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How Many Pre-Employment Medical Exams Does the ADA Permit?

June 30, 2014
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The answer is as many as reasonably necessary to determine whether the employee can perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.
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Wondering About Wellness

June 30, 2014
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The debate regarding the cost and benefit — or lack of benefits — of wellness programs continues.
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Sleep Derailed

June 29, 2014
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Tired workers are nothing new, but you’re in dreamland if you think having a sleepy staff isn’t a big problem for your business.
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You Are Getting Sleepy ... Employees

June 29, 2014
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It seems clear that sleep could be the linchpin to achieving better wellness results.
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Wellness Investments Rise but Results Remain in Question

June 25, 2014
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More employers are deploying wellness programs but implementation and effectiveness remain elusive.


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Interview With Dr. Elizabeth Klodas: Nutrition in a Nutshell

June 2, 2014
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About half of large employers offer wellness programs hoping to reduce health care costs and improve worker health. Yet results are a mixed bag.


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Wellness: The Next Frontier

June 2, 2014
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There’s no “one-size-fits-all” wellness program for all employers. Sure, this week it’s watch your fat intake and don’t smoke, but those aphorisms do not a wellness program make.
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Task Force: Health Plans Key to Cost, Quality

June 2, 2014
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Group members recommended that health plans should be the primary source of price information and urged them to use easy-to-understand formats.
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Depression Lurks Beneath Poor Health

May 6, 2014
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The link between depression and physical conditions like asthma or diabetes is often overlooked, adding to the ‘under the radar’ aspect of mental illness at work.
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Vulcan-like Ventures: Clamping Down on Health Care Costs the Mr. Spock Way

May 2, 2014
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To help workers live long and prosper, one expert believes employers should use logic when choosing health care coverage.
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