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Mindfulness in the Workplace: Where Peacefulness and Productivity Intersect

Erica Rayner-Horn - in Case Study, Others

Stress in today’s workplace is endemic and ever increasing. Why is this? We live in a culture where multi-tasking, distraction and overwhelm are the norm. We are bombarded with soundbites, Facebook posts, email and text messages. The workplace has become…

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Holistic Approaches for Employees Coping with Cancer

Larissa Brass - in Cancer, Column

When Sandy Tracy was diagnosed with kidney cancer last year, the last people she felt like talking to about it were her co-workers. “I don’t like…

Dr. K. Andrew Crighton, chief medical officer, and Maureen Corcoran, vice president of Health, Life and Inclusion at Prudential

Prudential, Inc.: Financial Wellness and Bottom Line

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Case Study, Column, Corporate Wellness Interviews

Prudential Financial, Inc. is a Fortune Global 500 company dealing primarily with financial services like investing and insurance in the United States…

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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

A nurse holding a salad.

Eating a Good Diet is Not Good Enough

Charles Bens, PhD. - in Others

For years we have been told, “Make small changes in your diet,” and, “It’s okay to cheat sometimes,” or, “Just shop in the outer isles of the food stores.”  These eating behavior platitudes seem harmless, because anything that encourages people…

A doctor looking at a mole

Battling Cancerous Information: The Facts About Skin Cancer and a Culture of Wellness

Michael D. Shaw - in Others

Of the many things that make corporate wellness a priority, few are as critical as the need for transparency and unbiased reporting. That is, if companies seek to educate employees about the respective benefits or risks of this or that product – if they…

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Wellness with Simplicity: Promoting ‘Pronounceable Health’

Merry Richon - in Worksite Wellness

As medicine becomes more complex, and as some novelists become secular sages, heralding the arrival of their writings-made-real – in this world of quantum mechanics, mathematical biology, nanotechnology and the prophetic end of cancer, AIDS and diabetes…

A man working on a laptop waiting for the bus

Creating a Corporate Travel Culture of Healthy Eating

Natasha Léger - in Others

With rising rates of cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes, come higher healthcare costs for employers. As a result, corporate wellness services have become a $2 billion industry[i]. Corporate business travel, on the other hand, is a $274 billion…

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Happiness At Work

Betty Finney - in Worksite Wellness

April Fools!   We had you going there for a second didn’t we? The Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress, and Corporate Wellness Magazine are committed to bringing you HR and benefits solutions that actually work. Now that we’ve all had a good…

A nurse helping a diabetes patient check their blood sugar

Treatment Toward a Cure: A Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Diabetic and other Neuropathies

Introduction In the United States and most developed countries, the quality of medical care continues to grow in the treatment of acute disease, many cancers and genetic disease. Sadly, such has not been the case of most chronic disease.  Efforts have largely…

A woman at her work desk eating a healthy meal.

The Five Benefits of Workplace Fitness Culture

Tricia Drevits - in Worksite Wellness

Americans are on the job more than workers in many countries are. According to a 2013 study by the International Labor Organization, 85.8 percent of American men and 66.5 percent of American women work more than 40 hours per week. We work 137 more hours per…

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Changing Lifestyles of Employees – Creating a Sense of Urgency

Charles Bens, PhD. - in Focused

Employers from coast to coast are facing a troubling problem, how to get their employees to adopt healthier lifestyles and behaviors.