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Court Ruling on High-Stakes Wellness Incentives

May 09, 2016

 

District court rules in favor of mandatory participation

Chalk up another “win” for employers in the latest legal battle involving wellness programs.

Over the last few years, we’ve seen a number of high-profile employers up the ante on their...

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Booming Boomers Hit Medicare Rolls

May 04, 2016

Medicare is a reminder to the Baby Boomer generation they are getting older. Did you know that on average 10,000 people enroll in Medicare a day?

Getting older inherently means more health risks, and it can cost more than $12,000 a year to treat...

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Lifestyle Techniques to Combat Chronic Conditions

December 08, 2015

Chronic diseases affect over 117 million people in the U.S., nearly half the adults in the country. Heart disease and cancer are two chronic diseases that cause nearly 50% of all deaths each year. Meanwhile, obesity and diabetes are behind many...

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Healthier Companies are More Profitable Companies

November 28, 2015

As more and more companies take advantage of corporate wellness programs like those offered by Wellsource, the most skeptical business executives and financial managers are scrutinizing the cost-benefit of bringing a health program to their...

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How Stress at Work Hurts the Health of Your Employees

November 21, 2015

Life can be stressful, and that goes doubly so when you’re on the job. Talking with clients, meeting deadlines, and coordinating with uncooperative team members can all quickly lead to feeling overwhelmed and stressed, which often leads to a drop...

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Why Fall Is a Great Time to Start a New Fitness Program

October 28, 2015

 

Have you been promising yourself you’ll start exercising more any day now? Planning on getting in better shape, but just can’t seem to find the time? We’ve got some good news for you: Fall is here, and it’s the perfect time to start a new...

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5 Employee Health Tips for Fall

October 21, 2015

 

Fall is here, which means it’s out with the heat, and in with the turning leaves and cool breezes. In honor of the passing of the seasons, we thought we’d pass along some staff wellness tips  to help keep you and your coworkers healthy and...

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Why Keeping Your Work Area Clean Is So Important

October 14, 2015

 

Look around your work station right now. How clean is it? Are there a couple of crumbs from your most recent snack on your desk? Is the floor a little dirtier than it should be? When was the last time you wiped down your work station with clean...

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Why Work Breaks Are Important to Employee Health

October 07, 2015

 

How seriously do you and your coworkers take their 10 minute breaks? For most people, their breaks are just a formality, a chance to waste time and run down the clock until it’s time to punch back in and go back to work. What many people don’t...

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The Psychological Benefits of Corporate Wellness Programs

September 29, 2015

Wellness programs provide employees and employers with a variety of helpful resources necessary for improving the overall health and lifestyle of the company as a whole.

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Workplace Health Programs Lead to Fewer Obese Employees

September 28, 2015

 

There are plenty of reasons why employers should be concerned about the health of their employees. Workers who eat well, get exercise, and lead overall healthy lives are more productive, get sick less frequently, and cost their employers less...

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How Snacking at Work Really Affects Employee Health

September 21, 2015

Everyone has eaten a midday snack at their work desk before, and most of us think little about how that extra food is impacting our health. It turns out it’s probably doing more damage to our bodies than we think. According to the USDA, most...

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