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Nucor Steel's weight loss program had employees changing their mind on food and sleep..

Nucor Steel Medical Weight-Loss Program

Nucor Steel, a Fortune 300 company and the largest manufacturer of recycled steel in the United States, embodies a culture that can be summarized by a decentralized management philosophy, performance-based compensation, customer service and quality, technical…

Depression in the Workplace: The Unexpected Threat to your Company

A significant and consistent focus for any organization is reducing costs to improve its financial bottom line. This emphasis on spending can often result in limitations on travel, policies on employee spending, or staff layoffs. Yet, the effect of an employee’s…

A man covering is face with a bottle of alcohol

In and Of the City: Defeating Addiction without Retreating from Life

Manny Rodriguez - in Worksite Wellness

Addiction is not only a personal danger, with ruinous results for friends and families alike, as they endure an individual's descent into emotional and physical destruction; it is also a threat to corporate wellness and office morale, where one employe

Business people meditating on their desks

Finding the Benefits of Meditation for Resilience

Martian Boroson - in Others

Not long ago, the thought of bringing meditation into a corporate environment would have seemed ridiculous. But these days, meditation has gone mainstream. Given the high costs of stress, and the proven benefits of meditation for stress reduction, there is…

A stressed employee sailing a sea of paper work.

Combating the Cost of Stress

Michael Susi - in Economics

The cost of stress hits both individuals and organizations in so many silent ways that neither knows they are under attack until the damage is done.

Measuring outcomes is essential to a successful employee assistance program.

A Measure of Success: A Checkup for Your EAP and Wellness Programs

David A. Sharar, Ph.D. - in Others

Businesses are increasingly using analytics to mine “big data” to get refined insight into everything from product design to marketing, customer service to manufacturing processes and, more recently,

Stress at work is no good, its even worse when you have cancer through.

Managing Stress is Especially Important for Those with Cancer

Jacquelyn Ferguson, M.S. - in Others

Did you know that chronic stress, like that from unremitting illness; causes body tissue to adapt to higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol, thus the body becomes

Creating a culture of health helps foster cooperation and teamwork.

Peer Support and Gaming Encourages Healthy Behavior and Creates a Culture of Health

Dr. Laura Clapper - in Others

Unhealthy behaviors cost companies billions of dollars. In a study recently published in Health Affairs coauthored by Ron Goetzel, 22.4 percent of the $366 million spent

Use brain training methods to improve emotional balance and live a healthier and more productive lifestyle.

Brain Training for Emotional Balance & Maturity

Jacquelyn Ferguson, M.S. - in Others

Moods are tricky. Some come and go quickly, like irritation with your gum-chewing co-worker. Others are

A business leader showing his team something on a computer.

Leading Through Employee Adversity

John F. Nichols - in Others

Ask any leader, “What makes you lose sleep at night?” and it should come as no surprise that

Three employees having a productive meeting at work.

Disability Management and Wellness for a Healthier, More Productive Workforce

Michael Klachefsky - in Worksite Wellness

Employee absences, such as short- and long-term disability absences, leaves of absence (LOAs) and incidental absences,

With Obamacare making headlines, where is the patient-centered care.

Where’s the Patient in Patient-Centered Care?

Danielle L. Giuseffi - in Others

Today's headlines reflect the impact of more than 133 million people living with chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and depression in a fragmented,