Health

Job Conditions That May Lead to Stress

2018-08-13T14:48:54+00:00

The following conditions have been listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which may cause stress at the workplace. The Design of Tasks Heavy workload; Infrequent rest breaks; long work hours and shift-work; and Hectic and routine tasks that have little inherent meaning, do not utilize workers' skills, and provide little sense [...]

Job Conditions That May Lead to Stress2018-08-13T14:48:54+00:00

Worksite Walkability

2018-08-13T14:48:40+00:00

Are Your Employees Walking At Work? Evidence suggests that most Americans need to get more physical activity. Two-thirds of people in the United States weigh more than they should and nearly three-quarters don't get the recommended 30 minutes of physical activity on most days. Because many adults spend 20, 30, or 40 hours or more [...]

Worksite Walkability2018-08-13T14:48:40+00:00

Implementing a Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative in Your Workplace

2018-08-13T14:47:36+00:00

This toolkit provides guidance for implementing a tobacco-free campus (TFC) initiative that includes a policy and comprehensive cessation services for employees. It is based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) experience with implementing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tobacco-Free HHS initiative. Health Challenge Worldwide, tobacco use results in [...]

Implementing a Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative in Your Workplace2018-08-13T14:47:36+00:00

StairWELL to Better Health

2018-08-13T14:46:56+00:00

Taking the stairs is one way to be more physically active. At work, employees are often presented with a choice between taking the stairs and taking an elevator or escalator. Choosing the stairs instead of the elevator is a quick way for people to add physical activity to their day. Using the stairs requires little [...]

StairWELL to Better Health2018-08-13T14:46:56+00:00

Making The Most Of Your Group Health Care Benefits

2018-05-07T17:34:40+00:00

Have you recently enrolled or been offered to enroll in a group health plan through your employer? If so, this can be a great opportunity for you and your family to enjoy crucial benefits. Of course, when enrolling in group healthcare (or any health care plan, for that matter), making sure you’re making the most [...]

Making The Most Of Your Group Health Care Benefits2018-05-07T17:34:40+00:00

The Link Between Gum Disease And Health Conditions

2018-04-11T14:31:47+00:00

Most people want a straight, white smile because they feel that it would make them look more attractive or younger. But what many people fail to realize is that good oral health is an indication that your body is healthier as well. Countless studies have shown a direct correlation between periodontal disease and a number [...]

The Link Between Gum Disease And Health Conditions2018-04-11T14:31:47+00:00

9 Health & Fitness Tips For People Over 50

2018-04-10T20:37:56+00:00

Thanks to scientific achievement and advancements in the medical field, today’s mid-life may look quite different than in generations past; today, 50 really can be the new 30. Medically, we know more now about the body and how to maintain optimal health at every age than ever before. And while there are a vast number [...]

9 Health & Fitness Tips For People Over 502018-04-10T20:37:56+00:00

Job Stress Related Warning Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

2018-04-09T20:39:54+00:00

  According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), stress and your health are directly related. Stress can set off an alarm in the brain, which in turn, responds by preparing the body for a defensive action. The nervous system is then triggered and hormones are released to sharpen the senses, quicken the [...]

Job Stress Related Warning Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore2018-04-09T20:39:54+00:00

5 Tips for Fighting the Flu in the Workplace

2018-02-26T18:47:18+00:00

Fighting the Flu can be a big disruption for business. Employees who are sick may need to take time off to recover and should they choose to stay and work in the office— may not be as productive when it comes to getting their work done. In addition, symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, and fever [...]

5 Tips for Fighting the Flu in the Workplace2018-02-26T18:47:18+00:00