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A workplace health risk assessment has the potential to help employees take ownership of their health, protect them from modifiable chronic diseases, and improve their overall wellbeing. Furthermore, health risk assessments have the power to reduce absenteeism, cut health insurance...
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Many people can experience “contempt prior to investigation.” Think about the average toddler faced with a plate of broccoli for the first time! Yet, for every rebellion in trying something new, there often comes the victory of knowing at least...
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What is telemedicine? Let’s cut right to the chase: telemedicine—not to be confused with “telehealth”—refers to healthcare that is provided through telecommunication infrastructure. Until fairly recently, telemedicine primarily served patients who lived geographically far from healthcare providers. Now, telemedicine companies...
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Although health awareness is becoming more prevalent, many Americans still have a ways to go to improve their own health. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS,) fewer than five percent of adults participate in 30...
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America’s workplaces are working toward improved health. Recent reports reveal that 89% of human resources managers believe their companies support employee health and wellness goals. Two-thirds of this study population agreed that, in the past five years, their company expanded...
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According to a workplace wellness program study, 92% of 121 participants reported that they would participate in a similar program if offered again; 82% showed appreciation for fitness programming; 90% said they’d like a worksite pedometer-based walking and physical activity...
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Are desk jobs really that bad for your health? How much sitting is too much? According to recent health statistics regarding desk jobs, close to 86% of American employees have jobs that require long periods of sitting. There are several...
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Studies show that offering corporate wellness services in the workplace pays off. Not only do companies save money on yearly healthcare costs and reduce absenteeism, but workplace wellness programs can also increase productivity and improve morale. Workplace wellness program studies...
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Corporate wellness programs in the United States make up an estimated $8 billion industry. This number is projected to rise another 7.8% by 2021. Why the exponential growth? Consider this: only one in three adults in the U.S. engage in...
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Did you know cigarette smoking is the leading cause of death in the United States? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 37.8 million adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes. While smoking has declined...
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