Monthly Archives: March 2017

4 Countries Added to Zika Virus Travel Notice List

Four countries have been added to the list of regions affected by the Zika virus. Level-2 notices advising travelers to“practice enhanced precautions” were issued March 10 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Angola, Guinea-Bissau, the Maldives and the Solomon Islands. The Zika virus is spread by mosquitoes. The best way to […]

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Fear Of Firing: a Predictive Factor in Return to Work

Posted by Jeffrey Jacobs, M.D., M.P.H. Employees who are afraid they will get fired appear to be less likely than non-fearful employees to return to work after reporting a work-related injury, according to data presented last week at the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute’s Annual Issues and Research Conference in Boston. In a 15-state study, the institute found […]

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