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Health and Wellbeing

How Smart Business Can Help Solve 'The World's Largest Environmental Risk'

Alexander Collot d’Escury | Posted 05.27.2014 | Business
Alexander Collot d’Escury

We all knew air pollution was a major killer. But the latest research from the World Health Organization is shocking. So, what is the role of business in making things better, apart from polluting less themselves and increasing eco-efficiencies?

Dare to Be 100: The Last Well Person

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

My issuance of a blinking yellow or red light is certainly not intended to promote a doctor's visit or a pill or even worse surgery. It is intended to inform. But when does health information overstep into medicalization?

The National Employee Wellness Month Wrap-Up

Rose Stanley | Posted 09.01.2013 | Business
Rose Stanley

I was recently on a panel presentation to a local group of HR Executives in Arizona. The topic was the future of employer-sponsored healthcare, healthcare reform and wellness plans.

Obamacare, Employee Health and Wellness, and Associated Costs

Ilya Bernstein, R.N. | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Ilya Bernstein, R.N.

A hard look at the evidence indicates that regardless of incentives provided by the new "law of the land," employee health and wellness programs are a positive intervention that benefits both individual health and corporations financial bottom line. So why aren't they everywhere?

Tons of Unrecognizable Honey

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 01.15.2012 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Some excellent investigative research last week uncovered some startling facts: In excess of three quarters of the honey sold in U.S. grocery stores i...