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Webcast: Coping with Restless Legs Syndrome & Sleep Deprivation

July 20, 2016

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder affecting about 7-10% of the United States population. Because this condition has more prevalent symptoms later in the evening and at night, those affected typically have issues falling or staying asleep. As a result, sleep can become elusive which leads to further problems like diminished quality of […]

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The Impact of Sleep on Safety’s Dirty Dozen

July 13, 2016

The Dirty Dozen was created in 1993 by Gordon Dupont while working as an employee for Transport Canada. It later became part of a training program for Human Performance in Maintenance and is now a central guideline used by transportation companies and safety training programs worldwide. The list focuses on twelve common preconditions for human […]

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What Happens When We Don’t Sleep

July 8, 2016

Like clean water, air, and food, healthy sleep is a biological necessity for every human being. However, currently, around 30% of adults and 66% of adolescents in the U.S. do not get enough sleep on a regular basis according to a recent video from Claudia Aguirre and TED-Ed. Medical science is clear that regular sleep deprivation can […]

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The Sleep Aid Epidemic – How to Treat Insomnia Without Pills

June 1, 2016

According to the CDC, on any given night approximately 9 million Americans use sleep aid devices to help them fall asleep or stay asleep. Pharmaceutical users often report unexpected stress, sickness or chaotic schedules for occasional use. For those who are reliant on sleep aid devices, underlying psychological and medical conditions that prevent the natural […]

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IHC Podcast: The Missing Piece of Wellness Programs

April 28, 2016

It’s no secret; a sick and unhealthy workforce can negatively impact the bottom line. In response, many organizations have implemented wellness programs to promote employee health. These programs include diet and exercise regimens intended to mitigate chronic disease. While it is widely understood that diet and exercise play significant roles in overall health, a third component also […]

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 Effective Ways to Reduce Healthcare Costs and Wasteful Spending

April 25, 2016

Currently, employers are implementing a variety of wellbeing solutions for their employee populations. Many corporate wellbeing programs now include benefits that span from fitness programs to health-based discounts on insurance. Despite these efforts, healthcare costs continue to rise, and as a result, companies continue to seek new ways to eliminate wasteful spending to bend the […]

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5 Effective Ways to Reduce Healthcare Costs & Wasteful Spending

March 31, 2016

If you look at the nation as a whole, it’s apparent that there’s a problem. Our country is sleep deprived, and the shocking part is that sleep deprivation, a significant driver of comorbid disease, results in direct increases in healthcare spend. Currently, employers are responding by implementing a variety of wellbeing solutions for their employee […]

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