New Focus on Cancer Prevention and Care
Employers are redesigning prevention efforts and coverage options as a result of a major initiative to battle cancer in the workplace.
Wellness Efforts Can Reduce Workers’ Comp
A new report explains how wellness programs can also reduce a company’s workers’ compensation claims, especially when wellness and risk-management efforts are combined.
Employers Cite Obesity as Workplace Health Challenge
In order to have more frank conversations about weight and healthy habits, obesity must first be de-stigmatized and treated like any other health issue.
Worksite Wellness Networks: Good Health Is Contagious
Social connections—both personal and professional—are increasingly being used for workplace health promotion.
Groups Offer Guidance for Biometric Screenings
Biometric health screenings succeed when they are designed with targeted goals and evaluated for effectiveness and engagement, new guidelines advise.
Managing Low-Back Pain Linked to Higher Productivity
Employees suffering from back pain have more absenteeism and presenteeism. Workplace-based interventions such as job accommodation can help.
Fight the Flu with Onsite Vaccinations
It's time to dust off prevention policies and promote vaccination now that the dreaded flu season has begun.
Wellness Tips that Lowered Costs
A wellness program instituted in Fond du Lac County, Wis., lowered the percentage of employees’ claims attributed to unhealthy behavior from 70 percent to just 6 percent .
Health Culture Improves Employee Performance
A culture of health can raise productivity and create competitive advantage, new research shows.