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Posted: July 24, 2018Lehigh Valley-Based EAP Provides Support with this Sensitive Topic Identifying and intervening appropriately with employees who use are using substances at work can be very challenging for employers. What’s the best way to approach suspected users? What are the legal implications of calling them out? And, how do you treat marijuana use, as legislation [...] Read Post
Posted: July 24, 2018HealthWorks Expands Drug Testing Program with Oral Fluid Collection Device The national focus on prescription opioids has driven abuse of those drugs down over the last year, according to a 2018 report in the Wall Street Journal. That’s the good news. Even so, the number of American workers testing positive for cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana [...] Read Post
Posted: July 19, 2018
There are currently no posts to display.Your body sends messages just like your brain There is a one-way street in my neighborhood where motorists turn down the wrong way pretty frequently. This street isn’t going to change anytime soon, but it appears a new lane of understanding is opening when it comes to exercise and your brain. While we know [...] Read Post
Posted: July 13, 2018The Hotter it is, the More Water you Need The hot summer days are here and it is imperative to be aware of how much water we are consuming to avoid dehydration. While recommendations for plain water vary by individual, the National Acadamies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine and the Mayo Clinic recommend the following daily water intake [...] Read Post
Posted: June 25, 2018Solutions Following the Latest EEOC Wellness Incentive Update Employers with wellness programs that are subject to the Americans with Disabilities ACT (ADA) or Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), and therefore, fall under EEOC wellness incentive regulations, may feel in limbo after a recent change in direction. In January, we posted about recent impacts to wellness [...] Read Post