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Metabolic Syndrome is an under treated condition in corporate wellness programs.

Managing Metabolic Syndrome is a Delicious Boost to ROI

by Alison Acerra R.D. - in Others

When I made my way west after graduate school and arrived as a nutrition consultant at a high profile Silicon Valley tech company, I was stunned to discover that for such an educated, seemingly well-informed workforce, rates of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS)…

A brain showing the concept of Somatic Functional Therapy

Somatic Functional Therapy: Drug-Free, Pain-Free Approach

Les C. Meyer - in Features

Since her diagnosis in 2000, every doctor told her Parkinson’s disease was progressive and her health status would never improve. Reluctantly settling for a bleak future, Diane’s condition deteriorated toward a state of excruciating pain that required…

A woman with shoulder pan

Chronic Inflammation Heats Up Disease Risk

Melanie Jatsek - in Others

If you've ever accidentally touched a hot stove, you know all about inflammation. Your skin turns bright red, eventually blisters and the resulting pain lasts for what seems like eternity. Although it’s no walk in the park, this acute inflammatory response…

Wellness is more than health, it is happiness

Wellness is Not Just about Health!

Rajeev Mudumba - in Worksite Wellness

With President Obama winning his second innings at the White House, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and its implementations are back in focus.

A smiling doctor, with a happy family in the background getting their wellness test results.

Baseline Testing in Corporate Wellness Programs Offers Better Results

Maureen Young - in Worksite Wellness

Many corporate wellness programs include incentives for exercise, nutrition and weight loss goals that promote a proactive attitude toward health.

A woman snapping a cigarette in half

Innovative Smoking Cessation Programs Drive Solid Results

Beena Thomas - in Focused

Ever since the first Surgeon General’s report was released nearly fifty50 years ago, the medical and financial consequences of tobacco use have become widely known.

A sick woman with the flu blowing her nose.

The 411 on Flu in the Workplace

Steve Pellito - in Focused

Influenza is a very serious, but preventable illness that claims the lives of tens of thousands of people each year.

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