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Storms Among Storms: Spring Severe Weather Preparedness

The Climate Prediction Center at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is forecasting above-average temperatures across the country this spring, as well as above-average precipitation in the central and eastern United States. Tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods – nature will continue outdoors as we respond to, and plan for, the health concerns…

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Culture of Health: Encouraging Primary Care (Part 4)

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A program and culture that drives individuals to interact with their primary care clinicians is one of the first and most important steps to moving towards a proactive approach of health management. By building trust with his or her primary care physician, an individual is more likely to follow guidance…

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Oswald Women’s Leadership Council: The Power of Belonging

Think of a time when you felt a strong sense of belonging to a team or organization. Now, consider a time when you felt like an outsider and didn’t fit in. Whether you felt safe, empowered, isolated or silenced, you probably haven’t forgotten how you were made to feel. Belonging –…

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Prime Farming Season is Coming Soon: Protect the Business From Nature’s Impact on Crops and Animals

Lila Thompson

Spring is just around the corner, which means farmers will be faced with new weather-related challenges and triumphs. However, there are multiple forms of insurance that farmers can use to protect their business when impacted by natural forces, and lenders often require such coverage to approve loans or financing for…

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The Spotlight is on Long-Term Care: Is it Good for Your Employees?

Kerryn Limongi

In recent years, long-term care has moved into the spotlight, and it is gaining traction, thanks to the Washington Cares Fund, which is funded by working residents of Washington state so they can have access to long-term care when they need it. Numerous states have since started to consider similar…

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The Hottest New Employee Benefit Might be Good for Recruitment and Retention, but is it Worth the Cost?

Drugs such as Ozempic®, Wegovy®, Mounjaro™ and Zepbound have become household names in a short period of time – and for good reason. They’re the latest way to lose weight, which is also making them the hottest new benefit an employer can provide. In fact, a recent survey showed that…

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Culture of Health: Caring for the Whole Employee (Part 3)

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In recent years, mental and financial health have become top of mind for employees and employers, and the numbers explain why. According to a recent report by Forbes, 62% of employees identified access to mental health services as key to overall job satisfaction. In addition, 36% of employees experience stress,…

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Fortify a Workplace Culture that Values Women

Most days, my calendar looks like a crazy quilt of overlapping and wall-to-wall online meetings, something that was barely on my radar a few short years ago. As we work from home, family and pets can make uninvited appearances, causing work/life integration to take on a new meaning, especially for…

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What is an ICHRA? Is it the Right Choice for your Company?

Year after year, for many employers it’s the same story. The cost of employee benefits keeps rising, causing many companies to look for ways to plug the leak. This often means reducing benefits and shifting more of the cost to employees, but it doesn’t have to. An Individual Coverage Health…

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Culture of Health: Taking a Personal Approach (Part 2)

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A company cannot meet the wellness needs of every employee simply by implementing company-wide solutions and initiatives. Leaders must get to know their employees to holistically support their well-being. When the employer successfully implements a culture of wellness and provides appropriate management training, the specific needs of individuals are provided…

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