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A Noisy Workplace Raises Risk of Heart Disease

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Column

Nobel Prize Winner Robert Koch said in 1910 that “One day man will have to fight noise as fiercely as cholera and pest” and studies are beginning to prove this statement right. A study recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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Addressing Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

by Lewis Fein - in Column

Corporate wellness, as I always say, is inseparable from personal wellness. The latter begets the former, which is why companies need to do a better job of promoting the benefits of a healthy workforce, in general, and the need to address Peripheral Artery…

Should Fats Be Part of a Healthy Diet and an Effective Employee Wellness Program? Yes!

Danielle Keenan, Health Management Specialist, Keenan - in Column

Over the past few decades, fats have gotten a negative reputation in the health and fitness world. However, maintaining a diet with moderate amounts of “good” fats helps the body and brain work at optimal levels. Healthy fats support many body functions,…

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The Sound of Wellness: Patience for Your Patients

Michael Shaw - in Column

If you want to hear the sound of wellness, listen to the work of a concierge audiologist. Watch that doctor perform her job because it is cause for celebration and a summons to update the Hippocratic oath, to include a sentence of aphoristic style and professional…

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Welcome to the World of Genomics

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Column

We at Corporate Wellness Magazine are pleased to introduce a new regular column to our magazine that we know you will find interesting and relevant to your work in the insurance and healthcare industries. Experts and professionals from Wamberg Genomic Advisors…

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How Do Professional Athletics Relate to Corporate Wellness?

Zach Younce - in Column

From previous articles, if you’ve read them, it’s quite clear that I am a huge advocate of phycology and mindset when it comes to achieving greater health and wellbeing. The brain is the ruler of your behaviors, habits, actions, procrastination of actions…

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Three Short Words that Can Change a Colleague’s Life

Carolyn Slaski - in Column

One in four adults experience mental illness each year, and yet less than one-third receive the treatment they need. For Rachel Gerring, a partner at EY and who has been with the firm for 15 years, the effects of mental illness bled not just into her personal…

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Falsity Within the Wellness Industry

Zach Younce - in Column

Before I begin justifying the article's title and getting to the low down on what it is companies should keep a keen eye out for when looking to begin or enhance their wellness program, I want to rant a little. With the growing popularity of wellness programs,…

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The 5 Things They Don’t Tell You as a Working New Parent

Rachelle Gershkovich - in Column

Intro As a new parent, the road ahead is unchartable. You know some things. Maybe even changed a diaper or two. Yet, the nitty, gritty details remain elusive. As an optimist and achiever, perhaps you’re planning on conquering the new parent thing the same…

Wellness from Living Well: Reinventing the Conventional Cookbook

Bob Caputo - in Column

Physical wellness is inseparable from nutritional wellness. Without a sound diet, as opposed to dieting (which is something else altogether), it is almost impossible to be healthy and feel well. And, without a workforce that is strong in body and spirit, it…

The ‘New Age’ of Corporate Wellness

by Harrison Newman - in Column

The concept of corporate wellness has been around for decades. It’s a way for both self-insured and fully-insured companies to help their employees with early prevention of disease and other health issues, while lowering total overall cost. The components…

Healthcare Reform and Wellness Working Together

How Corporate Wellness & Healthcare Reform are Eerily Related

by Daniel Pyne - in Column

Corporate wellness programs have been in existence, in one form or another, since right after World War II. And healthcare reform efforts in the United States are even older. So how do these seemingly unrelated initiatives relate to each other, if they relate…

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