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5 Tips for Accommodating Employees With Disabilities in Your Wellness Program

More than 9 million workers in the United States have at least one disability. The disability may be visible, such as an…

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How to Accommodate Service Animals at Work

Is your office dog-friendly? No, it's not a question of whether you let your employees bring their pets to work. While that…

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How to Help Employees Prevent Surprise Medical Bills

The national debate on health care costs has a lot of moving parts. Recently, one element of rising costs — surprise…

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Perform a Workplace Assessment This National Ergonomics Month

October is National Ergonomics Month, and there's no better time to evaluate your office environment. You may think that…

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7 Ways to Help an Employee Coping With a New Diagnosis

When one of your employees gets a new diagnosis, especially an unexpected one, their worrying doesn't stop as they leave the…

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Are Wellness Program Incentives Worth the Investment?

As health care costs rise, employers have looked to wellness programs to improve employee health and keep expenses down. But…

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Proactive Analytics: How Employers Can Apply Measurement in Health Care

Health care can represent a considerable expense for small business owners. Value-based care could help keep employee health…

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Would a Game Room Boost Your Employee Engagement?

Popularized by hot employers like Google and Apple, game rooms have become a way for companies to boost employee engagement…

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Destigmatizing Invisible Illness, Part 4: Lyme Disease

Lyme disease: If you don't have it (or know someone who does), you may not know much about it beyond the fact that it's…

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How to Set Up an Office Wellness Room

Promoting wellness among your employees is all about offering them opportunities to improve their health. You can do so in…

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Should Your Business Offer In-Office Doctors’ Appointments?

Doctors' appointments can be a hassle, in part because of the cost and in part because going to see a doctor on a weekday…

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Controlling Costs: Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgeries can become expensive quickly, and navigating insurance after these kinds of procedures can force patients…

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