RSS icon

Top Stories

Items Tagged with 'wellness'

Articles

Data Holds Plan Design, Wellness Answers

November 23, 2014
Comments (0)

The analysis of claims data provides the greatest ability for an employer to have an effect on health care costs and employee health.


Read More

Hold Your Breath No Longer — Good News From the Tobacco Industry

October 29, 2014
Comments (0)
The news that Reynolds American, one of the largest U.S. tobacco companies, has decided to ban cigarette smoking in its offices is a breath of fresh air.
Read More

YourForce: An Apple a Day ...

September 28, 2014
Comments (0)
What the iPhone did for communication and entertainment, wearable devices may do for health and wellness programs, too.
Read More

Observations on Obesity in the Workforce

September 4, 2014
Comments (0)

Obesity is a leading source of workplace disability, but nixing vending machines and handing out pedometers isn’t enough to get employees back and working at their full potential.


Read More

Wearing Your Health on Your Sleeve

August 19, 2014
Comments (0)

Wearable technologies and fitness applications are flooding the consumer market, but the jump to the corporate sphere has many concerned about employee privacy. 


Read More

The Last Word: Be a Work Foodie

July 1, 2014
Comments (0)
I suspect your workplace Cookie Monsters also would leave that sensible bag full of almonds and dried apricots for a box of Girl Scout cookies.
Read More

Wellness: The Next Frontier

June 2, 2014
Comments (0)
There’s no “one-size-fits-all” wellness program for all employers. Sure, this week it’s watch your fat intake and don’t smoke, but those aphorisms do not a wellness program make.
Read More

Filling Up on Wellness

April 7, 2014
Comments (0)
More companies are offering wellness programs, despite recent criticism, survey finds.
Read More

The Last Word: Tossed Salad Insults

April 7, 2014
Comments (0)
Kidding a colleague who opts for a salad over a sloppy joe — even if it’s all in good-natured fun — is still in bad taste.
Read More

Wellness Programs Should Offer Alternative to Exercise

March 4, 2014
Comments (0)

If unhealthy employees are bad for business, then I think it’s fair to argue an executive who plays ‘body police’ and essentially bullies employees into participating in a wellness program is bad for business, too.


Read More