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Life Expectancy Decreases in the U.S. for First Time in Over 20 Years

Daniel Pyne - in Others

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, life expectancy fell in the U.S. for the first time in over 20 years. The data, based on 2015 death certificates, shows a drop from 76.5 years to 76.3 years for men and 81.3 years to 81.2 years for women…

What Employees Don’t Like About the Holidays

What Employees Don’t Like About the Holidays

Paul White - in News & Insights

Some people love the holiday season, while others really don’t. In fact, it seems that a growing number of people make comments like: “I hate the…

Dealing with Death, Dying and Denial During the Holidays

Dealing with Death, Depression and Denial During the Holidays

Dr. Camille Preston - in Mental Health

The Holidays are an amazing time of year, but they can also be stressful. There’s the increasing intensity of work as the year ends, and there are stacking…

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Building a Resume For a Career in Wellness

Lewis Fein - in Editorial

If corporate wellness is to be a term of substance, and if companies intend to hire the best professionals concerning this matter, then qualified candidates need to stand apart from the competition – they need a record of accomplishment that resonates with…

Unify Your Company Culture

How to Unify Your Company Culture

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Editorial

Advertorial North Carolina-based Novareté has a simple goal, to make the values of your company an actual part of your company culture. By moving your values “out of the handbook,” Novareté wants to help employers unify their culture and ultimately make…

Wearable Market

Fitbit to Acquire Pebble As Wearable Market Continues to Collapse

Daniel Pyne - in Technology

New reports show that Fitbit will acquire their competitor Pebble for $34 – 40 million, yet another sign of trouble in the falling wearable device market. Pebble is most famous for their record-breaking Kickstarter campaigns totaling more than $30 million.…

World AIDS Day

What Employers Can do for World AIDS Day

Daniel Pyne - in Focused

Today, December 1, 2016, is World AIDS Day, a day that gives the world an opportunity to unite in the fight against HIV and to support the over 40 million people across the world infected with the virus. With so many people living with HIV, it is difficult…

Insurance working abroad

How Can I Insure my Health While Working Abroad?

Pacific Prime - in Features

There really are few things more valuable than the opportunity to travel the world. If you’ve been chosen by your employer to work abroad, then you get to have the best of both - see amazing foreign lands, and still have a solid income. Whether your destination…

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Forgiveness in the Workplace: A Wellness Perspective

Judi Hennebry Wise & Lori Golden - in Mental Health

  When was the last time you heard someone in your organization say, “I’m sorry”, to a colleague or “I forgive you” to a leader? While these phrases were ingrained in us as children, they seemed to have gotten lost on the way to the office.…

Black Friday Sale 2016

3 Black Friday Tips for Saving Even More Money

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Focused

“If you catch yourself drooling while making your Black Friday shopping list, don’t be surprised,” says Dr. Kit Yarrow, an author and consumer psychologist who also just happens to be a retail expert. A retail expert? Yes, that’s right! Yarrow has…

When Diet and Exercise Aren’t Enough

When Diet and Exercise Aren’t Enough

Kenneth Schwarz, Ph.D. - in Weight-Loss

Diet and exercise. These are the favorite solutions for losing weight. They are shouted from the hilltops, whispered secretly among the rank and file, noted in almost every article written to help the overweight and the obese, even by the pros. Yet on any…

Protecting Patients

Protecting Patients: Effective Health Care and Defective Drugs

Michael D. Shaw - in Others

Practicing effective health care starts with protecting patients from dangerous medications or procedures. The cost of inaction is morally wrong and financially devastating. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "even without…