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Responding to Workplace Injuries

Posted 2/2/2018 by UHBlog

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As an employer, it is important to understand how to document and report workplace injuries, as well as helping to prevent them in the first place.

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Narcan on Hand?

Posted 2/1/2018 by UHBlog

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In the midst of a growing opioid crisis, many employers are choosing to have the overdose-reversing drug Narcan on hand at the workplace.

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5 Healthy Habits for Seniors

Posted 1/31/2018 by UHBlog

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As we get older it’s important to maintain good health practices or even create new ones.

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Healthy Hearts

Posted 1/30/2018 by UHBlog

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Help your employees develop heart-healthy habits by encouraging them to eat health, exercise and quit smoking.

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Waist Not, Want Not

Posted 1/29/2018 by UHBlog

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Rising obesity rates in the U.S. means expanding waistlines – which can be an indicator of potential health risks.

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Benefits of Bone Broth

Posted 1/26/2018 by UHBlog

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One of the latest health food crazes is bone broth. Learn about the potential health benefits and how to make it at home.

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5 Things You Need to Know about HPV

Posted 1/25/2018 by UHBlog

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HPV, or human papillomavirus, is the most common sexually transmitted disease, yet there are still many misconceptions surrounding the virus.

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Drug Testing 101

Posted 1/24/2018 by UHBlog

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Learn the basics about drug testing for your employees.

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Your Personal Health Record

Posted 1/22/2018 by UHBlog

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The MyUHCare Personal Health Record makes it easier for you to access and manage your health care right from your computer or phone.

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Healing Heels

Posted 1/19/2018 by UHBlog

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Sharp persistent heel pain can be a sign of plantar fasciitis. Find out what causes this painful condition and how it can be treated.

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The HPV Vaccine

Posted 1/18/2018 by UHBlog

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The HPV vaccine can help prevent certain cancers and other diseases. Learn more about this vaccine and why your child should get it.

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Recovering From a Heart Attack

Posted 1/17/2018 by UHBlog

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Rehab after a heart attack or other cardiac episode is key to both recovery and preventing future problems.

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13 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted 1/15/2018 by UHBlog

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Forgetfulness, confusion and social withdrawal of just a few examples of early warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Go Heavy or Go Home

Posted 1/12/2018 by UHBlog

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Weight training is not just for the guys; women can benefit from strength training as well.

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Tonsil Time

Posted 1/11/2018 by UHBlog

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Removing the tonsils may be an option if your child has recurrent throat infections or sleep problems.

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Feeling Sluggish?

Posted 1/10/2018 by UHBlog

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Thyroid imbalance symptoms can include fatigue, weight changes and even depression. Learn about potential treatments for thyroid disorders.

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Tackling Multitasking

Posted 1/8/2018 by UHBlog

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In today’s busy world, multitasking seems unavoidable, but it can also lead to unhealthy stress. Learn how to deal with the demands while keeping your sanity.

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Get the Most Out of Your Home Gym

Posted 1/5/2018 by UHBlog

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Workout equipment for your home doesn’t have to be elaborate or expensive. Get some home gym tips from an expert.

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Second Chances

Posted 1/1/2018 by UHBlog

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After beating cancer as a young adult, Jennifer Giesel supports young patients throughout their cancer experience.

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Good Food Found Lacking in Kids’ Diets

Posted 1/1/2018 by Janet Kramer, MPH, RDN, LD
Clinical Dietitian, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

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Many young children aren’t being exposed to the foods that will set them on a healthy path – especially fruits and vegetables.

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Grade School Bullying Can Lead to High School Substance Abuse

Posted 1/1/2018 by Kimberly Burkhart, PhD
Pediatric Psychologist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

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School bullying is a serious problem that affects as many as one in three children in the U.S. New research links early childhood bullying to an increased risk for substance abuse in high school.

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For Love of the Game: How to Help Your Child Choose a Sport

Posted 1/1/2018 by Susannah Briskin, MD
Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

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Here’s how you can help your kids find the sports that speak to them.

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What to Expect from High-Risk Pregnancy Care

Posted 1/1/2018 by Ellie Ragsdale, MD
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, UH MacDonald Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

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If you’re a mother-to-be whose pregnancy isn’t routine, your doctor or nurse-midwife may refer you to a maternal-fetal medicine specialist (MFM) for extra care.

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Manage Your Child’s Health, Anytime

Posted 1/1/2018 by UHBlog

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Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, the University Hospitals MyUHCare Personal Health Record (PHR) allows you to receive lab and radiology results, email a doctor, refill a prescription, request or change appointments and so much more – all from the comfort of home or on the go, available 24/7.

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Cold or Flu? Here’s How to Tell

Posted 1/1/2018 by UHBlog

Cold or Flu? Here’s How to Tell.

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Watch Out for These 4 Holiday Choking Hazards

Posted 1/1/2018 by UHBlog

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Watch out for these potential choking hazards.

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Cotton Swabs Linked to Child Ear Injuries

Posted 1/1/2018 by Jay Shah, MD
Pediatric Otolaryngologist, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

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A common cleaning method – scrubbing inside the ear with a cotton swab – could be doing more harm than good.

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New Advice on Preventing SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths

Posted 1/1/2018 by UHBlog

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Taking these precautions can also help keep your baby safe.

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No Pain, No Gain

Posted 12/29/2017 by UHBlog

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Separate fact from myth when it comes to post-workout muscle soreness.

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A Stress-Free Start To The New Year

Posted 12/28/2017 by UHBlog

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Make reducing stress for your employees a priority in the New Year.

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Chair Yoga

Posted 12/27/2017 by UHBlog

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Chair yoga can be a great way for people with physical limitations or other health issues to safely improve strength and flexibility.

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New Year, New You

Posted 12/26/2017 by UHBlog

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Ring in the New Year by ridding yourself of negative self-talk and setting attainable goals.

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Sore Point: Dealing with Back Pain

Posted 12/22/2017 by UHBlog

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Back pain is one of the most common complaints but fortunately in most cases treatment can be simple and effective.

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Avoiding the Junk Food Trap

Posted 12/21/2017 by UHBlog

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Take aim at childhood obesity by substituting healthy snacks for junk food.

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Knee and Hip Arthritis

Posted 12/20/2017 by UHBlog

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Knee and hip pain can be treated using a variety of methods, from medication and injections to joint replacement surgery.

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The Diabetes Epidemic

Posted 12/19/2017 by UHBlog

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The diabetes epidemic in this country is growing; fortunately, prevention and control can help lessen the risk of developing serious complications.

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Better Than Burpees

Posted 12/18/2017 by UHBlog

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Learn about some high-intensity exercises that are good alternatives to the dreaded burpee.

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Safe Snow Play in the Winter

Posted 12/15/2017 by UHBlog

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Playing outdoors can be a great way to keep kids active this winter, as long as you take the proper safety precautions.

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Occupational Health vs ER vs Urgent Care

Posted 12/14/2017 by UHBlog

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An occupational health program can save employers both time and money when it comes to work-related illnesses and injuries.

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5 Signs of Osteoporosis

Posted 12/13/2017 by UHBlog

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Learn about the early warning signs of osteoporosis and about ways to help keep your bones healthy and strong.

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7 Ways Music Affects Your Brain

Posted 12/12/2017 by UHBlog

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Listening to music releases chemicals in the brain that can promote both mental and physical well-being.

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3 Ways to Protect Knees

Posted 12/11/2017 by UHBlog

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Knee injuries are common among athletes both young and old. Find out how you can prevent wear and tear on your joints.

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Signs Your Child Has ADHD

Posted 12/7/2017 by UHBlog

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Attention issues and impulse control are classic signs that a child may have ADHD. Learn about other behaviors that may signal a problem.

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‘ACHOO!’

Posted 12/6/2017 by UHBlog

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Colds are mainly mild viruses that go away on their own in a few days, but a lingering cold may require a trip to the doctor.

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8 Reasons You’re Peeing So Much

Posted 12/5/2017 by UHBlog

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Find yourself taking frequent trips to bathroom? Here are some potential culprits.

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