For Mens health month, all men over the age of 50 should get a prostate exam and PSA test.

June is Men’s Health Month: Focus on Prostate Screenings

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June is Men's Health Month, when we focus on prevention, detection, and treatment of disease in men and boys. As a cardiologist, it is tempting for me to use this platform to talk about heart disease. Instead, I have decided to push myself beyond that, connecting…

Employee wellbeing is an effective business solution

Exploring Wellbeing for the Ultimate Success of the Company

While it may be easy to conclude that it is too expensive to embrace a holistic approach to employee healthcare; not implementing such a program can result…

Arianna Huffington, National Sleep Foundation wide

Powerful Women in Wellness: Arianna Huffington

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Sleep is a necessity for every individual. But not everyone gets the sleep they need. Sometimes we find ourselves unable to sleep, or unable to stay asleep…

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Employee Discount and Purchase Programs – A Smart Employee Benefits Strategy

With the impact that financial stress has on employee productivity and well-being, employers are searching for relief through the addition of various financial wellness options to the employee benefits program. There is no doubt that employees need some assistance…

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A Manager’s Duty of Care

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By: John Kyriazoglou Our workplaces are full of problems, to put it lightly. According to the World Health Organization, ‘Mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse and stress, are common, affecting individuals, their families…

Providing Assistance to a Generationally Diverse Workforce

How to Assist a Generationally Diverse Workforce

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By Tina Craft, Benefits Consultant, Corporate Synergies Many Baby Boomers are continuing to work as they age into their 60s and 70s. Meanwhile, Generation Xers and Millennials have settled into their careers and make up the majority of the workforce. Now,…

Technology and Marijuana

Technology and Marijuana: A Workplace Combination?

The world is changing. Wearable technology is experiencing rapid growth that is helping companies track and measure employee activities. There’s also new legislation related to controlled substances like marijuana may have a profound effect on the workplace.…

Aging workplaces have all ages together.

An Employers Guide to an Aging Workforce

Traditionally, much of the banter associated with retirement has revolved around finances. The first thoughts that enter the mind of aspirant retiree involves defined contribution accounts, pensions, and investments. Shortsightedly, liquidity often takes precedence…

Mental health is critical to overall health and well being.

More Than the Blues – Mental Health for Employees and Families

By: Rosanna Ouellette-Pesicka, Chief People Officer, Antea Group USA   While it is common to temporarily feel blue or out of sorts from time to time, a growing number of Americans are more deeply affected by stress, anxiety and depression. These problems…

A soda tax could raise the price of this aisle significantly.

Is a Soda Tax Enough to Slow Obesity?

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On Thursday June 16th, 2016, The City Council of Philadelphia passed a 1.5-cent “soda tax” on sugary and diet beverages in a 13-4 decision. After attempts in more than 30 states and cities across the country, this is the first such law in the United States.…

What Can Employers do to Help the Opioid Crisis

What Can Employers do to Help the Opioid Crisis?

Opioid abuse is a worsening crisis in the United States that affects everyone including the individual and their friends and family. The CDC paints a stark picture of the current extent of the opioid crisis, showing approximately 2 million Americans currently…