The Cost of Employee Fitness: Do Financial Incentives Make Cents?

Victor Tringali, MS, CSCS, *D - in Worksite Wellness

Physical activity is associated with improved health and can help mitigate or delay the onset of many diseases, including types of cancer, coronary artery disease, high cholesterol, hypertension, and osteoarthritis while improving quality of life in healthy…

Interview with a Wellness Manager, Sapoznik Insurance

Jenny Dodson-Jenkins - in Corporate Wellness Interviews

The Corporate Health & Wellness Association recently sat down with Rodica Charles who is the wellness manager at Sapoznik Insurance.  She has shared her philosophy about being a wellness professional, her strategy to ensure her clients are well-served,…

Sleep: An Important Concern for Health and Productivity at Work

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Sleep

The effects of sleep on health and productivity are often underestimated, yet sleep deprivation remains a substantial risk factor for decreased workplace productivity, work errors, as well as occupational injuries which cost employers billions of dollars every…

Strategies to Tackle Workplace Tobacco Use

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Tobacco use is a public health problem worldwide, being a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease and cancer which are the leading causes of death worldwide. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tobacco smoking remains…

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One Elementary School is Changing Where Wellness Starts: Allamanda “Healthyville”

Brandon Fertig, Managing Editor, Corporate Wellness Magazine - in News & Insights

In Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, one elementary school is paving the way for the future of health and wellness in school districts across the nation. Allamanda Elementary School is pioneering programs to improve the lives of students and families – programs…

Why Companies Are Embracing Corporate Mindfulness

Anne Krog Iversen, Chief DNA & Culture Officer at TimeXtender - in Others

Let’s face it. We want the best for both our company and our employees. Our employees are truly the essence of what makes a company thrive. Sure, strategic management, business practices, and innovation are all drivers for helping a company to flourish through…

Setting the Record Straight – Genomic VS Genetic Test Results

Roberta L. Kline, MD FACOG and Joe R. Veltmann, FAAIM DCCN - in Genomics

Genoma International is pleased to present a series of four articles for corporate executives, medical and HR directors who are considering or interested in providing genomic testing to your employees and have concerns, might be confused or need clarity about…

Seven Tips for Promoting a Healthy Spring

Matthew Szenderski, Health Management Specialist, Keenan - in Features

Believe it or not, it’s already the month of May! Now’s the time to get moving as we transition seasons. Here are seven hints to help you “spring into wellness” and the activities of summer. Wake early to exercise. The mornings are warming up, and…

Complying with the EEOC’s Mental Health Requirements in the Workplace

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Until recently, mental and behavioral health has been a societal stigma, especially in the workplace. However, it is becoming increasingly hard to overlook when charges of discrimination based on mental health conditions are on the rise. According to preliminary…

Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy: The Paradigm Shift That Can Change Our Mental Reality

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Mental Health

Imagine curing severe social anxiety, PTSD, or even agoraphobia not with medication or traditional psychotherapy—but with something as simple as a video game. Sounds crazy, right? Think again! It’s called Virtual reality graded exposure therapy (VRGET),…

How Employers Manage Persons with Addictions

Jenny Jenkins - in Mental Health

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) it is estimated that 76 percent of people with drug and alcohol problems are employed.  Given this statistic, it is imperative…

Why Small Businesses Should Offer Voluntary Benefits

Joe Quintana - in Others

Small business owners are continually faced with the perennial question of how to stay competitive with their larger counterparts. In every aspect of running a business, from pricing, to quality, to distribution, staying competitive can seem like a David and…