1. How to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

    A large new study from the American Cancer Society inventoried risk factors for various types of cancer. The findings shed much-needed light on the numbers of cancers that could be prevented by making the necessary lifestyle changes. The new research examined a total of 1,570,975 cancer cases, 587…Read More

  2. Why Employee Engagement is the Answer

    Better employee engagement can improve hospital performance, according to a new Advisory Board study. For the study, researchers used Advisory Board Survey Solutions data, which included responses from more than one million respondents from hundreds of hospitals. The study found that every 1 perce…Read More

  3. Women, Walk Your Way to Health

    In a new study of 17,000 women, those who walked briskly for an average of nearly 70 minutes daily had up to a 70% lower risk of death compared to the least active women who moved just 8 minutes a day. The study also found the benefits were significant mainly for women who participated in moderate t…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Can’t Get to the Gym? Use Your Smartphone

    We are running out of excuses (no pun intended) on why we can’t get exercise. For those who can’t find time to go to the gym, your gym can be virtual. Online workout sessions can be the next best thing to a personal trainer. Here are a few of the best apps out there: iBodyFit: This site, from on…Read More

  7. 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

  8. How to Combat the Obesity Epidemic

    Just 1/3 of Americans believe they are in good shape, according to a new survey on fitness by ReportLinker, and 42% consider themselves to be too fat. Despite the obesity epidemic, Americans claim they want to be fit. Three out of four say having a good shape and looking good are important to them. …Read More

  9. What Millennials Really Want

    Employers have long been talking about the impact Millennials have on the workforce and what changes are necessary to accommodate them, but the time for discussion has passed. It’s time for action. According to the PEW Research Center, during the last two years, Millennials have overtaken Baby Boo…Read More