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What Preventative Screenings Do Men Need?

What are Preventative Screenings? Many people have heard of preventive health screenings, but may not fully understand what they are. These are tests and screenings that look for diseases before symptoms are present. Preventive screenings are not only cost effective for all those involved, but they also help increase the life expectancy of patients who participate in …

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Encouraging Employees to Utilize Mental Health and Well-Being Benefits

Mental Health and Well-Being May is Mental Health Awareness Month. In a previous blog post, we highlighted some important employee mental health statistics including: 78% of employees say that pandemic has negatively affected their mental health and well-being. 85% of employees report that newfound work-related stress is affecting their home lives. It is estimated that …

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How to Create a High-Autonomy Hybrid Workforce

What is a Hybrid Workforce? As explained by Bamboo HR, a “hybrid workforce model” is a flexible, or hybrid, work arrangement that incorporates employees who work in a single, central location (e.g., an office, store, or warehouse), employees who work remotely, and employees who alternate between in-office and remote work. To clarify, this is not …

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Do Wellness Programs Truly Work?

“Wellness Programs Don’t Work” As cited by SHRM, Johnson & Johnson launched its pioneering “Live for Life” initiative in 1979. This health improvement initiative was aimed at encouraging a healthy lifestyle among employees and since then, more and more employers have begun offering wellness programs. In fact, among companies with 200 or more employees, 81% …

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The Benefits of Encouraging Employees to Exercise

Global Employee Health and Fitness Month There are so many blogs, YouTube tutorials, and magazine articles about how to exercise. Many of these sources also focus on how to get a certain body type or “look,” and this information can not only be confusing for employees to navigate but also harmful. For Global Employee Health and …

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Wellness Program Success: A Step By Step Measurement Guide

Is Your Wellness Program Successful? When you put time, effort, and money into something, it is only natural to want to see results and have evidence that whatever you are investing in is worth it. The same goes for wellness programs. While more than 85% of large employers offer a wellness program, many are unsure …

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Global Employee Health and Fitness Month 2022

Global Employee Health and Fitness Month May is Global Employee Health and Fitness Month (GEHFM)! GEHFM is an international observance of health and fitness in the workplace and it is promoted by The National Association for Health and Fitness (NAHF). The overall goal of this observance is to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle to both …

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How Exactly Does Chronic Stress Affect Your Body?

The Effects of Chronic Stress So far on our blog this month, we’ve covered stress statistics in America and various stress management techniques. Today we want to explain just how stress affects your body to really illustrate why stress management is so important. As stated by the American Psychological Association, stress affects every single part of your body …

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