Through modernization, we have developed a way of living that is designed for comfort and convenience. Now we have to change the way of living that has caused obesity and obesity related health problems.
Earlier this year, the American Medical Association deemed obesity a disease. Find out what the implications are for employers.
Working at an office can be surprisingly unhealthy. Between sitting all day, eating poorly, and enduring never-ending stress, your office can take a few years off your life. Here’s how to stay healthy and energetic at the office (and make the day go by faster).
Director of risk and benefits management partners with unions, schools to launch wellness program. Read more…
With the spectre of a long winter and flu season looming ahead, employers and HR managers are reminded that they must implement solid cost-control strategies if they want to keep their health care plans viable and valuable, experts say.
Health and happiness. Are the two linked? We can assume that those with good health are generally happy to be well. But what about the other way around?
Benefits of wellness programs unknown so their value is up for debate. Read more…
Eating lunch outside the office will relax you – but it may also hinder your job performance, according to new research.
Given that many of us spend years working in the same room, or even at the same desk, it makes sense to organize and optimize that space in the most beneficial ways possible.
Given that the potential benefits of wellness programs include reigning in runaway health care costs it’s no surprise that companies are eager to increase employee participation.