Nancy called in sick to work again today. Last week, her car wouldn’t start. This week, she says she has the flu. But in reality, Nancy feels invisible at work. She dreads the thought of sharing workspace with coworkers. Everyone shares things in common, laughs at department jokes and lunches together. If she could be honest, ... Continue Reading
Midland Health Corporate Wellness Blog
Americans drink an estimated 450 million cups of coffee each day. The National Coffee Association reports that one in eight Americans consume coffee on a daily basis, while only one in six drink water. Is that a good thing?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) states that coffee has earned an improved ... Continue Reading
When Amazon introduced Take Your Dog to Work Day in 1998, one of the first dogs to visit was Rufus, a Welsh Corgi.
His husband-and-wife owners made him part of their work team. They would use Rufus’ paw to click the computer mouse.
Employees loved it. The dogs had fun, too.
What started as an ... Continue Reading
The CDC reports that three out of ten seniors are not getting the flu shot. Seniors are far more vulnerable to the flu and more likely to develop life-threatening consequences from the virus.
The older we get, the slower our immune system responds to infections. This is why vaccines are pivotal for everyone, most ... Continue Reading
A robust corporate wellness program can help you attract new employees and keep the ones you have in one of the worst labor markets in U.S. history.
They prove that you care about the well-being of your workforce.
The goal of a corporate wellness program is to inspire your workers. You want them to make ... Continue Reading
No one likes getting the flu shot. But it’s a necessity to fight the flu virus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns flu is on the rise in North America this year.
Did you know that flu causes U.S. employees to miss 17 million workdays? That’s an estimated $7 billion a year in sick days and lost ... Continue Reading