1. Healthier Employees Are Socially Connected

    The Mayo Clinic has advised that people with strong social connections are generally healthier. They have reduced risk of depression, high blood pressure and being over weight. This is important because healthier employees have so many benefits, including having higher work performance, fewer sick d…Read More

  2. Happiness in the Workplace

    Happiness is one of the most overlooked aspects of health and well-being. Relationships are crucial to our happiness. Are you building friendships with those you work with, who work for you, or who you work for? Visit us at SelfCare for HealthCare™ to learn how you can improve your relationships …Read More

  3. Goat yoga and many more

    There must a Yoga for you. Recently one of my Selfcare for Healthcare hospitals sent me a photo of their department doing Goat yoga--I had never even heard of it, and begin exploring this Goat yoga on the internet. I came to learn there are too many forms of Yoga to name. With so many Yoga options o…Read More

  4. Build Teams By Eating Together

    In my last video I spoke about the wide-reaching effects that good social connectedness can have on our overall health. Build stronger relationship with friends and co-workers alike by sharing a meal together--this truly can be one of THE best ways to develop those connections.…Read More

  5. Night Shift Nurses Have Increased Risk of Cancer

    Female nurses who work frequent night shifts may be at greater risk for certain cancers, according to a new study published a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Chinese researchers compared data from 61 studies, from more than 114,000 cancer cases and more than 3.9 million p…Read More

  6. How to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

    A large new study from the American Cancer Society inventoried risk factors for various types of cancer. The findings shed much-needed light on the numbers of cancers that could be prevented by making the necessary lifestyle changes. The new research examined a total of 1,570,975 cancer cases, 587…Read More

  7. Why Employee Engagement is the Answer

    Better employee engagement can improve hospital performance, according to a new Advisory Board study. For the study, researchers used Advisory Board Survey Solutions data, which included responses from more than one million respondents from hundreds of hospitals. The study found that every 1 perce…Read More

  8. Women, Walk Your Way to Health

    In a new study of 17,000 women, those who walked briskly for an average of nearly 70 minutes daily had up to a 70% lower risk of death compared to the least active women who moved just 8 minutes a day. The study also found the benefits were significant mainly for women who participated in moderate t…Read More

  9. Sleep Study Alarms for Employers

    Forty-three percent of working Americans don’t receive enough sleep each night, and 76% say that they feel tired at work, reports a survey by the National Safety Council. Sleep is one of the three pillars of living a healthy lifestyle, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Seven or …Read More

  10. Nurses in Poorer Health 71% More Likely for Medical Errors

    Years of research has shown that depression among registered nurses is extremely common. In fact, RNs suffer from depression at nearly twice the rate of people in other professions. Now, new research is linking this depression to a significant uptick in medical errors. The study, published in the…Read More