Is Your Staff Stressed-Out?

If you own a business, chances are good that many of your employees find their jobs stressful. In fact, according to a recent Harris Interactive Work Stress Survey, fully 83 percent of employees are stressed by their jobs.


Given that April is Stress Awareness Month, there’s no time like the present to Continue reading

Donate – One Organ Can Help 50 People

April is National Donate Life Month. And in America, there currently are more than 120,000 men, women, and children waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant.


Established in 2003 by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Donate Life Month raises awareness about the urgent need for organ donations and recognizes the generosity of those who have saved lives by becoming organ donors. It’s also an ideal time to debunk many of the myths surrounding the subject of organ donation. Continue reading

Alcoholism and the Workplace Impact

If you own a business, the odds are good that one or more of your employees is an alcoholic. Not only is alcohol the single most used drug nationwide, but – according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism – one in every 13 adults is an alcoholic.


April is Alcohol Awareness Month Continue reading

Personal Health: Protect Your Back

Several strategies can help safeguard your spine.


How’s your back? If it’s fine, that’s great news. But if you’re like many people, you’re all too familiar with back pain. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), nearly everyone gets a sore back at some time in life. In fact, maybe your back hurts right now. Continue reading

Five Components of Psychologically Healthy Workplaces

Psychologically healthy workplaces promote employee health and well-being while maximizing organizational performance.


According to the American Psychological Association, a psychologically healthy workplace consists of five elements: Continue reading

Reform Update: Exchange Insurance Credits

Obama Administration Allows Insurance Credits For People Unable To Enroll Through Flawed Exchanges


The AP reported that the Obama Administration recently issued a health law fix designed to assist floundering state-run health insurance exchanges, including Oregon’s. Continue reading