In a tiny hot metal room at the University of Ottawa, Katrin Bachmann was hard at work, pumping her legs on a recumbent bicycle. Hooked up to machines that monitored her breathing, her heart rate and her body temperature, the 51-year-old was sweating for science: to help researchers better understand how middle-aged and older adults… […]
You want to pass on certain things like family traditions, a grandmother’s quilt or dad’s love of books – but no one wants to pass on a serious illness. Take charge of your health and help protect those around you by asking about vaccines at your next doctor’s visit. Read More
HEAT ILLNESS CAN BE DEADLY. Every year, thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. Heat illnesses and deaths are preventable. Employers are responsible for providing workplaces that are safe from excessive heat. Read more here.
What if I told you that you could invest one dollar in your business that would generate three dollars in return. Is that an investment you would make? That’s how much you can save by investing in corporate wellness. Programs that reduce health care costs, increase productivity, decrease absenteeism, and increase job satisfaction are well […]
On-site and Near-site clinics are quickly becoming the proactive solution for organizations seeking to control health care costs.
Employers and employees both have to cope with the physical hazards that exist, especially during the summer months. Some of those hazards include stinging insects, poisonous plants, and poisonous animals. STINGING INSECTS When temperatures increase, so does insect activity. Many times, these insects are just annoying, but in some circumstances, they can be hazardous, or […]