According to a study provided by Environment Health and Safety (EHS) Today, 66% of human resources managers reported that in the past five years, their companies have broadened health and wellness options, with the majority reporting overall support of worker...
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Over the past decade, health coaching has become a billion dollar industry in the U.S.—$6 billion in fact! With 86% of the nation’s $2.7 trillion annual healthcare expenditures attributed to people with chronic and mental health conditions, the need for...
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What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “heart-healthy diet?” Probably the words “bland,” “boring,” or “blah”. But there’s actually nothing bland or boring about these best foods for heart health—and your choices are abundant and delicious....
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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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Summer: it’s a time to relax, go on a vacation and enjoy the splendor of the outdoors. It’s also a good time to brush up on summer health and safety tips. While pool parties, boating excursions and hiking adventures entice...
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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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Wondering if you should pause your exercise routine for inclement weather? No! Optimum fitness need not be disrupted by snow, rain, sleet, or simply chilly temperatures! In particular, runners and bikers who enjoy outdoor workouts can still find solace in...
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Although statistics demonstrate a decline in smoking habits in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that approximately 15 out of every 100 adults still smoked cigarettes in 2016. There are several reasons why people continue to...
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