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A physician using an advanced tablet computer

Advanced Analytics Methodology: Describe, Diagnose, Predict and Prescribe

Rabih Suki - in Focused

The spiraling cost of healthcare faced by our nation has reached more than $2 trillion and its inflationary pressures remain thus far unabated, outpacing all other categories of spending increase by many multiples. Within this vast number, healthcare w

Michele Obama and Sam Kass at a health food demonstration

Wellness: America’s Commander-in-Chef Can Take Heat in Kitchen

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Features

Nutritionists will be the first to say that healthy workers who eat the right foods are likely to increase their energy levels, improve their immune systems and perform better on the job. Now think of the heat in the kitchen, then, that Sam Kass walks into…

A stressed out employee

Stress – A Crucial Reason for Small Business to Implement a Health and Wellness Program

Elana Magen - in Worksite Wellness

What is something small, medium, large businesses and every single human being on this earth have in common, and need to be aware of and concerned about?  Stress! We all experience it because it’s normal; we’re human.  Some stress is actually good because…

Employee wellness programs can face problems with a culturally diverse workforce

A Failure to Communicate: How Cultural Incompetence Leaves Many Wellness Programs Incomplete

Rod Sims - in Worksite Wellness

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2015 racial and ethnic minorities will comprise 41.5 percent of the work force (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008).

A man clutching his chest with heart pain.

Surprising Facts about Heart Disease

We all know the facts. Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States for both men and women. Having an active lifestyle combined with a healthy diet

A smiling man living a healthy lifestyle by eating a salad.

A Healthy Lifestyle Begins at Work

Nick Nicholson - in Worksite Wellness

A large portion of the day is spent at work. Whether employees are sitting behind a desk or out in the field

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 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

H1N1 is a concern for employers, but should it be?

H1N1 – Separating Fact from Fiction

Maxim Health Systems - in News & Insights

Companies across the country are concerned about the implications that an H1N1 (“swine flu”) outbreak can have on their employees, and organization as a whole.

A woman sick in bed, surrounded by used tissues.

The Downside of Being Unwell and How a Corporate Wellness Program Can Help

Greg Justice, MA - in Worksite Wellness

The costs of ill health, both in premiums and in lost productivity are staggering, up to $2,800 per employee per year, for those that have issues.