease inflammation.

Steroids can be taken by […]

By |February 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Myths and Misconceptions of Steroid Shots

American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month! Take this month to educate yourself and your family about the risks of heart disease, and how to prevent it.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S., and it doesn’t just affect older adults. Recently, younger adults have been diagnosed with heart disease. […]

By |February 6th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on American Heart Month

Drug Use by American Workers at Highest Rate

By: Scott Weaver, National Director of Sales & Marketing – Occupational Health Services

A recent report by Quest Diagnostics indicated that illicit drug use by American workers is at its highest rate in more than a decade. According to Quest, the positivity rate for the combined U.S. workforce was 4.2% in 2017, up significantly from 3.5% […]

By |January 16th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Drug Use by American Workers at Highest Rate

Help Save a Life During National Blood Donor Month

Did you know January is National Blood Donor Month? Blood is something most of us don’t think about simply because we don’t have to. However, many people are in need of blood every single day. Here are a few facts from the American Red Cross on the importance of donating blood.

One donation can potentially save up […]

By |January 9th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Help Save a Life During National Blood Donor Month

Tips for A Healthy 2019

The new year is just around the corner, so resolutions are probably on your mind. If you’ve made a mistake in past years of promising yourself to quit smoking or lose 50 pounds and fell short, don’t get discouraged! Many people set their sights too high when making goals to improve their health for the […]

By |December 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Tips for A Healthy 2019

Cold and Flu Myth Busters

We are in the midst of cold and flu season! There are quite a few myths out there about the common cold and influenza. We are going to debunk three of the most popular myths, so you can focus on staying healthy this season!

Myth #1 – Winter Weather Causes Sickness

Have you ever been told not […]

By |December 14th, 2018|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on Cold and Flu Myth Busters

Avoid Spreading Germs with this Healthy Habit

You have heard it time and time again: “Wash your hands!” But did you know simply washing your hands is one of the easiest and most effective ways to avoid spreading germs to others?

Germs from unwashed hands are transferred to everything you touch, such as your eyes, nose, and mouth, as well as everyday objects […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on Avoid Spreading Germs with this Healthy Habit

Flu Prevention Tips

Cold and flu season is upon us! In the United States, peak cold and flu season are generally from late November through March. Since we are entering the peak season, how do you prevent your family from getting sick?

Prevention

According to the CDC, the best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccine. […]

By |November 29th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Flu Prevention Tips

Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Occupational Health refers to the many disciplines devoted to the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, often concentrating on injury prevention. Even with solid practices in place, accidents do occur, and having an experienced occupational healthcare provider you trust can make all the difference. Workplace injuries can result in lost time, indemnity costs, […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers
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