Halloween Won’t be Scary with these Festive Safety Tips

Farmington, CT (October 30, 2017) – Lose the tricks and keep Halloween a treat. Halloween is a fun-filled holiday where treats are unlimited and so are the potential costume ideas. According to the National Safety Council, 89% of kids participate in Halloween activities and of those children, 73% actually go door-to-door. While trick-or-treating is a fun activity, even the biggest monster …

How to Address Workplace Bullying

Farmington, CT (October 11, 2017) – Unfortunately the school yard or playground aren’t going to be the only places you can spot a bully. Sadly, childhood bullies often grow into adult bullies, bringing their destructive tendencies into the workplace, affecting workplace culture and overall productivity. In fact, 60 million Americans are affected by workplace bullying, according to the Workplace Bullying …

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Defying the Substance Use Disorder Odds

While a pregnancy announcement is generally a joyous moment, Sara’s* multidisciplinary Care Managers got the baby blues before she could even start dreaming up nursery designs. They were deeply concerned when they learned the 30-year old Medicaid member was a struggling addict and not only expecting, but expecting twins. Her pregnancy was going to be far from normal. She was …

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Defining Health in the Digital Age

In an office environment, it can be difficult for employees to squeeze in enough physical fitness throughout the day. This often leads to a sedentary, unhealthy lifestyle. Studies suggest that sitting for prolonged periods of time is linked to issues like obesity, high blood sugar, and abnormal cholesterol levels ― increasing the risk of death from cardiovascular disease and cancer.1 …

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Real-Life Solutions to Helping Foster Care Families

There are over 427,000 children in foster care in the United States1. Envolve PeopleCareTM is working to bring stability to foster children through partnership with states to redesign and improve the systems that serve children in foster care. In other words, Envolve PeopleCare offers the vital support for those who need it most. This was the assistance Carrie* offered to …

On.Demand: Diabetes Management Around the Clock

When holiday weekends roll around, people are busy finalizing plans for upcoming celebrations; the furthest thing on anyone’s mind is finding last-minute healthcare. Fortunately for participant Sofia,* the On.Demand diabetes management program played a key role in helping save her life when she was experiencing a high blood sugar reading. She received an intervention from Katie,* an Envolve PeopleCare health …

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The Consequences of Gary’s Secondhand Tobacco Smoke

Smoking costs the United States billions each year. In healthcare alone, $170 billion is spent on medical expenses1. Although the number of smokers has declined, tobacco industries are vamping up advertising efforts by $25 million a day to try and keep smokers hooked and to draw in new customers – leaving health care companies to clean up the pieces1. Nearly …