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The Healthcare Crisis: Can Wellness Solve It?

Stacy Morris - in News & Insights

Employers with 2-50 employees have been greatly affected by the dilemma of our current health care crisis. The direction of the health care debate and

Is Corporate Wellness Heading in the Right Direction?

Is Corporate Wellness Heading in the Right Direction?

Jonathan Edelheit, JD - in Editorial

Corporate Wellness is certainly heating up. It is creating a lot of “buzz” and attracting a lot of attention. The only problem for the industry currently is the economic recession which has made many employers

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10 Simple Steps for Preventing Holiday Weight Gain

Phil A. Lalli - in Worksite Wellness

We all have had it happen to us before and we are pretty sure it is going to happen again. Everyone knows that the chunk of calendar between Halloween and New Years Eve is famous as the biggest

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Wellness Programs are not just for the Big Companies Anymore!

Scott Leavitt - in News & Insights

As employers are looking at ways to reduce expenses to keep their doors open and remain profitable during this tough economy, they are looking at the cost of providing benefits.

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Americans Love to Smile

Mark Roberts - in Others

Americans love to smile. Keeping those pearly whites nice and white should be a priority for everyone to maintain a great smile and a healthy life.

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Carrots and Sticks? How about Personal Accountability!

Jim Pshock - in Worksite Wellness

Over and over I hear the analogies of our trade, “It’s easier to attract bees with honey,” “You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink” or “It’s better to motivate change with carrots than to punish

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Cultural Stress: A Modern Threat to Health

Howard Murad - in Others

Cultural Stress is a new type of stress that is superimposed on the normal stresses of everyday life. From the advent of the digital revolution in the 1980s, to increased population and affluence,

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Wellness Helps Conquer Recession Depression

Dr. Ann D. Clark - in Worksite Wellness

In a year marked by doom-and-gloom news stories about a failing economy, staggering unemployment rates and a major housing crisis

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The Downside of Being Unwell and How a Corporate Wellness Program Can Help

Greg Justice, MA - in Worksite Wellness

The costs of ill health, both in premiums and in lost productivity are staggering, up to $2,800 per employee per year, for those that have issues.

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How to Create and Nurture a Wellness Culture

Colleen Reilly - in Worksite Wellness

Employers are finally starting to understand that employee wellness can help achieve important business objectives, yet many companies still have not implemented an employee wellness

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Turning Bad News into Best Practices: How to Bounce Back from the Health Care Crisis

Scott Foster - in News & Insights

Employer medical costs have increased by 140 percent over the past ten years. Health insurance costs will likely overtake profits very soon. Medical systems and employees alike face paralyzing double-digit

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Eye Exam – Not Just Seeing Well, but Being Well

Barbara Berger - in Others

Vision benefits are strongly emerging as a way for employers to enhance wellness and disease programs. The importance of vision care is increasing as it impacts overall health, productivity and quality of life.

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