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Stem Worker Turnaround by Investing in the Right Digital Health Tool

By Patrick Wheelock

Dec 1, 2022 10:00:00 AM

If you thought employee turnaround was declining after COVID-related peaks, the latest statistics may change your mind. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics compiled by McKinsey, the..

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Stem Worker Turnaround by Investing in the Right Digital Health Tool

By Patrick Wheelock

Dec 1, 2022 10:00:00 AM

If you thought employee turnaround was declining after COVID-related peaks, the latest statistics may change your mind. According to U.S. Bureau of..

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Childhood Obesity Impacts Future Workforce. Here’s How Employers Can Turn the Tide

By Michele Bell

Nov 17, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Obesity in children continues to rise, with more than 1 in 5 (22%) U.S. children now affected, up from 18% 10 years ago, according to a recent study.

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Great Health Coaching Can Move Members Toward Their Goals: Three Stories to Prove It

By Patrick Wheelock

Nov 3, 2022 10:00:00 AM

For most people trying to make major changes to their health, it’s two steps forward and one step back. (Or sometimes one step forward and two steps..

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How Pandemic Weight Gain Impacts the Workplace and What to do Now

By Michele Bell

Oct 20, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Although, officially, the COVID-19 pandemic has moved to the rearview mirror, its impact on North Americans’ long-term health lingers. A recent,..

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Why Great Coaching Starts With Questions, Not Advice

By Patrick Wheelock

Oct 6, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Advice from a health coach can be invaluable in helping someone pursue their health goals, whether that be losing weight, reducing chronic disease..

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Two Steps to Wellness: How Buy-In and Goal-Setting Get Members Off to a Healthy Start

By Patrick Wheelock

Sep 22, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Ready for a change? That was the case for Betsy and Chris, who found themselves overweight and unhealthy due to bad habits, family health patterns..

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Earlier Screening Will Improve Diabetes Detection. Here’s What Needs to Come Next

By Patrick Wheelock

Sep 8, 2022 8:00:00 AM

A year ago, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force changed its guidance as to when doctors should start screening for diabetes. The group, an..

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Four Reasons Mobile Wellness Programs Work Better in a Remote-Work Era

By Michele Bell

Aug 25, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Nearly six in 10 American workers have the opportunity to work from home at least part of the time, according to a 2022 McKinsey study of 25,000..

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To Tip the Scales on the Obesity Epidemic, Health Plans Must Learn What Members Hate

By Patrick Wheelock

Aug 11, 2022 10:00:00 AM

About 4 out of 10 Americans (42%) are obese, twice the number 20 years ago, and new data show that trend will likely continue. A study published in..

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Digital Health Can Turn the Tide on Chronic Disease – and the Health Costs That Follow

By Patrick Wheelock

Jul 28, 2022 10:00:00 AM

The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease projects medical costs from disease like diabetes, obesity and heart disease could cost America $2 trillion..
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Employee Mental Health Is Suffering. Here’s How Digital Health Tools Can Help

By Kristin Jones

Jun 1, 2022 8:00:00 AM

We live in stressful times, and that stress is spilling into the workplace. Though the pandemic landed a serious blow to Americans’ mental health,..

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Transformed Lives: Three Yes Health Success Stories and Why the Program Worked When Others Failed

By Kristin Jones

May 11, 2022 8:00:00 AM

The realization that something in one’s life has to change can creep up gradually, like the numbers on a scale, or come as quickly as a lightning..