Monthly Archives: January 2014

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A Super Recipe For The Super Bowl

By | January 31st, 2014|Nutrition|

The Super Bowl weekend is soon to arrive and many of you will be starting to think what you will be preparing for your football party. Why not try an alternative healthy twist on a tradition football snack. Buffalo Cauliflower Bites will satisfy the craving for Buffalo Wings but is a healthier option! Have a safe, happy and healthy Super Bowl Sunday!

Occupational Medical Consulting Welcomes New Sales and Marketing Director

By | January 30th, 2014|OMC News|

Occupational Medical Consulting, LLC located in Leeds, Maine is pleased to announce that Jeff Whitaker has joined OMC’s team as the Sales and Marketing Director. Jeff joins OMC having enjoyed a career in Sales and Marketing since 1978 with assignments in multiple industries and markets. He is a graduate of the Bates College in Lewiston Maine majoring in Biology with a concentration in Economics. Jeff’s passion for wellness is based upon his life-long philosophy that [...]

OMC Health Coach Presents at the Wellness Council of Androscoggin County Breakfast

By | January 28th, 2014|Health Coaches, OMC News|

One of OMC's Health Coaches gave a very engaging and informative presentation today at the Wellness Council of Androscoggin County Breakfast on "Incorporating Wellness into Your Company Culture." He touched upon how to get through and communicate to your population, motivating your people and how to inspire participation.

A Healthy Game Plan for your Super Bowl Sunday

By | January 27th, 2014|Exercise|

By Bethany St. John With over 100 million people watching the Super Bowl in 2013 it is no surprise that it is one of American’s favorite days of the year. For many of us the Super Bowl consists of traditions that include watching the big game with friends and family along with enjoying all of our favorite (not always healthy) Super Bowl snacks & treats. In fact, Super Bowl Sunday is America’s second largest food [...]

Do You Speak and Write Fluently in Spanish? OMC May Have A Position For You!

By | January 22nd, 2014|OMC News|

  Occupational Medical Consulting, LLC. is looking for a Health Coach to assist in delivering our Wellness Works program. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to assist in providing one-on-one at risk health behavior change interventions with participants utilizing OMC’s web-based software tools at employer job sites. Good communications and administrative skills are required as this position will serve as a liaison between OMC and a major client. Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office [...]

Occupational Medical Consulting Welcomes New Health Coach

By | January 14th, 2014|Health Coaches, OMC News|

Occupational Medical Consulting, LLC located in Leeds, Maine is pleased to announce Rachel Jensen as OMC’s newest Florida Health Coach. Rachel Jensen is a 2013 graduate of the University Wisconsin, Stevens Point with a Bachelors of Science in Health Promotion and Wellness. She has knowledge in the wellness field with a focus on health promotion, health education, lunch and learns, wellness blogging and health screenings. Rachel is very excited to become an OMC health coach and [...]

What Is Motivational Interviewing?

By | January 13th, 2014|Motivational Interviewing|

By Erik Gordon It is not uncommon for healthcare professionals to want to promote change within patients or clients. In fact, most health care professionals have entered their field of specialty with the intent of helping others. Direction and prescription have become the default method of treatment and while those methods aren't necessarily wrong, they are not the only way to be an effective provider, coach, or clinician.  Motivational Interviewing is a particular type of client-centered, guided conversation [...]

Ask the Doctor: How Can I Get That Elusive Good Night’s Sleep?

By | January 3rd, 2014|Ask an Expert, Disease Management|

Our Western lifestyle affects a number of health factors, one of the most important of which is sleep. Poor nutrition and eating habits, alcohol and drug use, shift work, evening habits, exercise (or the lack of it), TV and electronic devices, busy schedules, and stress all work against us getting the restorative sleep we need. Nearly all disease states are affected by lack of sleep. Health can be defined not just as the absence of [...]