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The Marriage of Marketing to Medicine

Valerie Hamilton - in Column

“If you stop smoking today, you will lower your risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer, and it will likely add years to your life.” “If you lose weight, you will lower your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders, and some…

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Proactive Health Care – Drugs Are Not the Answer

Russell Benaroya - in Column

Modern Healthcare published an article by the Associated Press discussing the new heights reached by FDA approvals last year. An impressive forty-one first-of-a-kind drugs have been approved, the highest total since 1996 when the agency sanctioned fifty-three…

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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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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…

To start Changing Lifestyles you need to focus.

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.

Dental health is a crucial component to a healthy lifestyle

Reason to Smile: Dental Health and Gum Rejuvenation

Dr. Howard Hoffman - in Others

In the discussion involving healthcare reform, in this national debate about changes to insurance policies and premiums, there is an entire discipline of medicine worthy of greater attention

Smartphones will be a crucial piece of the wellness puzzle in the future.

Corporate Wellness with Convenience: The Importance of Mobile Technology and Service

Corporate Wellness with Convenience: The Importance of Technology and Service

A man writing words like partner, assist and support to demonstrate the paradigm shift happening at their company.

A Systems Thinking Approach to “Collective Impact”; the Necessary Ingredients for a Paradigm Shift in Engaging Public Health Prevention and Corporate Wellness Programs

Frank G. Magourilos - in News & Insights

"General Systems Theory, a related modern concept [to holism], says that each variable in any system

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Music Wellness Programs: Merging Self-Responsible Strategies

Judith Pinkerton - in News & Insights

Noted cellular biologist Dr. Bruce Lipton reports that over 95 percent of all disease-related ailments in this country are created by stress.

A group of happy, smiling employees behind their CEO.

Developing Leadership in Medicine: The Importance of “Institutional Awareness” in Managing Change and Transforming Healthcare

Leaders grapple with constant change. Evolving societal needs, tastes and expectations, developments in science and technology, new and revised legislation,

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Healthy Additions to your Office

Dr. Kathy Gruver - in Worksite Wellness

For those of us that spend hours on end at the office, it’s great to have some resources there that we can use to be healthier. Here are a few suggestions

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It Takes More Than a Pill: Finding New Strategies for Disease Prevention in Relation to Work Performance and Longevity

Mira Gadzala - in Worksite Wellness

There is no magic pill that can make us healthier, increase our effectiveness at work