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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 Making New Year’s Resolutions

Making a New Year’s resolution can be a daunting task! Thinking about all the hard work it will take to accomplish your goal is sometimes defeating. But don’t worry, we have a few ideas to get you started and off to a great new year!

Consistent Exercise.

We all know the importance of regular exercise, but […]

By |December 31st, 2018|Health News|Comments Off on Tips for Making New Year’s Resolutions

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

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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