The Baltimore Sun
: Keeping Company Executives Healthy
At least once a year, executives from Ciena Corp. spend a day at Johns Hopkins University getting poked and prodded as they undergo tests for a barrage of potential ailments, from anemia to prostate cancer. They aren't necessarily feeling ill or showing any symptoms. In fact, the executives of Linthicium-based Ciena are often healthy — and their company wants to keep it that way. The $2,000-per-person prices for these full-body examinations are considered an essential corporate expense (Walker, 2/6).
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