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2014-05-01 08:31:52

VANCOUVER, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Successful organizations are paying more attention to the needs of employees living with arthritis, underlining the significant role 4.6 million Canadians living with arthritis have in the work force and economy. Today at the 2014 Canadian Life and Health Insurance of Canada Annual Claims Conference in Quebec City, Arthritis Consumer Experts (ACE) announced a nationwide search for best arthritis strategies and practices in the Canadian workplace as...

2014-03-24 12:29:24

Working while sick costs employers billions in lost productivity EAST GREENWICH, R.I., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although flu season is winding down, too many workers are still coming to work sick. And it's a major problem. Billions of dollars in productivity are lost every year in the United States because of the subpar performance of workers with passing ailments like the cold and flu or with chronic conditions like obesity, heart disease, hypertension, stress, and back pain. Then...

2013-09-30 23:31:46

Poll from Workplace Options reveals that working Americans are mostly satisfied with boundaries between work and home, but feel uncomfortable taking time off. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 October marks the 10-year anniversary of National Work and Family Month, a time when businesses, advocacy groups, academic institutions and individuals are called upon to strategically think about work-life balance. Are employees happy with their boundaries between work and home? What can...

2013-04-03 23:00:41

In recognition of National Stress Awareness Month, The Oxygen Plan Corporation makes online stress test available for all to learn their Stress Number®. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 As many scramble to meet the deadline for filing the 2012 income tax returns, acute stress may be rising with it. According Dr. Donald E. Williams, board-certified clinical health psychologist (American Board of Professional Psychology/ABPP), and Chief Science Officer, The Oxygen Plan, "Now...

2012-12-13 05:02:38

MediFit, a leading fitness and wellness management and consulting company has released a workplace stress infographic detailing how an effective workplace wellness program can combat the negative effects of stress. Stress in the workplace is on the rise, negatively affecting employee productivity and increasing rates of absenteeism. Florham Park, NJ (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 MediFit, a leading fitness and wellness management and consulting company has released a workplace stress...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.