September 2013

businesshealth® e-news
September 2013 vol. 9-4

In This Issue

This Just in ... Walking is Good for You! - In an era of high-tech solutions, research confirms that walking has long-term health benefits. When it comes to measuring and promoting walking in the workplace, however, technology may be leading the way.  Read More »
Let the Competition Begin... - Do you have a Great Place to Work? According to the Great Place to Work Institute, the essential measure of whether your company is a great workplace is whether your employees say it is. What do your employees say and how does your company compare with others in Canada and around the world? You can find out by entering the annual Great Place to Work (GPTW) competition. Nominations for 2014 close October 31, 2013. Read More »
Psoriasis – A Look below the Surface - October 29 is World Psoriasis Day, a global event that sets out to give an international voice to the more than 125 million people around the world who suffer from psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. Yes, psoriasis is more than the skin condition that seems forever associated with the cute advertising phrase of the 1960s, “the heartbreak of psoriasis.” It is a serious illness that has devastating effects on quality of life and work productivity. Read More »
Wellness Gaps Affect the Bottom Line - The 2013 Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey, Merging Pathways to Sustainable Health, opens with a call for “closer, more transparent collaboration between all stakeholders.” Survey findings highlight unsettling gaps in wellness understanding that must be closed before more effective collaboration can lead the way to sustainable health. Read More »
Leading the Way to Better Mental Health - Can you envision a psychologically healthy and safe workplace? How would it function and how would it be sustained? Canada’s new voluntary standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace was developed to help organizations strive toward a vision and embark on a journey of continuous improvement. Read More »
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