Social networking makes wellness programs more fun for employees

Using Social Networking to Power Your Employee Wellness Program

Rajiv Kumar - in Worksite Wellness

For a myriad of reasons, it’s now crystal clear that social networking has gone mainstream. The 35+ age group is the fastest growing demographic online and Facebook now has 350 million

Dr. Gene Migliaccio: An Interview with the Director of Federal Occupational Health (FOH)

Dr. Gene Migliaccio: An Interview with the Director of Federal Occupational Health (FOH)

Established by Congress in 1946, FOH is the largest provider of occupational health and wellness services to the Federal government, serving more than 360 Federal

A woman practicing self defense with a trainer. Learning Self defense is a good skill to have and a healthy activity.

Why Include Self Defense Training Into Corporate Wellness Programs

Tim Rochford - in Column, Others

Proactive, forward-thinking companies do what is necessary to ensure that employees are mentally, emotionally and physically healthy. These companies

Chronic stress is a result of our modern lifestyle, and can be very dangerous to your health.

Health Hazards of Chronic Stress and Ways to Beat it

Dr. Rachel Permuth-Levine - in Others

Research has linked chronic stress with increased risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, and other potentially serious conditions. Chronic stress decreases

A smiling man eating a salad.

I’m too Busy to Eat Healthfully

Nicholas L. Merolla - in Focused

All too often in my practice, I’m confronted with the words, “I’m too busy to eat healthy.” It’s easy during the busy corporate day to just grab and go, or just to snack and go.

These tips will help you see the tress in your life, and management for the future.

7 Stress Management Tips For Corporate Type A Personalities

Dr. Jeanette Raymond - in Focused

Forty year old Hugh, father of two, loved the fast pace, driven corporate world. It put a zing in his step, gave him the best reason to get up and go each morning,

Employee engagement is a crucial part of any wellness program.

Keeping Employees Engaged in Wellness Throughout the Year

Colleen Reilly - in Worksite Wellness

Whether you are just launching a workplace wellness program or you are managing one that is already well under way, it is important to stay focused on keeping employees

A woman using an Asthma inhaler.

Asthma and Wellness

Mark Roberts - in Focused

Asthma (AZ-ma) is a chronic (long-term) lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. Asthma causes recurring periods of wheezing (a whistling sound when you breathe), chest tightness

Lessons Learned from France Telecom: Stress in the Workplace

Lessons Learned from France Telecom: Stress in the Workplace

Camille Hoheb - in Focused

Recently CBS evening news aired a piece on France Telecom, Europe's largest broadband Internet company. It wasn’t the massive layoffs that got my attention.

Sitting in an office all day can be a real pain in the lower back.

Back Pain in the Work Place

Dr. Kathy Gruver - in Focused

In my practice the biggest complaint I hear from clients is, “My back hurts.” When I ask them if they stretch they typically answer “No” or “Not enough”. And most admit to sitting too much

A man with a bag over his head, with a question mark on the bag.

How do Corporate Wellness Programs Work?

Greg Justice, MA - in Worksite Wellness

Wellness Programs run the gamut.The most casual and inexpensive may include only online information

Stations like these can soon be in wellness program everywhere, making the tracking of health data simple.

Self-testing Workplace Health Stations: Reducing Health and Productivity Risks due to Hypertension and Obesity

John T. Kelly - in Worksite Wellness

Hypertension, obesity, and overweight, which harm worker health and productivity, are epidemic in the United States. Among adults in the United States, approximately 30% are hypertensive