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The “Three Cs”: Choosing the Right Healthcare at the Right Time

Dr. Mayrene Hernandez & Dr. Chad Masters - in Focused

If you start having chest pains or receive a head injury, you probably realize you should go to the emergency room (ER) right away. But for medical issues that are urgent but not an emergency – such as a sinus infection or an ankle injury – many people…

11 Travel Hacks for the Road Warriors

Nathan Walz - in Focused

Have you noticed that you’re not as sharp after business travel? A recent Time article, Why Jet Lag Is Worse than You Think, discusses the effects of jet lag on mental and physical performance. Based on data from more than 40,000 baseball games, players…

What is Your Most Successful Hiring Strategy

What is Your Most Successful Hiring Strategy?

Amanda Wilks - in Focused

Recruiting the right candidates has never been easy and today’s competitive market makes recruiter’s job even harder. Thousands of companies post job advertisements daily hoping to find qualified prospects who are willing to accept their offer. How will…

How to stay resolved in 2017

Out-of-the-Box Tips to Keep You Resolved in 2017

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Focused

New Year’s resolutions. Are you still keeping yours? More than half of us make them, but only eight percent keep them. And far too often, this year’s list is pulled straight from the recycling bin of last year’s good intentions. It’s time to change…

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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…