With busy schedules and kids who only fight mild colds occasionally, it can be easy to let well-child visits drop down the family to-do list. But scheduling an annual exam and discussion with your child's doctor can be incredibly helpful long-term.
Right after fighting a blaze, firefighters often feel the short-term effects of smoke and heat, such as dehydration, stinging eyes, congestion, and coughing. Most are also aware of longer-term difficulties like asthma and heart disease, but there are also some risks that may be unexpected. Continue reading for five that are more prevalent within the firefighter community when compared to the general population.
Few would be surprised to hear that stress is common in police work. One study in Frontiers in Psychology notes that 85 percent of officers surveyed showed signs of high operational stress levels, and 28 percent of those were considered in distress.
Are you looking to boost productivity for your employees? You can start by looking at your current perks or promotions to analyze how your wellness offerings are meeting employees' needs.
Your health is everything to us. That's why we wanted to learn more about how music can impact members’ physical and mental health. Continue reading for highlights from an in-depth conversation with Dr. Roberto Olivardia, Clinical Psychologist, and Clinical Associate at McLean Hospital, as he explains the health benefits of both listening to and playing music.