RSS icon

Top Stories

Health and Wellness

Leapfrog Group's Leah Binder Discusses Leaping Into Health Care Transparency

December 10, 2013
Comments (0)
Leah Binder, the group's CEO, spoke with Workforce about the group’s evolution.
Read More

Helen Darling to Retire from National Business Group on Health Next Year

December 10, 2013
Comments (0)
Darling will retire at the end of April 2014 after 12 years as president and CEO of the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit employer coalition.
Read More

Medical Marijuana and the Americans With Disabilities Act

December 9, 2013
Comments (0)
The handling of employees taking legal prescription medications is highly fact sensitive and legally nuanced.
Read More

The ‘Sight Words’ of Health Benefits

November 8, 2013
Comments (0)

I read survey results from the American Institute of CPAs that shows a majority of U.S. adults cannot accurately identify basic health insurance terms — benefits 'sight words,' so to speak.


Read More

The Last Word: A Marathon Lesson

November 8, 2013
Comments (0)
Two decades after wellness programs debuted as a part of employers’ health insurance packages, wellness remains an individual choice rather than a workplace imperative.
Read More

How to Manage the Dreaded Flu Season

November 1, 2013
Comments (0)
Offer vaccinations free of charge to your employees right in your workplace. The cost to administer them will pay for itself.
Read More

Electronic Cigarettes Strike Up Controversy Among Employers

October 25, 2013
Comments (0)
The e-cigarette is not regulated but has come under increased scrutiny from doctors and scientists.
Read More

Sweat Equity: Working Out Workout Programs at Work

October 17, 2013
Comments (0)
According to Automatic Data Processing Inc.’s 2012 HR/Benefits Pulse Survey on Wellness, 41 percent of midsize companies and 53 percent of large companies offer exercise programs as part of their overall employee wellness program.
Read More

Metabolic Methods: Aetna Says Incentives Improved Worker Health

October 15, 2013
Comments (0)
As cases of metabolic syndrome spike nationally, the insurer is seeing a decline after three years of the program.
Read More

Al Lewis: The Wellness Warrior

October 10, 2013
Comments (0)
Al Lewis touted disease-management programs; now he thinks they’re diseased. Does he have the cure or is he just the cough that won’t go away?
Read More