Straight From The Source Blog by Higginbotham Insurance

Workplace wellness: Connect the dots, lower your risk

April 09 , 2015

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It’s no secret that healthy people make healthier employees. They’re absent less often, they’re more productive, they file fewer workers’ comp claims and they cost companies less. Since your employees are your most critical investment, keeping them healthy should be a top priority.

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Takeaway from the Ebola crisis: Don’t be caught off guard

November 05 , 2014


When the Ebola outbreak in the West African country of Guinea hit the news back in December 2013, it was a distant problem in a distant country. Then came the case of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian national who was diagnosed with the Ebola virus at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas in September 2014.

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Make breast cancer awareness part of workplace wellness

October 08 , 2014


The season of pink is upon us again! October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and thousands of businesses and employees will take part in awareness campaigns.

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Affordable Care Act's new wellness program guidelines

February 25 , 2014

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Earlier this month, we shared ideas for heart health wellness programs in honor of Heart Health Month. And today, we’re continuing the wellness conversation by alerting you to new proposed rules in the Affordable Care Act that may help you launch a highly effective wellness program in 2014.

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Wellness programs for better heart health

February 13 , 2014

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Hearts aren't just for Valentines Day. They're in focus all month long.

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? February is Heart Health Month, a national observance meant to increase the awareness of heart disease. This is an important aspect of health risk management as many people in the workforce have heart disease or are at risk for heart disease and may not even know it. Complications from heart disease can lead to medical claims and sometimes catastrophic medical events such as strokes or heart attacks.

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