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Avoiding Unfair Disparate Discrimination of Older Workers with FFD Testing – The Role of Ergonomics in the PDV Process

By Richard W. Bunch, PhD, PT, CBES and Trevor Bardarson, PT, OCS, CBES The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was created in the United States to help ensure older employees (age 40 or older) are not discriminated against in…

Preventing Diabetes

Article attributable to Al Sears MD ( www.alsearsmd.com ) What is Type II Diabetes Mellitis? Type II Diabetes, also known as diabetes mellitus is a problem with your body that causes blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise higher than normal….

Cutting You Chances of Getting Cancer: A British Expert’s Advice

Written and authored by Anna Magee for Healthista Published: 04:01 EST, 21 September 2016 | Updated: 15:14 EST, 21 September 2016 Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3798724/How-cut-chances-getting-cancer-Expert-reveals-8-proven-ways-help-protect-against-deadly-disease.html#ixzz4KzTxO9K1 Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook Key Take-Aways:Lifestyle changes could prevent 40 per…

The Use of Exoskeleton Technology

The future is here. If you have seen the movie, Iron Man, the title character wears an exoskeleton that enables him to become a super human. In the movie, Aliens II, the title character uses a robotic exoskeleton in an…

Wellness Tip: Smart Approaches to Improving Memory and Cognition

Do you find you are losing or misplacing your car keys and eye glasses more often and that some days you feel like you are in a mental fog? Concerned about dementia setting in? Although there can be age-related memory…

EEOC v Oilfield Instrumentation – The Importance of Using Proper ADA-Compliant Fit-for-Duty Testing

In the case, EEOC v Oilfield Instrumentation, an oilfield services company was found to be non-compliant with Title I of the ADA. In this case an occupational medical physician conducted a post-offer physical examination of a person following the interview…

Wellness Tip – The Real Impact of Exercise

More and more research each year indicates that the most effective way to improve quality of life and duration of life is exercise. In 2011, a research group headed by Tarnopolsky studied mice having a genetic disease that caused premature…

Ginger – A Natural Substitute for a Baby Aspirin?

Natural Medicine Tip Daily intake of baby aspirin is commonly recommended to help prevent heart disease and even reduce the risk of cancer. Although aspirin is one of the safest over-the-counter drugs, it still has potential side effects such as…

Ergonomics: Case Study to Reduce Ergonomics-related Injuries & MSDs

Ergonomics-related injuries, including musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) caused by repetitive strains, continue to be a serious problem for employers. Ergonomics-related injuries account for more than a third of all workplace injuries involving missed work time, with an average absence of nine…

Wellness: Want to Lose Weight

…and Eat Healthier for the New Year? Here’s Tips on How to Increase Your Chances of Success Happy New Year from the entire WorkSaver Staff! It is well known that most people enter a new year with good intentions to…

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