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The Ultimate Guide to Swimming Safety For Kids

By Gibson on Jun 13, 2018 6:30:00 AM

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Harassment Vs. Bullying

By Gibson on Jun 6, 2018 6:30:00 AM

Harassment and bullying are two topics you often find mentioned in the news. Both are wrong and should be dealt with quickly and appropriately.

Topics: Health Risk Management Risk Management Services
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National Public Health Week

By Gibson on Apr 4, 2018 6:30:00 AM

National Public Health Week (NPHW) is an opportunity to celebrate the power of prevention, advocate for healthy and fair policies, share strategies for successful partnerships, and champion the role of a strong public health system. Despite advancements in public health, Americans live shorter lives and suffer more health issues than people in other high-income countries. Below are the pillars of public health:

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National Nutrition Month

By Gibson on Mar 5, 2018 6:30:00 AM

Chronic conditions including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity account for the majority of America’s medical costs. A common link between these conditions is poor nutrition. Daily nutrition can directly affect day to day lives, including energy, activity, and stress.

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American Heart Month - Hands Only CPR

By Gibson on Feb 21, 2018 6:30:00 AM

February is American Heart Month and a great time to bring awareness to CPR. Why? More than 80% of cardiac arrests occur at home. Being trained and familiar with the basics of CPR, and how to perform it, will save lives.

Topics: Health Risk Management Health & Human Services
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Health Illiteracy: The Problem You Didn't Know You Had

By Gibson on Jan 10, 2018 6:30:00 AM

Navigating the health care system can be a tricky and windy road. Not knowing and understanding basic health information can cost people money and affect their wellbeing.  

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
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The Bottom Is Not Falling Completely Out of The EEOC Wellness Incentive Regulations

By Gibson on Jan 8, 2018 6:30:00 AM

You’ve probably read or heard by now that in late December 2017, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeal (D.C. Circuit) vacated the EEOC Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) wellness incentive rules, effective January 1, 2019. This is true.

You may have also heard that this means the entire framework of wellness plans as we know them are now in question. This is an exaggeration.

We are going to examine the relevant parts of American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) v. the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), 1:16-CV-02113-JDB to help you sort fact from fiction and be better informed about what is coming in 2018 and 2019 regarding wellness plan incentive rules.

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
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Workplace Wellbeing: Updated Blood Pressure Health Guidelines

By Whitney Trent on Dec 19, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Recently, two national health organizations, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC), updated hypertension guidelines. The previous guidelines for high blood pressure diagnosis were 140 mm Hg/90 mmHg while the new guidelines for high blood pressure are 130 mm Hg/80 mmHg. What does this mean for your employees? Does it impact your workplace wellbeing efforts?

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2018 Safety & Health Calendar

By Gibson on Dec 6, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Looking for ways to educate and engage your employees on safety & health topics throughout the year? Check out our 2018 Safety & Health Calendar.

Workplace safety and wellbeing should be a top priority for leadership and employees. But how can you keep your employees engaged all year long? For every organization the approach is different – you could have a safety committee, newsletters, monthly training sessions, and more. The 2018 Safety & Health Calendar is a valuable tool you can utilize to make your efforts more effective.

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Employee Wellbeing Across Generations

By Gibson on Nov 15, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Millennials are the largest generation of employees and for the first time in history, five generations of Americans are now in the workforce. The generational differences present a unique challenge for employers, especially when it comes to values and preferred communication styles.

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management