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Sitting in an office all day can be a real pain in the lower back.

Back Pain in the Work Place

Dr. Kathy Gruver - in Focused

In my practice the biggest complaint I hear from clients is, “My back hurts.” When I ask them if they stretch they typically answer “No” or “Not enough”. And most admit to sitting too much

An angry woman yelling into her phone.

Anger Management At Work – Aristotle’s Way

Neca C. Smith - in Focused

"Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person, and to the right degree and at the right time, and for the right purpose,

A depressed woman on a bench near a lake with her head in her hands.

Six Stages of Coping with Your Spouse’s Depression

Steve Lowell - in Focused

We were married on October 24, 1998 and on October 25, I barely recognized her! She spoke differently, using words of anger and despair. Her voice was different; it was sharper.

A man's arm in a blood pressure cuff. You can't change what you don't measure.

Corporate Wellness and the Role of Chronic Disease Monitoring

Chris Stakutis - in Focused

While statistics may vary, in a typical modern company about 12 percent of their population is Type-II diabetic and upwards of 20 percent suffer from other chronic diseases such as hypertension

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Jackson County’s proACTIVE Wellness Initiative

Liz Lund - in Focused

pAWI is a community initiative that successfully incorporated the local hospital, public health department, s

A doctor consulting with an elderly patient.

What is Long-Term Care?

Gay Rowan - in Focused

When people consider the subject of long-term care, they often think about nursing homes.

A woman sitting in a chair with poor posture.

Why Healthy Posture is So Important!

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Focused

Posture. Just mention the word and we tend to sit up straighter. We think of our mothers harping on us as children

A cartoon image of a man jumping across a cliff.

Put on the brakes before going over your Stress Cliff

Jacquelyn Ferguson, M.S. - in Focused

You wouldn’t consider driving your car over a cliff, would you? Yet too much stress pushes you ever closer to your own Stress Cliff every day

A woman in awake in be in the middle of the night, unable to sleep from insomnia.

An Alarming Wake-Up Call: The Impact of Insomnia on Health and Productivity

Richard C. Bedrosian, Ph.D. - in Focused

What health problem affects nearly a third of all adults, generates increased medical costs, and results in billions dollars of lost work productivity?

A woman poking her head out from behind a stack of stressful paperwork.

Techniques for Combating Stress

Dr. Rachel Permuth-Levine - in Focused

Research has linked chronic stress with increased risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and other potentially serious conditions.

A woman fighting stress by getting a massage.

The Cost of Stress on Everyday Lives

Jesse Curry - in Focused

What a world we live in today - physically, mentally, socially, economically and spiritually. We all come from diversified backgrounds; however, negative stress has influenced all our lives, especially these days.