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The cost of pain, innovative adults and more
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More than
of adults have had an idea for a new innovation or product.
SOURCE: Staples Inc.

of consumers prefer to contact companies about customer-service issues by phone; only
prefer e-mail.
SOURCE: Harris Interactive for RightNow Technologies Inc.

of workers say health insurance is the most important employee benefit;
of small-business owners say medical costs are a major problem for their company.
SOURCE: Small Business Digest; Employee Benefit Research Institute

Worker pain costs employers an estimated
SOURCE: AdvancePCS Center for Work and Health

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