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Psoriatic Arthritis and Disability: All Your Questions, Answered!

If your PsA symptoms are so severe that it’s difficult to keep working, you may want to apply for disability benefits. Start here, with this basic guide to the often-confusing process.

By Amy Marturana Winderl
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Think Listening to Music Will Boost Creativity? Not So Fast

Music and creativity go together like Simon and Garfunkel – or Jay and Bey, depending on your generation. Or… maybe not.

By Lara DeSanto
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The Magic of 20 Minutes of Exercise

We’ve got some especially good news if you’re stuck in a chair all day for work (or if you just really, really like TV).

By Lara DeSanto
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Do Workplace Wellness Programs Really Work?

If your employer is pushing you to eat better and exercise more, you’re not alone — workplace wellness programs are hugely popular these days. But a new study aimed to determine whether they’re actually worthwhile.

By Lara DeSanto
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Stand Up, Sit Down at the Office for Better Health

Desks that allow employees who work on computers to stand as well as sit throughout the day — sit-stand work stations — can improve health and job performance.

By Diane Domina
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5 Smart Strategies for Buying Health Insurance

Marketplaces open Nov. 1. Prices in many states will be different than last year, but be careful. You could end up with a premium hike or miss out on a bargain.

By Nancy Metcalf
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Battling Anxiety at Work: A Change in Perception

If you can’t change your situation, it might be time to change your perception. For some people, stress at work drives them to work harder and meet deadlines. But stress can cause other people to feel overwhelmed – lowering their productivity as well ...

By Eileen Bailey
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14 Ways to Get Moving At Work

Sitting at a desk all day can wreak havoc on our health - so get moving around the office!

By Amy Hendel, P.A.