Fitness technology is great, in theory. Over the past few years, we have seen countless wireless devices and GPS-based apps that promise the ultimate goal-achievement in wellness. Technology like the Fitbit wearable device that tracks personal activity metrics including sleep and number of steps, or the Weight Watchers app ... Continue Reading
Flu symptoms can make you feel miserable, but did you know that 20-30% of people carrying the flu virus don’t show symptoms? This is why many health care providers (like doctors, physician’s assistants and nurses) are required to get the flu shot to protect their patients by not spreading the disease.
This is also why ... Continue Reading
The World Health Organization has already announced the strains of influenza for the 2019-2020 flu season and has made vaccination composition recommendations accordingly. Manufacturers of the vaccine will now operate quickly to produce, test, release and distribute the flu vaccine ahead of the upcoming flu season. The ... Continue Reading
Managing absenteeism is a constant struggle for employers. While physical and mental illnesses are an inevitable part of life in the workplace, there are many proactive tools that employers can utilize in an effort to first understand then minimize employee absenteeism and, ultimately, the impact it has on the ... Continue Reading