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YourForce: An Apple a Day ...

September 28, 2014
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What the iPhone did for communication and entertainment, wearable devices may do for health and wellness programs, too.
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Observations on Obesity in the Workforce

September 4, 2014
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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.


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Wearing Your Health on Your Sleeve

August 19, 2014
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Wearable technologies and fitness applications are flooding the consumer market, but the jump to the corporate sphere has many concerned about employee privacy. 


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The Last Word: Be a Work Foodie

July 1, 2014
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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.
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Wellness: The Next Frontier

June 2, 2014
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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.
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Filling Up on Wellness

April 7, 2014
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More companies are offering wellness programs, despite recent criticism, survey finds.
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The Last Word: Tossed Salad Insults

April 7, 2014
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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.
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Wellness Programs Should Offer Alternative to Exercise

March 4, 2014
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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.


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Wellness Apps for Workers Becoming More Apropos

January 6, 2014
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With the rise of consumer-driven health care and its emphasis on individuals taking more responsibility for their health care choices, these apps are likely to grow in popularity.
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The Last Word: A Marathon Lesson

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