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The Biting Impact of Employee Food Choices on Your Bottom Line

Rosie Gonzalez - in Column

A quick search for “best diet” brings 3.5 million results on YouTube and 447,000 results on Google. At the top of the Google search, U.S. News recently posted a “Best Diets” review, giving the DASH Diet a number one rating. Yet, when it comes to diet—defined…

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The Hearts Given Away on Valentine’s Day Should be Healthy (and Insured)

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and romantics throughout the nation have hearts and flowers on their minds. Perhaps it’s only appropriate that February…

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Wellness and Convenience: Personal Accessories That Further Good Health

Lewis Fein - in Worksite Wellness

Corporate wellness is, as I never fail to remind readers, an exercise in education. It is an effort to inform workers about issues of critical importance,…

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Employers Make Costly Healthcare Mistakes Every Day

Most readers will find it hard to believe that a vast majority of employers are costing themselves millions of dollars every year. That is to say that they are totally on board with conventional medicine’s approach to addressing our crisis of chronic disease…

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Smart Prevention — Spend a Little, Save a Lot

Steve Mister - in Economics

Note to reader: This article is based on information from a Frost & Sullivan economic analysis, “Smart Prevention—Healthcare Cost Savings Resulting from the Targeted Use of Dietary Supplements.” The report was funded through a grant from the CRN…

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Three Styles of Communication that Will Keep Your Employees Engaged in your Wellness Program

Jill Shah - in Worksite Wellness

With the rise of the chronic diseases like obesity and heart disease, and the increasing cost of employer health insurance claims

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Establishing and Sustaining a Culture of Corporate Wellness by Alleviating the Stress of Moving

Kevin Guz - in Others

Corporate wellness is a noble and necessary undertaking, which involves recognizing - and alleviating - the key sources of stress

Employees examining health data to determine if their wellness program is effective.

Does Corporate Wellness Work? A Global Perspective on Workplace Health Promotion

Wolf Kirsten - in Worksite Wellness

A recent editorial in the American Journal of Health Promotion by Michael O’Donnell titled Does Workplace Health Promotion Work or Not?

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The Growing Gap Between Nutritional Promise and Behavior

Charles Bens, PhD. - in Economics

The gap between personal nutritional behavior and what scientists say can be achieved with better nutrition is growing faster than the national debt. There is scant evidence that many people are adopting truly healthy diets, as can be seen by some recent statistics.

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One Size Wellness

Joanne Frederick - in Worksite Wellness

Imagine you are head of Human Capital for a 100-person company.

A man in black and white, with his hand on his head clearly in a lot of stress.

Understanding Stress for Better Stress Management

Kescia D. Gray - in Worksite Wellness

With such a great amount of stress encountered in our daily lives,

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.