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Workplace Wellness Programs

Jillian Berman

CVS Sued Over Controversial Wellness Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business

A CVS employee is suing the pharmacy chain over its controversial health-screening program. CVS cashier Roberta Watterson claims the company made ...

Could Yoga Be the Secret to Motivating Millennials?

Michael Anthony Fernandez | Posted 03.06.2014 | Business
Michael Anthony Fernandez

Would you ever think that Courtney Love would be the inspiration for restructuring an entire office culture -- which included building a yoga studio in our new office? Well, she was, and this is what happened.

4 Incentives Obamacare Provides Small Businesses

Avi Sinensky | Posted 03.31.2014 | Small Business
Avi Sinensky

While it is true that the dominant provisions of the ACA (particularly, the Employer Mandate) apply only to "large" employers with more than 50 employees, there are still several provisions that affect all employers, including small businesses with 50 employees or fewer.

WATCH: The Ultimate WORKout

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

After a grueling day at the office, a post-work gym session can make you feel like a Titan -- all those feel-good endorphins, that surge of energy and...

Jillian Berman

The Controversial Way This Company Got Its Workers In The Gym

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 09.05.2013 | Business

As a software engineer, Caleb Taylor knows all too well that coders aren’t exactly known for their commitment to physical fitness. “Engineers aren...

Jillian Berman

Your Employer Could Help You Lose Weight. That's Good News For You, And For Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business

Jacinda Jones had a hard time losing weight. At more than 350 pounds, the 32-year-old insurance claims specialist in Bowling Green, Ky. said she’d t...

New Rules and Research Mark a Coming of Age for Workplace Health

Dr. Derek Yach | Posted 08.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Derek Yach

For CEOs this presents an opportunity to re-examine and elevate the standards for workplace programs, choosing the ones based on science-based evidence of measurable impact.

Report Reveals Surprising Truth About Workplace Wellness Programs

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2013 | Business

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, May 24 (Reuters) - A long-awaited report on workplace wellness programs, which has still not been publicly ...

Value of Employee Wellness Programs

Kenneth Thorpe | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Kenneth Thorpe

We believe it would be unfortunate if the idea that employee wellness programs bring no return on investment took hold and became conventional wisdom. These initiatives are critical weapons in the ongoing war against chronic disease.

Corporate Wellness Programs Are a Secure Investment (Part 4)

Melissa Nordin | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
Melissa Nordin

The phrase "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is definitely being put to the test in today's health and fitness marketplace. One of the reasons for the hesitation is this: Is there a measurable and quantifiable ROI in corporate fitness and wellness programs?

Christina Wilkie

Smokers And Obese Could Lose Out In Health Care Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 06.29.2012 | Business

A little-discussed ramification of Thursday's landmark Supreme Court health care decision is that it could make things harder for the nation's heavies...

Health Happens in the Workplace: Employee Wellness Program to Improve Lives and Save Money

Robert Ross | Posted 07.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert Ross

We know health happens in the workplace, and there is plenty of research now telling us that savings happen with prevention.

National Public Health Week 2012: Toward a Healthier Nation

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 04.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

This National Public Health Week is a great time to begin moving toward a more active lifestyle. Social responsibility with programs like the National Plan for Physical Activity and the Let's Move Campaign are critical to improving public health.

Workplace Wellness: Secret Ingredient to Fighting NCDs Based on Report Released at Davos

Perry Yeatman | Posted 03.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Perry Yeatman

Those "cushy" desk jobs, while nice to have, especially during this time of sustained high unemployment, may be slowly doing us in.

Emma Gray

Workplace Wellness Programs: Bringing Preventive Care Into The Office

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 08.09.2011 | Healthy Living

“Work” and “wellness” are not often used in the same sentence. For many Americans, preventive health care is completely disconnected from ...