News & Updates

How to Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.

According to the American Stroke Association, strokes are the fifth most common cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States.

A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts (or ruptures). When that happens, part of the brain […]

By |May 7th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.

How to Prevent, Manage Sports Injuries

Did you know that sports injuries are some of the most common reasons for medical visits among children in middle school and high school?

The Centers for Disease Control estimate that nearly 3.2 million children each year are hospitalized from sports injuries annually. In addition, over 750,000 children between the ages of 12-17 are treated in […]

By |April 17th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Prevent, Manage Sports Injuries

Measles 101: How To Protect Your Children

Measles is now one of the most significant health care risks for young children in the U.S as cases continue to climb. The Centers for Disease Control now estimate that nearly 704 cases of measles have been confirmed in the U.S, which is the highest amount since the disease was virtually eradicated in 2000.

The main […]

By |April 17th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Measles 101: How To Protect Your Children

Relief for Seasonal Allergies

Spring is finally in the air!  Warmer weather, pleasant breezes and beautiful blooms entice us to once again enjoy the outdoors.  But pesky seasonal allergies can quickly put an end to our enjoyment.  According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, over 50 million Americans suffer with allergies each year and allergies are the 6th leading […]

By |March 27th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Relief for Seasonal Allergies

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

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

The Importance of the Flu Shot and Why You Should Get One

The flu is a serious, potentially life-threatening illness. According to the CDC, millions of people get the flu every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized and thousands or tens of thousands of people die from flu-related causes every year. The best way to protect yourself against influenza is to get an annual flu shot.

Who […]

By |October 17th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Importance of the Flu Shot and Why You Should Get One

Food Safety Education Month

Did you know that every year, 1 in 6 Americans get sick from consuming contaminated food? Food poisoning, also called foodborne illness, can be life-threatening, and therefore, it is crucial to follow the CDC’s food safety guidelines when cooking.

Food Safety Tips

1. Wash

Wash your hands, surfaces you will be using to cook, utensils and cutting boards with […]

By |September 18th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Food Safety Education Month
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