Category: Health

22
Dec
2014

Staying Safe and Healthy During Winter

Each year, 36,000 people in the United States die from the flu and more than 200,000 are hospitalized from it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s not just the flu that puts people in danger each winter, though. Shoveling snow can be a trigger for heart...

20
Dec
2014

Can Looking for a Surrogate Mother Online be Dangerous?

For whatever reason, whether it’s reproductive medical issues, other health issues or other issues in general, some women just cannot carry a baby but still dream of motherhood and having a baby of their own. This is when a surrogate can be a solution. A surrogate carries the baby and...

04
Dec
2014

Wintertime Health Can’t Be Taken for Granted

It’s flu season here in the U.S. from the beginning of fall to the end of winter. Between holiday gatherings, work parties, kid functions and traveling, no one has time to be sick during the winter season. It’s not just the flu, though. During the winter, people are more likely...

13
Nov
2014

The Business of Keeping Employees Healthy

The devastating Ebola virus has been in the news for several months now. As the CDC continues their efforts to control the spread of this deadly outbreak and as the following article shows, you may wonder, does your business have to worry about Ebola? Your employees and your business may...

10
Nov
2014

Putting a Premium on Health Insurance for Your Employees

In its 2014 Small Business Health Care Survey, the National Small Business Association reported that 70 percent of the 780 small companies it surveyed offer health insurance to their employees. If you’re a small business owner who’s grappling with the question of whether or not to make health insurance available...

16
Aug
2014

How Much Medical Leave is Too Much?

No matter what size your business is, you eventually will have to deal with the problem of health-related absences. Even if you’re a sole proprietor, you probably have given some thought to how the business might survive if you were forced to take an extended medical leave. While sole proprietors...

18
Jul
2014

Canada’s Approach to Healthier Employees

Canada’s Approach to Healthier Employees While many business owners in the U.S. have had to educate themselves over the last year on the impact of Obamacare, America’s neighbor to the north has a different way of doing things for its citizens, many of whom are employees across the country’s 10...