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Live Well, Work Well- June 2023

Safety Tips for Exercising Outdoors - As we move into summer, many will want to exercise outdoors to stay active and get some fresh air. That’s great news, as health experts recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate...

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Understanding the Difference Between Mental Health and Mental Illness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a national campaign designed to raise awareness about mental health issues and reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness. Mental health issues and mental illness are common....

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Cyber Liability: Preventing Data Theft by Departing Employees

When employees leave a company, there is a heightened risk of data theft, which is also known as data leakage or exfiltration. This risk is present whether an employee’s departure is voluntary or not. The consequences...

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What to Know During Mental Health Awareness Month and Beyond

Your mental health includes how you think, feel and act, as well as your emotional and social well-being. Mental health can change over time, depending on factors like workload, stress and work-life balance. Mental...

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Live Well, Work Well- May 2023

National Mental Health Awareness Month - May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This national campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of mental health, reduce stigma and promote safe and healthy living...

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Safety Matters: Identifying and Preventing Future Accidents

Most of us have been personally involved in a minor auto accident. In an attempt to protect ourselves, we might become defensive, or be tempted not to reveal all the facts. Our car insurance agents advise us not to...

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Healthcare Insights: Using Patient Lifts in Residential Floor Plans

Prior to using a patient lift, it’s essential to properly prepare the environment in which it will be used. If you are using a lift in a residential setting, preparation includes assessing the home’s floor plan and...

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Safety Matters: Repositioning a Patient

Each year, an estimated 1 million to 3 million U.S. patients suffer from pressure injuries-such as pressure sores, bedsores or pressure ulcers-according to the National Institutes of Health. While some pressure injuries...

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News Brief: April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Safety Council recognizes April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This event is intended to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and encourage motorists like you to minimize...

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Live Well, Work Well- April 2023

Managing Seasonal Allergies - According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), allergies are the nation’s sixth-leading cause of chronic illness. Seasonal allergies are an annual nuisance for many...

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Understanding Neurodiversity

Neurodiversity isn’t new, but awareness of it has been gaining mainstream traction in recent years. In 1998, Australian sociologist Judy Singer coined the term “neurodiversity” to recognize that everyone’s brain...

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Safety Matters: Using a Hoyer Lift for a Bed Transfer

As a health care employee, you may be responsible for lifting and repositioning patients-especially those who struggle with mobility. In particular, some patients will need assistance moving into and out of their beds....

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Work Comp Insights: Disciplining or Terminating Employees With Open Workers’ Compensation Claims

Can an employer discipline or terminate an employee who has an open workers’ compensation claim? This is a common question that many employers ask. The answer depends on which state the company is located in, why the...

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Managing Seasonal Allergies

You may have noticed that you sneeze and cough more often during certain times of the year. In this case, you may have seasonal allergies. Seasonal allergies are allergy symptoms that occur during specific times of the...

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Live Well, Work Well- March 2023

Increasing Your Nutrient Absorption With Food Pairings - March is recognized as National Nutrition Month, making it a great time to evaluate the food and beverages you’re putting into your body. Did you know that some...

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Risk Insights: Incidental Medical Malpractice Insurance

This type of medical malpractice insurance is intended for those who have a medical exposure for operations that are incidental, but not the major function of their business. Incidental medical malpractice insurance was...

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Safety Matters: The Importance of Safety Belts

Not using a seat belt can be very dangerous. You may have incorrect information or assumptions about seat belts. Consider the following myths and facts regarding seat belts and the consequences of not buckling up. Myth:...

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Work Comp Insights: Creating a Workers’ Compensation Process

For the unprepared, workers’ compensation (WC) issues can be both confusing and costly. Fortunately for employers, there are ways to actively engage WC issues to influence their outcomes. Through management controls and...

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Understanding the Importance of Disability Benefits

Over the last few years, employers have been expanding their voluntary benefits offerings as a way to address their employees’ needs and improve overall attraction and retention efforts. While voluntary benefits have...

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Live Well, Work Well- February 2023

The Art of Waking Up Refreshed - Some people wake up ready to take on the day, while others may need more time or a cup of coffee to start their day. Regardless of which camp you’re in, there’s an art and a science to...

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A Beginner's Guide to Starting a Realistic Exercise Routine

Regular exercise is one of the best things you can do for yourself. It can improve your overall health, help you manage your weight, prevent adverse health outcomes and boost your mental health. Unfortunately, only 1 in...

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Winter Wellness Tips

The winter months are notorious for bringing sickness. Influenza (flu) season begins in October and peaks between December and February. Colds are also more common during the season. Further adding to the mix of...

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Cyber Liability: 10 Essential Cybersecurity Controls

Cyber incidents-including data breaches, ransomware attacks and social engineering scams-have become increasingly prevalent, impacting organizations of all sizes and industries. Such incidents have largely been brought...

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Live Well, Work Well- January 2023

Don’t Forget; It’s National Blood Donor Month - Winter is one of the most challenging times of the year to collect enough blood products and donations to meet patient needs. That’s why National Blood Donor Month is...

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