As many companies have seen over the past year, working remotely has many benefits. However, it can also come with drawbacks such as body aches, eye strain, mental fatigue, overloaded electrical outlets, cybersecurity threats, and even emotional exhaus…Read more.
Chronic diseases like diabetes can have a severe impact on an individual’s health, but can also have serious consequences for employers, as well. According to the World Health Organization, 8.5 percent of the world’s adults now have diabetes, nearly do…Read more.
From the February 2021 Mercy Occupational Medicine eNewsletter Many employers are starting to think about their policies regarding the Covid-19 vaccine and how that will affect their employees and work environment. Before settling on your company’s pol…Read more.
From the February 2021 Mercy Occupational Medicine eNewsletter Let’s face it, we’re all spending lots more time at our desks these days. Sitting at a desk for 8+ hours per day can cause strains of the neck, shoulders and lower back. However, incorporat…Read more.
Valentine’s Day isn’t the only reason for heart-shaped decor this month. February is American Heart Month — the more anatomically correct of the two February holidays — and Mercy Urgent Care wants to remind you to keep heart health in mind this month a…Read more.