At Work

OTC Meds and Work: Not a Great Combination

You may not realize that common over-the-counter drugs can cause side effects that can jeopardize your health and your ability to perform everyday activities.

Breaking Yourself Out of a Rut

A routine isn't necessarily bad; it can be comforting because it adds structure to your life and it isn't stressful. But dissatisfaction may start to gnaw at you and erode your self-esteem if you believe you want something more in your life.

Ability to Concentrate Isn't What It Used to Be

With today's world filled with flashing images of MTV, quick news reports, and fast-food restaurants on every corner, are we capable of concentrating as well as we used to?

Deskercise for the Office Bound

Many office workers are doing simple exercises at their desks, with surprisingly healthy benefits.

Business Travel Stress-Busters

If you take a healthy attitude toward stress in your travel plans, the payoffs include improved physical well-being, mental alertness and better job performance.

Keys to Tapping Your Own Potential

Success is the business of trying to improve the things you do. Success is growing and developing. It's accepting bigger and greater challenges.

How to Develop a 'Can-do' Personality

What's the difference between a can-do and a won't-try person? It's usually a matter of bravery.

Labor Pains: Reducing Your Desk-Job Ailments

If your job requires you to sit for much of the day, sooner or later you may experience pain in your back, neck, shoulder, hands or wrists.

Goal Setting for Everyday Success

Setting goals gives direction to your life. Without goals, you can drift and go nowhere.

Feet First: Choosing the Right Footwear for the Job and Sports

Both men and women should wear safety shoes and boots appropriate for the job and designed specifically to protect feet.

What to Do About a Sports Injury

Whether it's a twisted ankle, a shin splint or a strained muscle, when should you see a doctor for a sports injury?

Tips for Staying Healthy and Safe at Work

Most of us may not think much about our health and safety on the job, but we probably should.

Managing Work-Related Stress

It’s not the job that creates stress, it’s the way a person responds to the urgencies and demands of each workplace environment that makes them stressed or energized.

Losing Weight at Work

Here are strategies that can help you troubleshoot and personalize your weight-loss plan to manage common workplace weight-loss roadblocks.

Stop the Spread of Germs at Work

Illnesses such as the flu and colds are caused by viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. They’re usually spread from person to person when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

Facing Up to Alcohol in the Workplace

Alcohol-dependent employees incur twice the health care costs of the average employee, are more likely to steal from their employers, are more likely to be involved in workplace accidents and are five times more likely to file worker’s compensation claims.

Asthma at Work

Occupational asthma is caused by being exposed to irritants in the form of vapors, fumes, gases, particles or allergens like dust in the workplace.

 

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Newton, IA 50208

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