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Of Thee I Sneeze: Top U.S. Seasonal Allergy Triggers for Everyone, Everywhere

Posted by Pamela Myers on Apr 13, 2017 10:20:50 AM

What unites the U.S. like nothing else? Seasonal allergies! Here’s a coast-to-coast guide to what keeps us sneezing, wheezing, and seeking relief.

Whether or not we think our nation seems politically and culturally divided these days, all Americans can rally around the wise words of Benjamin Franklin:

“In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death, taxes—and seasonal allergies.”

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Topics: seasonal allergy relief

Wellworks For You Launches Newly Designed Smartphone App

Posted by Thomas Tegler on Mar 28, 2017 10:38:00 AM

Wellworks For You Launches a New Health Risk Assessment, Health Coaching Appointment System, and Newly Designed Smartphone App

WEST CHESTER, PA - March 23, 2017

"Wellworks For You has added new enhancements and products to their already plentiful wellness program offerings. These updates include a new health risk assessment, health coaching appointment system, and newly designed smartphone app. The new offerings are available to existing clients, as well as any companies looking to implement a corporate wellness program for their organization.

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Topics: Wellness App

What Kind Of Wellness Programs Should You Offer Your Workers?

Posted by Pamela Myers on Mar 24, 2017 2:29:00 PM

 

Ready to join the growing number of companies offering employee wellness programs, but aren’t sure where to start? Here’s a quick-start guide to what’s working in corporate wellness.

“Everybody’s doing it!” is far from the best business case for any corporate initiative. But when it comes to corporate wellness programs, it’s close to the truth—and for good reasons.

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Topics: corporate wellness program, top 5 corporate wellness programs, companies with corporate wellness programs

5 Unusual (But Helpful) Tips to Quit Smoking

Posted by Pamela Myers on Mar 17, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Try something different to quit smoking.

If you are thinking about quitting or have tried to quit before, then you probably know the standard tips and tricks for how to quit smoking. But the same things don’t always work for everyone, so you may want to try some of these more unusual approaches to fighting withdrawal and maintaining your commitment to not smoking.

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Topics: smoking cessation, best method to quit smoking, quit smoking

Wellness Just Got a Whole Lot Easier - and Customizable!

Posted by Pamela Myers on Mar 13, 2017 2:10:00 PM

We live in a world of customization - why should your wellness program be any different?

When it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle - we can use all the help we can get, right? Having a ready supply of wellness resources at our disposal can make the difference between meeting our fitness goals and simply never getting started in the first place.

That’s the idea behind our Wellworks Wellness Portal - a fully customizable, interactive, corporate website designed to provide you and your employees with all the tools you need to achieve total wellness.

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Topics: Health and Wellness, wellness resources

Don’t Let Fake Health & Nutrition Articles Derail Your Diet!

Posted by Pamela Myers on Mar 13, 2017 11:21:00 AM

Confused by conflicting health and nutrition advice? We’ve got some tips to help you make sense of it all.

There’s been a lot of talk about fake news lately, but it’s nothing new. The diet industry has been touting questionable claims forever, and there’s a constant stream of conflicting health and nutrition articles popping up in your newsfeed. Coffee is good for you, coffee is bad for you, skim milk vs whole, margarine vs butter, juicing vs blending...it’s a warzone out there. So how do you know what to trust, and what to take with a grain of (pink-Himalayan-Kosher-flaked-sea) salt?

March is National Nutrition Month, so what better time to learn how to sort through the nonsense and find nutrition tips that are worth using? Let’s find out why health and nutrition advice can be so contradictory, and what you can do about it.

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Topics: Health and Wellness, health and nutrition articles, health and nutrition facts

“Spring Forward” With Our Daylight Saving Health Tips!

Posted by Pamela Myers on Mar 10, 2017 12:11:36 PM

Springing forward can be rough on our health - read how to make a smooth transition with our daylight saving tips.

First things first - go circle Sunday, March 12th on your calendar - we’ll wait.

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Topics: effects of daylight savings time on body, daylight saving health, daylight savings, spring forward

5 Winter Exercise Ideas To Help You Stay Active

Posted by Pamela Myers on Mar 10, 2017 11:13:35 AM

It’s easy to lose workout motivation during the winter season. Check out these five exercise ideas that are perfect ways to stay active in spite of the winter weather.

Winter is a real hit-or-miss season in terms of staying active and in shape.

First, let’s look at wintertime activity optimistically. There are a number of winter exercise ideas and activities that you can only participate in during the winter--think skiing, sledding, outdoor ice skating and hockey, etc. Furthermore, there’s the whole matter of New Year’s resolutions; winter is a time when people set goals and often make a fresh effort and commitment to exercise and healthy living. These resolutions often provide people with extra motivation to get the exercise they need.

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Topics: exercise, Health and Wellness, winter exercise ideas

(Video) Want To Know How To Keep New Year Resolutions? Here’s Five Ways!

Posted by Pamela Myers on Mar 8, 2017 1:10:00 PM

Realistic goals, monthly updates, partnering up, and using a health coach can help to make your New Year resolution successful.

It happens every year. Everybody sets out to begin the new year with positive lifestyle changes--some simple, some wildly ambitious. Everyone intends on this being the year that we finally follow through on our goals.

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Topics: Health and Wellness, health goals, new years resolution

(Video) It’s Not You….It’s Winter Blues

Posted by Pamela Myers on Feb 12, 2017 11:57:00 AM

Find out the real reason you’ve been feeling down.

You haven’t been feeling yourself for a while now. You aren’t quite sure when it began, and maybe it seems like it has always been this way, but way back in the recesses of your memory you think that there was a time when things felt...better. But now, you feel tired, irritable, frustrated with life, and sluggish. You can’t put a finger on the source of how you feel, just that you don’t feel great.

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