• sleep-enough-Newsroom
    05/27/2016 // Posted in
    You should be getting more sleep. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) warns that people who don’t get enough sleep increase their risk for obesity and depression.
  • foot-ankle-runners-health-Newsroom
    05/26/2016 // Posted in
    Your feet and ankles provide balance and support for your entire body, absorbing shock and propelling you forward. However, improper foot and ankle treatment may lead to pain or serious injuries.
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    05/25/2016 // Posted in
    It happens thousands of times every day: a warehouse worker gets caught between two pallets, a nurse walks across the halls and slips on a wet surface, a welder bends over and their back seizes up. 
  • fit-run-Newsroom
    05/25/2016 // Posted in
    Staying fit is important, especially when you spend a lot of time sitting at work, at school, or at home in front of a TV or computer screen. As parents, we can help our children build healthy habits by finding new ways to make fitness fun and get active.
  • outpatient_CDC
    05/25/2016 // Posted in
    Concentra  is one of 12 outpatient-focused professional organizations and 10 ambulatory health care systems selected by the CDC and The Joint Commission to participate n this initiative  
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    05/24/2016 // Posted in
    Cancer is more common now than it has ever been. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offer several tips for reducing your cancer risk.
  • diabetes_Newsroom
    05/23/2016 // Posted in
    According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), approximately 21 million Americans have diabetes. Diabetes is associated with many health problems, disability, and premature death.
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    05/19/2016 // Posted in

    The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and sometimes death.

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    05/17/2016 // Posted in
    Learn ways in which aerobic exercise can improve your physical fitness and enhance your health.
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    05/17/2016 // Posted in
    Recently, both the government and private organizations have become concerned with the way that patients are being treated for illness and injury. The data shows that there has been a swell of prescription pain medication use and abuse. 
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    05/17/2016 // Posted in
    Bisphenol A (BPA), is a chemical used in the production of some plastic products, including epoxy resins and polycarbonate plastics. Epoxy resins are used as coatings inside metal products such as food cans, bottle tops, and water pipes.
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    05/16/2016 // Posted in
    Depression affects more than 19 million Americans every year (almost 10% of the adult population). Depression can take different forms in different people, but it always causes suffering and decreases the person’s quality of life.
  • BMI_Newsroom
    05/12/2016 // Posted in
    Body Mass Index (BMI), is a number calculated using your weight and height. Your BMI estimates how much you should weigh based on your height. Knowing your BMI is a simple way to find out if your weight puts you at risk for health problems.
  • creating-a-safe-environment-when-you-face-high-employee-turn-over-Newsroom
    05/11/2016 // Posted in
    Businesses that exist in high-risk industries face unique occupational health challenges. New and inexperienced employees may be more prone to making dangerous errors that not only slow productivity, but can often result in expensive treatment, lost wages, and liability costs. 
  • high-blood-pressure-manage-Newsroom
    05/10/2016 // Posted in
    High blood pressure affects 1 in 3 Americans, and 24% meet the criteria for hypertension, or blood pressure greater than or equal to 140/90. The exact cause of high blood pressure is unknown.
  • Workers-Compensation-impact-economic-future-retail-restaurant-Newsroom
    05/10/2016 // Posted in
    When you rely on employees to work in your store or restaurant, even a small work-related injury can represent high costs and big delays in productivity. It can mean fewer customers are served and less revenue due to diminished manpower. But how can an injury impact your business financially? Read more
  • six-ways-to-secretly-help-your-team-be-healthier-Newsroom
    05/10/2016 // Posted in
    Employers and employees mutually benefit from good employee wellness strategies. Here are six ways to secretly start helping your team members become a little bit healthier. 
  • vaccine-travel-health-Newsroom
    05/10/2016 // Posted in
    The 2016 Summer Olympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro from August 5-21 and the Paralympic Games from September 7-18.  The majority of the events are in Rio de Janeiro, but soccer matches will also be played in Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Salvador and Manaus.
  • how-to-drive-employee_Newsroom
    05/09/2016 // Posted in
    Employee wellness programs are focused on encouraging healthy behavior and chronic disease prevention and management.  This can include smoking cessation programs, fitness classes, healthy eating options, and more. 
  • Injuries-in-retail-restaurant-Newsroom
    05/06/2016 // Posted in
    There are many more hazards that pose a threat to workers in the retail and restaurant industries, and Concentra can help you protect against them, and care for your employees in the event an injury occurs.