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By Evan Kreutzer, MD Fishers Pediatrics Parents come to our office every day seeking advice on how to keep their children healthy and safe. When it comes to protecting their child against cancer, I expect most parents to jump at the opportunity. The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine helps prevent cancers, but misleading information can cause […]
By Tom Dooley Director of Business Services Your organization depends on a healthy and productive workforce. To ensure your workforce stays healthy and well, it’s vital to promote a culture of health and wellness. The first step is to provide health and wellness programming so employees and their dependents feel empowered to take charge of […]
By Mindi Matthews, MBA, CHWC Director of Health and Wellness Wellness can be defined in various ways, making it hard to fully understand the needs and desires of individuals who want to make short- and long-term behavior changes. Employers also have different definitions based on their goals and objectives. However, within the last few years, […]
By Brittany Nelson, MS, RD Wellness Dietitian Traditionally, employers have shown their employees they care about them by providing health insurance, workplace safety improvements and added health and wellness benefits. Today, employers show support for their employees’ health and well-being by offering health and wellness services. Though these services can range from biometric screenings to […]
By Kristina Kakasuleff, PharmD Riverview Outpatient Pharmacist Antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s leading public health problems. Antibiotic resistance occurs when an antibiotic loses its ability to control or kill bacterial growth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 30 percent of antibiotics prescribed outside of hospitals are unnecessary. […]
By Jeffrey Ginther, MD, FACS The hardest and sometimes most frustrating part of aging is not being able to do the things you used to do. I frequently see patients who have coped with joint pain and stiffness for years before finally coming to see me. But you shouldn’t wait until your joint pain is […]