Wellness

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How to Help Employees Develop Financial Resilience in Tough Times

Financial problems are among the critical issues in life that give employees stress. Research shows that employees stressed by finances struggle to focus on work, reducing their productivity. Workers say that, on average, they lose nearly 15.3 hours each week worrying about their finances. About 40% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. If they have … Read Full Article

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How Benefits Communication Affects Employee Well-being

Cultivating and supporting employee well-being is a priority of businesses in every industry. They want to invest in their employees. They know that addressing well-being issues is essential to keeping workers engaged. Many factors influence employee well-being and engagement, but key areas are benefits and rewards. The Gallup Organization explains, “Employees become engaged when their … Read Full Article

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5 Reasons Why Preventive Care Matters

More and more employers recognize the value of preventive care procedures and services for employees. They know that preventive care is essential to helping workers maintain and improve their overall health and well-being. This translates to better attendance and higher work productivity. You have probably heard of preventive health screenings. But what are they? Essentially, … Read Full Article

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How Snacking During Lockdown Can Impact Your Health

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Americans in many ways. Millions of people have quarantined to control the virus. As a result, adults are furloughed or working from home, and students of all ages are attending classes online. It’s affecting people’s health both mentally and physically. For example, consider how snacking during the lockdown can impact … Read Full Article

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Why Employee Well-being Programs are as Important as Health Benefits

For years, employers have played a role in their employees’ health and well-being. Many companies offer a range of benefit programs that meet employees’ needs. And now, more than ever, employees depend on their employers to help keep them healthy and safe. Recently, Ameritas partnered with Workforce magazine to learn about business commitment to employee … Read Full Article

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Tips to be Healthy When Working from Home

For years, working from home was a perk in high demand with employees. Now it’s the norm for about 42% of employees. People enjoy the freedom of working from a remote office. But spending eight or more hours with limited contact with people can affect mental health. Here are four tips to be healthy when … Read Full Article

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Caring for a Dog: How to Keep Them Healthy

Little boy hugging and showing affection and love for his best friend, a cuddly golden retriever.Most pet owners lavish time and money on their dogs. They buy special dog food and treats and go for walks each day. They also make sure their dogs are healthy by seeing the veterinarian each year. Dogs make great … Read Full Article

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The Benefit of Coconut Oil For Teeth, Ears and Eyes

In some areas of the world, the coconut tree is called the tree of life. Medical professionals say that the oil from the coconut’s meat has many health benefits. Here’s what you should know about the benefit of coconut oil for teeth, ears and eyes. Protects teeth, gums, oral tissues Coconut contains lauric acid, which … Read Full Article

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Why Some Kids Keep Getting Tonsillitis

Some kids can’t get a break. They recover from one bout of tonsillitis only to get it again. Some kids get tonsillitis more than seven times a year. Here’s what you need to know about why some kids keep getting tonsillitis. Why tonsillitis occurs Behind the tongue on both sides of the throat are bumps … Read Full Article