Tag: Chronic Disease Management & Prevention

Employers: Plan Today for Health Care Savings Down the Road

Posted: December 19, 2017

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Four modifiable health risk behaviors — lack of physical activity, poor nutrition, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol consumption — are responsible for much of the illness, suffering, and early death related to chronic disease.* Chronic disease contributes significantly to health care costs and lower productivity. Wouldn’t you like to help your employees prevent or manage [...] Read Post

Encouraging Employees to Visit their Primary Care Provider

Posted: October 19, 2017

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Earlier detection of problems and healthier workplace populations “For employers interested in lowering health care expenses, looking at whether your employees are aligned with a PCP is a step toward improving workforce health and more efficient health care spending.” –Joseph Habig, MD, Medical Director, LVPHO At one time, patients only went to [...] Read Post

Health Care Q&A: Big Changes Coming, Solutions Already Underway

Posted: March 1, 2017

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  Q: In general, is there cause for concern about the health of most Americans? A: In short, the answer is yes. However, we are more focused than ever on improving the nation’s health care status. Perhaps the Roman poet Virgil said it best with, “The greatest wealth is health.” In the absence of health, [...] Read Post

Spring Into a New Season

Posted: April 27, 2016

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Now that winter is behind us, it’s time to enjoy all that spring offers. For a dietitian that means reintroducing fresh foods into our diets. Spring provides us with an assortment of fruits and vegetables to choose from and celebrate. When you eat in-season, you get the most flavor, the best nutritional value, and affordable [...] Read Post

Work or Play: Which SPF Is Right for Your Skin?

Posted: June 24, 2015

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The largest organ in the human body is the one you see most often: your skin! It serves to cover all of your internal organs and protect them from injury. It is a barrier to germs, helps prevent fluid loss and keeps your body at the right temperature. Given the important role it plans, it [...] Read Post
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