Clear evidence exists that improving employee wellbeing is good for business. Employees with higher levels of wellbeing are more productive, absent less, have lower healthcare costs and tend to stick around longer.
On Friday, March 24, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Speaker Paul Ryan pulled from the floor the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the proposed legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), once it was clear that the bill was short on votes to pass. Read On
The American Health Care Act (AHCA) was unveiled this month by Republican members of the House. Continue reading “Will The Affordable Care Act Be Trumped?”
From its inception the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been and continues to be a highly politicized law. Read On
A study by James Fowler of UC San Diego and Nicholas Christakis of Harvard Medical School suggests that bad moods are contagious. Read On
A study published in the British Journal of Health Psychology found that college students who went from not exercising at all to even a modest program (just two to three gym visits per week) reported a decrease in stress, smoking, alcohol and caffeine consumption, an increase in healthy eating and maintenance of household chores, and better spending and study habits. Read On
Chronic Stress? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Chemical Exposure? Learn how these and more health risks might plague your workplace. More importantly, learn how to avoid them.
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According to the Leapfrog Group, a recently completed analysis of hospital safety scores revealed 33,439 lives could be saved each year if all hospitals performed at an “A” grade level. Read On