Extreme Weather

Press Release: 33% of US Workforce Use Prescription Pain Medications per Integrated Benefits Institute Opioid & Pain Management Study

Apr 18, 2019|

Findings indicate growing crisis with pain in the workforce; millennials and males have greatest problematic use SAN FRANCISCO – April 18, 2019 – Chronic pain is a contributing factor to the deadly opioid epidemic and compounding this tragedy is its toll on worker’s daily lives. Use of prescription pain medications are associated with approximately [...]

Press Release: Integrated Benefits Institute Analysis Links Extreme Weather to Mental Health Disability Claims

Feb 6, 2019|

Polar vortex and other severe weather events can disrupt business operations through disability leaves from work, with mental health of specific concern SAN FRANCISCO – Feb. 6, 2019 – The business disruptions from extreme weather events linked to climate change – such as January’s polar vortex that gripped much of the nation – may [...]