1. Even 2-Minute Walks Count in New Physical Activity Guidelines

    Any amount of physical activity -- even two minutes-- can add up to huge benefits for your immediate and long-term health, according to the new edition of the U.S. Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Previously, the guidelines stated that unless physical activity lasted 10 minutes or longer,…Read More

  2. Skin Sensors Monitor Sweat…and Stress

    Researchers from Stanford University have developed the first wearable skin sensor that can measure a person's cortisol levels from their sweat. Cortisol, a hormone that spikes in response to stress, is an important biomarker to help measure everything from emotional stress to metabolism and immune …Read More

  3. Women Getting Less Sleep than Men

    A new survey from the Better Sleep Council found that males often bragged about getting adequate amounts of sleep, while the women were considerably less likely to get a good night’s rest. Eight-four-percent of female participants found that sleep is important to their health, however, compared t…Read More

  4. The Cost of Sleep Deprivation

    Sleep deprivation has some sever costs. It endangers other workers lives and costs employers $1.4 million dollars a year. Many Americans have sleep disorders but they are often an overlooked problem most off us to do not even realize. There are certain behaviors we can modify that can help improve o…Read More

  5. Build Teams By Eating Together

    In my last video I spoke about the wide-reaching effects that good social connectedness can have on our overall health. Build stronger relationship with friends and co-workers alike by sharing a meal together--this truly can be one of THE best ways to develop those connections.…Read More

  6. Being Socially Connected At Work

    Are you missing out on opportunities for social connectivity at work? Most of us spend lots of time at work and missing out on the opportunity for these social relationships at work can have a large influence on our overall health and happiness.…Read More

  7. Night Shift Nurses Have Increased Risk of Cancer

    Female nurses who work frequent night shifts may be at greater risk for certain cancers, according to a new study published a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Chinese researchers compared data from 61 studies, from more than 114,000 cancer cases and more than 3.9 million p…Read More

  8. Sleep Study Alarms for Employers

    Forty-three percent of working Americans don’t receive enough sleep each night, and 76% say that they feel tired at work, reports a survey by the National Safety Council. Sleep is one of the three pillars of living a healthy lifestyle, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Seven or …Read More

  9. Nurses in Poorer Health 71% More Likely for Medical Errors

    Years of research has shown that depression among registered nurses is extremely common. In fact, RNs suffer from depression at nearly twice the rate of people in other professions. Now, new research is linking this depression to a significant uptick in medical errors. The study, published in the…Read More

  10. Employee Wellbeing Programs Dramatically Reduce Turnover

    A decade ago, people thought employee well-being was fluff. Now it’s hard to ignore the mountain of science proving the benefits of employee well-being. Leaders still tend to look at well-being in terms of ROI through healthcare cost reduction. But it is much more than that. Employee well-being co…Read More