Corporate Wellness

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Emergency Response

Emergency Response and Mental Health As we have just recognized the fifteenth anniversary of 9/11, we are reminded once again of the severe impact that these events had on thousands of individuals.  Those who witnessed it first hand, responded to help due to their job responsibilities, or just watched the events unfold, were affected…

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Anger Management in the Workplace

Anger Management in the Workplace   So let’s be honest, we have all had our moments at work.  A project completely falls apart when we realize everyone on the team is on a different page…a co-worker gets credit for work that we know we did ourselves…office gossip seems to be out of control…we haven’t…

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Antibiotic Safety for the Family

Antibiotic Safety for the Family We’ve all heard of antibiotics…we’ve all probably been written prescriptions for them many times over our lifetime, but do we know how to use them properly? Do we know how to use them safely?  Do we know enough about antibiotic resistance? Hopefully, your answer to these questions will be…

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GET YOUR GRILL ON!

Each summer we tend to spend less time preparing meals inside and more time heating up the grill outside with family and friends.  The aroma of a delicious slab of ribs on a hot grill in action is enough to tempt the taste buds of the entire neighborhood.  So go ahead, grab a cold…

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Hypertension – 10 Things You Might Not Know!

Hypertension affects about 70 million American adults according to the Center for Disease Control.  It is often referred to as the silent killer because often people aren’t aware that they have hypertension.  It is important to have your blood pressure checked by your doctor every year since it is a silent killer.  While some…

Stressed at work? Don’t Sweat It!

According to a 2013 study, 83 percent of Americans are stressed out by their jobs, which is a 10 percent jump from the previous year. Workplace stress can stem from numerous factors including a workload that is unattainable, co-workers, managers, unbalanced work-life schedules, and modern technology that doesn’t leave much room for employees to disconnect…

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Bring on the Deskercises!

By now you’ve probably heard the phrase “sitting is the new smoking” coined by Dr. James Levine, director of the Mayo Clinic-Arizona State University Obesity Solutions Initiative and inventor of the treadmill desk. Dr. Levine has been studying the adverse effects of our sedentary lifestyles for years. In a recent interview by The Los…

Insomnia No More – 8 Tips to Help You Get 8 Hours of Sleep

Everyone suffers from sleepless night from time to time.  When these instances interrupt our normal sleep schedule and become more prevalent, it becomes time to re-set our clocks.  Unfortunately for many, it isn’t that easy.  We settle in to bed and become anxious that insomnia will occur.  Before we know it, the vicious circle…

Drink To Your Health! The Health Benefits of Cold-Pressed Juicing

The old adage “you are what you eat” sends many Americans into serious New Year’s resolution mode each year in January.   After overindulging in one too many Christmas cookies or hitting the office holiday buffet a little too hard, you may be looking to wipe the slate clean and trade those fattening meals for…

Refrigerator and Pantry Makeover

Open up the fridge or pantry in households around the country and chances are some of the indulgences may tip the scale toward seriously unhealthy.  To start the New Year, consider a refrigerator and pantry makeover.  Get rid of prepackaged, processed foods and replace them with natural foods.   By spending a little extra time…