The British Medical Journal revealed that employers who offer integrated care programs can help those with chronic back pain return to work four months earlier than those who receive usual care.
The rate of fatal work injuries for Americans was 3.3 per 100,000 full-time employees. This number decreased from a rate of 3.7 per 100,000 workers in the year 2008.
Employees who participate in a health risk appraisal (HRA) are more likely to improve — or at least maintain — their health status over time, reports a study in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Employees traveling overseas should contact a travel medicine professional. Travelers should up to date on their vaccinations (Hepatitis A, Tetanus, etc.). Check with the destination region for vaccinations and medications that may be required to enter a specific country.