Fed initiative to reimagine, reframe workforce development efforts
The Federal Reserve System has announced a new initiative intended to invest in America’s workforce and improve outcomes for both employers and workers. To introduce the Investing in America’s Workforce initiative, the System released a new report analyzing information from nearly 1,000 leaders in the field to identify the current state of the field, important challenges, and strategies for improving items such as human capital, access to jobs, and innovative funding for workforce development programs. Examples of promising strategies identified include: a more effective use of sector strategies; expanding apprenticeships and other work-based training models; increased coordination among service providers; and, changes in employer behavior to improve job access and quality, such as more training options…
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
House panel approve bill to let pharmacists write prescriptions, over doctors' objections
A bill that would allow pharmacists to administer tests for things like strep, flu and tuberculosis, as well as allow them to prescribe certain medications, narrowly cleared a House committee this morning.
3 Tips for Getting “High Risk” Life Insurance
If life insurance wasn't a priority before, it will become one if your health declines. The combination of realizing the most important people in your life are financially dependent on you and you are no longer invincible is a wake-up call for many.Most consumers with health issues admit that getting life insurance while they were young and healthy was always a thought, but nothing ever pushed them to pursue it until now. No one likes to think about their untimely passing, but having a health condition prompts the thought of “If something happened to me, would my family be okay?” The harsh reality is when these health complications arise, it becomes a challenge to find affordable…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Supplemental Health Insurance 101
Supplemental health insurance is used to fill any coverage holes left by a health insurance plan. Learn more in this comprehensive guide.
Sign up for the Provo Bike Challenge!
May is National Bike Month. If you’ve been looking for a good reason to park your car and take your bike instead – this is it! Monday, May 1, 2017 through Wednesday, May 31, 2017 is the third annual Provo Bike Challenge. Whether you are a current bicyclist or a new rider this event is for you! Make …
How to Trust God With Your Decisions and Stop Looking for Neon Signs From Above
Decision making is no fun. Especially when the decisions we’re struggling with could have life changing or drastic repercussions, or at a minimum have lots of pros and cons to consider. That’s why in my Proverbs 31 devotion running today, I shared about being frustrated with having so many important decisions to make, and how I …
Preventive dental care translates to long-term savings
Employer groups with higher utilization of preventive dental care over a six-year period experienced an 86% reduction in the use of major dental services.