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Monthly Archives: April 2019

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Food Safety Month

Let’s face it…most of us love to eat, but no one wants to get sick from it.  There is always a risk of getting a foodborne illness whether you’re eating at home or in a restaurant. What foods are most associated with foodborne illness? Raw or undercooked foods such as raw or rare meat and… Read More

Global Employee Health & Fitness Month

As national healthcare costs increase, many employers are looking to reduce healthcare costs and increase their bottom-line. In many instances, healthcare costs are linked to chronic disease and obesity related diseases. Nationwide, obesity related healthcare claims account for $147 billion (and rising) dollars of our healthcare costs. This amount does not include the amount of dollars… Read More

Get Vaccinated. Stop Measles.

Get the facts: Did you know 626 cases of measles have been confirmed in 22 states between January 1 and April 19 in 2019? The states that have reported cases to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas, and… Read More

Test Your Drinking Water

Did you know, in Michigan, the Safe Drinking Water Act does not regulate private wells that serve less than 25 people? This means that it is up to the private well owner to make sure the drinking water is safe. Clean drinking water is essential to our health. However, water can become contaminated with bacteria… Read More