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Treatment Toward a Cure: A Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Diabetic and other Neuropathies

Introduction In the United States and most developed countries, the quality of medical care continues to grow in the treatment of acute disease, many cancers and genetic disease. Sadly, such has not been the case of most chronic disease.  Efforts have largely…

Two coworkers having an urgent conversation.

Addiction & Corporate Wellness – Addressing a Matter of Absolute Urgency for Employers and Employees

Johnny Tabaie - in News & Insights

The theme of corporate wellness is both a practical necessity and a metaphor for executive leadership. This issue, which I addressed in a previous column concerning

Back pain can be crippling, until you find the proper exercise.

Finding the Right Exercise Therapy for Back Pain

Strategies for using exercise therapy to improve outcomes in chronic low back pain reports there continues to be uncertainty about the most effective exercise approach in chronic low back pain.

Addiction can effect employees in all organizations across the globe.

Addiction and the Workforce

Johnny Tabaie - in Focused

In the midst of the Great Recession, and the impact it has had across a multitude of professions, there is a corresponding phenomenon - a tragic but undeniable fact - that continues to strike our most able and ambitious professionals: Addiction. The excessive…

The silhouette of a man with a liquor bottle.

Addiction and the Workplace: Improving Employees’ Access to Treatment

Phillip Greer - in Others

Substance abuse has a profoundly negative effect on the workplace in terms of decreased productivity

A wooden gavel with a red stethoscope.

Understanding the Legal Rights of Working Cancer Survivors and Employees with Cancer: Part 1

Lorna Sills Katica - in Focused

Almost 12 million Americans with a cancer history were living in 2008, and approximately 1.6 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed in 2012.1 About 40% of persons diagnosed with cancer each year are working-age adults.2 The survival rate for cancer continues…

A person with diabetes checking their blood sugar levels with a finger prick test.

Diabetes Management: Corporate Programs Can Make a Difference

Maureen Young - in Worksite Wellness

If you don’t have diabetes, you may assume that managing the disease is a simple matter of staying away from sugar,

A woman standing with her arms raised to the sky in a field of yellow flower.

Cancer is a Call to Action

Jackie Savi-Cannon - in Focused

Cancer is a life threatening illness much like a heart attack is a life threatening occurrence

A man sitting at his work computer with his hand rubbing his lower back from pain.

The AOA Urges Americans to Break Through Their Pain

Joseph A. Giaimo - in Focused

Whether your work day is spent behind a desk or on the move, pain is something we have all experienced at one point or another.

A man in suit and tie meditating in front of his open laptop.

The Increasing use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Health Reasons

Dr. Rachel Permuth-Levine - in Others

There has been a substantial increase in the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) use among American adults since 1990