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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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the American employment pool is projected to increase most rapidly for individuals ages 65-75 through 2024. With this rise in the older population of workers, employers are more focused on how...
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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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