New Jersey Expands Its Paid Family Leave Insurance Program

On February 19, 2019, New Jersey governor Phil Murphy signed into law significant enhancements to the state’s Family Leave Insurance (NJ FLI) and Temporary Disability (NJ TDB) laws. Here are the highlights of the changes that employers and leave administrators will need to know. NJ FLI Entitlement Doubled Beginning July 1, 2020, eligible employees will be … Continued

Attitudes, Skills, & Use of Evidence-Based Medicine

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is when providers integrate current research with their clinical expertise and patients’ values into medical decision-making.1 EBM has five basic components: (1) developing a clinical question, (2) finding the best available research addressing the clinical problem, (3) critically appraising the evidence for validity, impact, and usefulness, (4) applying the results in a … Continued

Cancer: The Common Thread

World Cancer Day may fall on February 4th this year, but with a lifetime risk of cancer affecting 1 in 5 men and 1 in 6 women, cancer is a daily experience for many.1 Cancer is the second most common cause of mortality in the world,2 and it seems to be everywhere: Who among us … Continued