health

Employee Health and Safety Should Be CSR Priorities

Replacing an employee costs 15 to 20 percent of his or her annual salary, on average. That’s a lot of money and shows…

Reports: Obamacare Repeal Could Kill Jobs, Hurt Local Economies

Repealing the Affordable Care Act without replacement could mean the loss of 2.6 million jobs (mostly in the private sector), say researchers.

House Republicans Announce Plans to Repeal Obamacare — But Can They Really Do It?

Last week, House Speaker Paul Ryan's office announced a Senate resolution to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Now, both critics and proponents of…

Year Four of the Flint Water Crisis: 600 Pipes Replaced, 29,400 To Go

At this rate, Flint's pipes -- and access to safe, potable water -- will not be restored until 2067.

This App Helps the World’s Largest Minority Group to Communicate and Thrive

Collectively, people with disabilities tend to experience greater degrees of workplace discrimination and economic hardship, especially when they can’t communicate orally. This app…

Chicago: Taking Tips from the Screwworm

As science and policy swirls around the introduction of sterile male mosquitoes to help eliminate the global scourge of malaria in some regions,…

LifeShare: Disrupting the Healthcare System for the Better

How do you make sure state healthcare services meet the needs of people with disabilities? If you're Josh and Rachel Boynton, you prepare…

Corporate Wellness Doesn’t Make Employees Healthier or Happier: Here’s How to Fix It

Too many companies think corporate wellness is all about gym memberships and free food. But they’re not actually doing enough to keep their…

Preventive Healthcare Initiatives and the Knowledge Gap

Costs are down (or even free) for preventative healthcare like birth control, mammograms and colonoscopies, but many Americans still don't take advantage. Can…

Why Women Still Face Barriers to Healthcare Coverage

While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded health insurance coverage to many previously uninsured women, troubling gaps still remain.

Workplace Well-Being: My Grandma Was Right About Health

Tim State of Humana explains how an employee well-being culture can result in improved health and drive a sustainable workforce.

Patient Education and Improving Access to Quality Healthcare

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, more Americans are insured now than ever before. But many newly-insured patients don't know enough about wellness…

Extended Stay America Offers Shelter to Cancer Patients

Through a new partnership with the American Cancer Society, Extended Stay America is making treatment a little easier for the millions of folks…

Ignoring Scientific Evidence, Consumers use Alternative Medicines at Their Own Risk

The complete lack of scientific evidence substantiating any health benefits is the reality of the homeopathic medicine industry, but the sector still reaps…

Millennials Push Fast Food Revenue Off a Cliff

McDonald's faces a stark reality: Only 1 out of 5 millennials have ever sampled the signature Big Mac. With the emergence of millennials…