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7 Amazing Health Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

March 23, 2015

    

Looking for ways to improve workplace wellness? One possible way to improve overall company health is to provide employees with access to green tea. Green tea has been shown to have many health benefits, including:

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Water: It's More Important to Health Than You Think

March 20, 2015

 We all know that drinking water is good for our bodies, and we've all heard that we're supposed to drink 8 glasses of water a day. But many people don't realize just how big a health risk not properly hydrating is. Next time you reach for a soda...

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3 Tips for Getting a Better Night's Sleep

March 16, 2015

 

It's amazing how much whether or not we get a good night's sleep can affect us. Just one sleepless night can throw us off, affecting our memory, mood, health, and our sleep schedule for days afterward. We need our sleep, especially as we get...

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The Aging Brain, Part 2 – Maintaining Brain Function with Age

March 11, 2015

 

As we discussed in our last entry, understanding the way the brain ages is a key part of health assessment as patients grow older. Research has overturned many of the myths around older brains that make people believe that greatly decreased...

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The Aging Brain, Part 1 – How the Brain Ages

March 04, 2015

 

As everyone knows, the brain undergoes several biological changes as it ages. But new science is revealing that many of the common ideas of what happens to the brain as it ages are not true. Understanding the latest scientific knowledge about...

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6 Healthy Habits to Give Your Brain a Boost

February 25, 2015

As far as physical fitness goes, most people have a general idea about what needs to be done to stay in good shape. It’s certainly no secret that eating right and getting some exercise tends to provide a number of health benefits.

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Study: HRAs Make a Difference

February 25, 2015

When the keynote speaker at the annual Art and Science of Health Promotion conference snubbed health risk assessments last year, many HRA providers and wellness professionals disagreed, including Wellsource. And not just for corporate interests or...

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How Happy Are Your Participants?

February 25, 2015

When your participants take a Wellsource health risk assessment, they answer questions about their food choices, exercise habits, and health history. Our comprehensive HRAs also ask questions about mental and social factors to find out how happy...

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How to Take Care of Your Heart (Literally), Part 2

February 16, 2015

 

February is here, which is a reminder to take a little time to think about your heart. We don't just mean romance, either. This February, let the international day for lovers be a reminder that there's more to heart health than just who you...

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How to Take Care of Your Heart (Literally), Part 1

February 13, 2015

 

February is the month of Valentine's Day, which means it's a time when most people decide to spend extra time thinking about matters of the heart. While love and romance are an important part of life, there's a lot more to maintaining a healthy...

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Wellsource Releases Medicare Health Risk Assessment

February 11, 2015

The Affordable Care Act authorizes an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) for Medicare participants.

A required component of the AWV is a health risk assessment (HRA). Now Wellsource, Inc., a leading HRA provider for 35 years, has created a health... Read More

Healthy Snacks You Can Eat at Work

February 09, 2015

   

One of the best ways to create a healthy workplace is to encourage employees and coworkers to bring snacks to work that are both flavorful and healthy. Donuts, chips, and other fatty, greasy foods are often popular, but they can also have a...

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