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Preventive Healthcare: Shifting the Self-Care Paradigm

Charles Bens, Ph.D. - in Focused

The existing healthcare system is based on the treatment of symptoms, even though 80 percent of illness is preventable. That means simply that individuals and their doctors are doing precious little to prevent disease, even though they could. This has led…

World AIDS Day

What Employers Can do for World AIDS Day

Daniel Pyne - in Focused

Today, December 1, 2016, is World AIDS Day, a day that gives the world an opportunity to unite in the fight against HIV and to support the over 40 million people across the world infected with the virus. With so many people living with HIV, it is difficult…

Black Friday Sale 2016

3 Black Friday Tips for Saving Even More Money

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Focused

“If you catch yourself drooling while making your Black Friday shopping list, don’t be surprised,” says Dr. Kit Yarrow, an author and consumer psychologist who also just happens to be a retail expert. A retail expert? Yes, that’s right! Yarrow has…

Time Management – Discovering Your Priorities

Judy Hoberman - in Focused

When we talk about time management, the truth of the matter is that we all have the same number of hours in the day. Yet, some of us finish mountains of work and projects while others complain they ran out of time. What’s the difference between the two scenarios?…

Making Popular Pastimes Healthy Parties

Tailgating – How to Turn a Popular Pastime into a Healthy Party

By Bob Caputo - in Focused

Personal wellness is indivisible from corporate wellness. The latter cannot thrive without the former – there is no company that can function, never mind succeed, with employees who are sick – so there should be an emphasis on educating workers about the…

Your Messy Desk is Killing Your Productivity

How Your Messy Desk is Killing Your Productivity

by Daniel Pyne - in Focused

Work can pile up sometimes -- It happens to all of us.  Things pick up and suddenly your desk is covered with stacks of paper. This clutter can have an adverse effect on your productivity, and not just because you can’t find anything. Researchers at Princeton…

Pharmacogenomic Tests for Safe, Efficient and Cost Effective Pain Management

by Varsha Meghnani, Ph.D. - in Focused

Chronic pain is one of the most significant public health problems and is a major contributor to healthcare costs in the United States.  Opioids are the most commonly prescribed treatment for chronic pain. However, due to the risks associated with opioid…

Strengthening the Health of Our Communities, Together

by Garth N. Graham - in Focused

When it comes to health, we all live in different worlds. This may seem like a stretch, but these worlds can be merely a block apart. In fact, where you live is a greater determinant of your health than your genetics; it can determine if you are living like…

Relocation and Employee Wellbeing

by Sara Boehm - in Focused

“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.” –Anne Mulcahy…

Voluntary Benefits and Corporate Wellness

Making the Most of Voluntary Benefit Offerings in the Employee Benefits Package

Employees are taking on more financial responsibility for their benefits, and they have more interest than ever before in acquiring benefits that work best for them. For employers, voluntary benefits offer an option to employees where they can choose products…

A physician using an advanced tablet computer

Advanced Analytics Methodology: Describe, Diagnose, Predict and Prescribe

Rabih Suki - in Focused

The spiraling cost of healthcare faced by our nation has reached more than $2 trillion and its inflationary pressures remain thus far unabated, outpacing all other categories of spending increase by many multiples. Within this vast number, healthcare w

A woman journaling, or a mental dump, for mental health

Mentally Dump for Mental Health

June Saruwatari - in Focused

The nagging thoughts of all the tasks that have to be done like the emails screaming for attention, the speech points you must prepare for the next company meeting, the lunch with that all-important client, the missing button on your new shirt, the mee