Canadian employers face many threats to their bottom line: global competition, an aging workforce, disruptive technologies and more. Perhaps it isn’t surprising, then, that the potential impact of rising drug costs doesn’t get the attention those who track these trends feel it merits. But to attract skilled employees – the foundation of competitive success – employers know they must offer competitive benefits.
For some, allergies disappear when the snow starts falling and pollen production has stopped. But for others, it’s just another season of itchy, watery eyes and irritated throat and nasal passages. And, what’s the cause? Indoor allergens.
Indoor allergens are dust, dust mites, pet dander and indoor mold. As we spend more time indoors hiding from the cold weather, less natural air flows through your home to help remove these allergens, which can cause allergy symptoms.
International Men’s Day, celebrated annually November 19, is a day dedicated to men and their health.
In the face of a rapidly changing pharmacy landscape, many plan sponsors are struggling to maintain the valued drug benefit they offer their employees.
Acute pain can save a life by alerting us to injury and help us recover by forcing us to protect the injured area. But chronic pain – the kind that continues after injuries have healed or is caused by other nervous system disorders – can lead to a life that many of those who suffer say doesn’t feel like it’s worth living at all.