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(Video) Let’s Talk About Corporate Health Screenings

Posted by Pamela Myers on Jun 29, 2017 10:40:00 AM

When it comes to workplace health screenings, you may be thinking, “What’s in it for me?” Turns out, a lot!

What’s the deal with corporate health screenings? First of all, “corporate health screening” sounds a little daunting - and not super inviting. What if we called it, “a free check-up at work,” does that sound better? That’s essentially what these screenings are!

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Topics: corporate health screening

Fill Your Plate with Cancer Fighting Foods

Posted by Pamela Myers on Jun 16, 2017 10:32:00 AM

Prevent and fight cancer causing cells with these common foods

According to the National Cancer Institute (through NIH) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), there are many types of food to help prevent and fight cancer. The best thing, too – these vitamin-enriched foods can boost more than your immune system. Cancer-fighting food is often rich in antioxidants, fiber, carotenoids and more, all of which will promote health, increase energy and enhance your mood.

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Topics: lower the risk of many cancers, cancer fighting foods, foods to prevent cancer

Employees Weigh In On the Debate: What is the Best Wellness Program?

Posted by Jim Tegler on Jun 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Accessibility (it’s All About the Tech)

There are a variety of workplace wellness program models. Due to their growing popularity, there is also quite a bit of discussion on which wellness program model is the most effective. With many businesses deciding to implement their own corporate wellness program, everyone is asking the question, “What is the best wellness program?”

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Topics: wellness programs, corporate wellness program, employee wellness program, executive wellness program

What Are the Benefits of Workplace Wellness Programs for You?

Posted by Pamela Myers on Jun 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Why Should an Employer Consider Implementing a Wellness Program?

According to a recent write-up in the Harvard Business Review, the most beneficial components of a workplace wellness program combine lifestyle-management and disease-management. The study further stressed the benefits of preventative screenings and measures associated with disease management, yielding an 86% increase in hard health care cost savings. This equated to $136 in cost savings per employee.

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Topics: wellness programs, benefits of workplace wellness programs, corporate wellness programs

Implementing a Corporate Wellness Program: Getting Started

Posted by Jim Tegler on Jun 13, 2017 10:40:00 AM

So you want a healthy, happy and productive corporate culture.

Why wouldn’t you?  Implementing a corporate wellness program in the workplace can lower healthcare costs and absenteeism, raise morale and productivity and much more. The main question at hand: how? Easily, conveniently and comprehensively … that’s how!

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Topics: wellness programs, corporate wellness program, integrative corporate wellness program

(Video) Walk It Off: Walking for Health Benefits

Posted by Thomas Tegler on May 17, 2017 1:10:06 PM

There are numerous unique health benefits of walking, and Wellworks For You can help you to make the most of them with fun, effective pedometer programs that produce real results.

Remember in elementary school when your class was split between “bus kids” and “walkers”--those who rode the bus to school and those who walked? There was always a certain appeal to being a bus kid, but maybe those walkers were on to something.

Maybe, all these years down the road, they’re the healthy ones.

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Topics: walking for health benefits

(Video) 4 Summer Fitness Tips

Posted by Dan Atkinson on May 11, 2017 2:07:00 PM

Summer offers great exercise opportunities, vacation time for fitness and fun, and plenty of healthy seasonal foods. Take advantage of summer, and achieve your best health with help from Wellworks For You.

Ah, summertime. We’re really in the heart of it now--the long, hot, sunny days and warm nights. It’s an amazing time of year, but, at Wellworks For You, we know that for those of us who aren’t in quite as good physical health as we’d like (which--let’s face it--includes most of us), summer can be a little stressful.

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Topics: summer workouts, video, Summer BBQ Recipes, fitness

(Video) 5 of the Best Health & Wellness Trends of 2016

Posted by Pamela Myers on Apr 17, 2017 2:37:00 PM

To know what progress we as a society make toward better health and wellness in 2016, you must remember these 5 trends.

We’re almost finished with the first quarter of 2017. But before 2016 vanishes entirely from our rear view mirror, we wanted to take a quick look back at some of last year’s best health & wellness trends.

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Topics: health & wellness trends, 2016 health trends, health trends

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

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