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1301, 2015

Age of Worker Fatalities

ageeyeFatal work injury rates for workers 45 years of age and over were higher than the overall U.S. rate, and the rate for workers 65 years of age and over was more than 2 times the rate for all workers.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor […]

1101, 2015

Fatal Injuries on the Roadway

wcar12jpg-0741d88df16223fa_largeRoadway incidents accounted for the greatest share of work-related transportation fatal injuries for 2013. Of these, 517 deaths (30 percent) resulted from a roadway collision with another vehicle. Outside of roadway incidents, pedestrian vehicular incidents constituted the second greatest number of transportation-related fatal injuries.

Source: […]

901, 2015

Prescription Drug Abuse

seguridad-pacienteThe nonmedical use and abuse of prescription drugs is a serious public health problem in this country. Although most people take prescription medications responsibly, an estimated 52 million people (20 percent of those aged 12 and older) have used prescription drugs for nonmedical reasons at least […]

501, 2015

Making Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

New-Years-Resolution-for-Brands-Get-Digital-Marketing-Strategies-Sorted-Out-NowBy making your resolutions realistic there is a greater chance that you will keep them throughout the year, incorporating healthy behavior into your everyday life. Here are a few tips to help make News Year’s resolution stick:

  • Start small – Make resolutions that you think you […]
3112, 2014

Popular New Year’s Resolutions

blog-NYHappy New Year! These New Year’s resolutions are popular every year. Here’s information that can help you achieve your goals in 2015.

  • Lose Weight
  • Volunteer to Help Others
  • Quit Smoking
  • Get a Better Education
  • Get a Better Job
  • Save Money
  • Get Fit
  • Eat Healthy Food
  • Manage Stress
  • Manage Debt
  • Take a Trip
  • Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle
  • Drink Less Alcohol

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2412, 2014

Santa Claus Ready for Take-off

It looks like Santa Claus has successfully passed his pre-flight inspection and is set for a safe take-off from the North Pole. It will be flight – North Pole Air # 122414.

According to Santa’s CFE (Chief Safety Elf) the list has been checked twice to see who was naughty or nice, cargo has been screened, […]

2212, 2014

Saving Matters…Prepare For Retirement

savingFinancial security in retirement doesn’t just happen. It takes planning and commitment and, yes, money.

Facts:

  • Fewer than half of Americans have calculated how much they need to save for retirement.
  • In 2012, 30 percent of private industry workers with access to a defined contribution plan (such as a […]
1212, 2014

Prevent Heart Attacks with 5 Healthy Habits

persha-dopomoga-pri-insulti_2Many doctors will tell you when they talk to their patient about changing his or her life style, their response will be something like “Heart disease runs in my family so there is nothing I can do about it.”

Of course, family history is a factor but […]

1012, 2014

How to Help a Friend or Loved One Suffering from a Chronic Illness

img-1304514759If someone you love is diagnosed with cancer or a life-threatening disease, you may feel desperate and completely helpless. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Research has shown us that family and friends can play a huge role in helping patients deal with a chronic […]

3011, 2014

The Human Cost of Motor Vehicle Accidents

gpsfs_driver-safety_wrecked-truckDrivers take a lot of risks on our roads today – with people speeding, driving impaired, massive traffic congestion and the prevalent use of mobile phones all has led to a high probability of accidents.

Employees injured in a motor vehicle accident can have a negative boomerang […]