5 Major Diseases Employers Should Address Now
Five noncommunicable diseases — heart disease, mental illness, cancer, respiratory disorders, and diabetes — will account for approximately 16 million premature deaths annually and an estimated cumulative loss of $47 trillion in economic activity worldwide over the next two decades. That’s according to a new report from the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Willis […]
Do they all have to be as bad as him to make it count?
Actor Emma Thompson, commenting that there are many more Harvey Weinsteins in Hollywood.
Number of Earth-like potentially habitable planets discovered orbiting a star just light 39 years away from our Sun
Do Fitness Wearables Work… At Work?
Do fitness wearables in the workplace really work? This was the question posed in a recent article in the Chicago Tribune. Even as more employers are offering fitness wearables to their employees, the article pointed out that it remains to be seen how effective they are at helping them achieve better health outcomes or reduce […]
We hold, based on constitutional history… and longstanding practice, that a State may draw its legislative districts based on total population.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on SCOTUS decision regarding “one person, one vote.”
Getting Your Boss Fired
In a word, don’t. The reality is that your boss simply has more leverage than you do. He or she has a direct line to the management level above you. Your chances of winning are slim. And, if your boss is simply awful and a coward, trying to get him or her fired is a waste […]
Percent of current Obamacare enrollees predicted not to re-enroll in 2015, citing “higher prices for health plans”
When Maya Angelou Had Dinner at Our House
It was 1974. It was a different world. It was when books were – well books. She had come to speak at a book and author luncheon. Another speaker that day was my mother, Lois Wyse, who had just written her first novel: The Rosemary Touch. As a teenage boy, I was fulfilling my obligation, and went […]
Adam Silver & Alan Mulally
Adam Silver became commissioner of the National Basketball Association on February 1, 2014 succeeding David Stern. It was a passing of the baton that was not a defining moment. Silver’s defining moment, as we all know came on April 29, 2014, when he banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the NBA for life. […]
“Already Large Enough”
During an interview with Lisa Zamosky, WebMD’s health care reform expert, President Obama said the pool of 4.2 million people who have enrolled in health plans on the federal exchanges was “already large enough.” Large enough for what, you ask? The answer: large enough to spread risk and cost, and ensure the stability of the […]