Tag Archives: Health Care
Feeling stressed? Don’t let it get the best of you! Here are some tips from WEBMD for some quick stress relief: Chew gum Get outside Smile Sniff lavender Listen to music Focus on breathing Be kind to yourself Jot down … Continue reading
The News Keeps Getting Better for Coffee Drinkers…..
…. many of whom are shift workers depending upon its caffeine to keep them alert and awake. As we mentioned in our blog a few months ago, a panel of experts submitted an advisory report about caffeine to the U.S. … Continue reading
Is Laughter the Best Medicine?
Last week on April 14th, International Moment of Laughter Day was celebrated. Never heard of it? It was created by Humorologist Izzy Gesell and its goal is to encourage people to laugh. You may have heard the saying ‘Laughter is the … Continue reading
Is There a Link between Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease?
Last month we wrote about a new study that described how the brain cleans itself as we sleep by flushing out the toxins accumulated during our waking hours. We noted that the results of this study are of great … Continue reading
Is a seaweed flake the new potato chip?
This is the question asked in a recent article published in the Wall Street Journal. More people are snacking than ever before while, at the same time, more people want to eat better. Is it possible to munch on snack … Continue reading
Fun in the Sun
Ahhh ……the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer….. blue skies, hot sun! As we spend more time outside playing, exercising and working we must keep in mind how dangerous the heat can be if precautions are not taken. Dehydration and … Continue reading
Ladies and Gentlemen, Pick Up Your Brooms!
Looking for a way to increase your physical activity and fit the recommended 150 minutes of exercise per week into your already full day? Start cleaning! As health experts look at the continued weight gain of people in North America, … Continue reading
An Apple A Day May…
keep the fat away (as well as the doctor)! A study in Plos One suggests that eating unpeeled apples may keep extra pounds and obesity related diseases at bay. The study, conducted at the University of Iowa, found that a … Continue reading
Wellness Programs and Social Media
Social media is proving to be an important tool for employers trying to encourage their employees to participate in Wellness Programs or to achieve weight/health goals. With much of the population looking at text messages, Facebook and Twitter each day, … Continue reading
Insomniacs with Nighttime Awakenings Have a Huge Impact on Health Care Costs and Workforce Management
Nighttime awakening insomniacs with depression and anxiety perform lower, incur greater health care costs and have less quality of life. Continue reading
The Connection Between Safety and Teamwork – It’s all about Communication and Taking Workers’ Individual Differences into Account!
The importance of teamwork in the workplace and the resulting impact on safety, job satisfaction, and employee health is discussed. Continue reading