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Companies with Award-Winning Health Programs Beat the S&P 500

Wall Street investors take note: stock in companies recognized for outstanding employee health and wellness programs outperforms the Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500 Index, according to three studies in the January Journal of Occupational and...
5-Jan-2016 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

State Workers' Compensation Policies Affect Costs and Disability Time

Certain workers' compensation (WC) policies explain much of the state-level variation in costs and outcomes of claims for low back pain (LBP), reports a study in the December Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication...
1-Dec-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Feeling Emotionally Attached to Work Leads to Improved Well-Being

Workers who feel emotionally attached to and identify with their work have better psychological well-being, reports a study in the November Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of...
20-Oct-2015 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Focus on Well-Being Improves Worker Health While Lowering Costs

One company's program to improve employee well-being led to improvements in worker health and productivity while decreasing health care costs, reports a case study in the October Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official...
23-Sep-2015 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Program to Reduce Work-Family Conflict Pays for Itself

An effective program to reduce work-family conflict (WFC) leads to reduced turnover and other cost savings for employers, reports a study in the September Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American...
21-Aug-2015 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Job Strain Linked to Increased Sick Leave Due to Mental Disorders

Workers with high job demands and job strain are at increased risk of sick leave due to mental disorders, reports a study in the August Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational...
16-Jul-2015 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'Farm-to-Table' Model Shows Occupational Health Risks in Food Industry

Workers involved in nearly every step of the modern food industry are at increased risk of occupational illness/injury and death, compared to other industries, reports a study in the July Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official...
16-Jun-2015 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Investing in Community Health—What's the Business Case?

Corporate leaders understand that investing in healthier communities can be good business, but need help in developing and implementing their community health strategy, according to a special article in the May Journal of Occupational and...
8-May-2015 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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