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Promoting Workplace Wellness

Workplace wellness is now a business issue as health care costs soar. Healthcare costs are a $3 trillion annual expenditure. That is equal to over 17% of our country’s annual GDP. Health spending is growing at a 5+% annual rate. … Continue reading

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Should Your Company Ban Soda

Reebok has banned soda at their U.S. headquarters. Is this a wakeup call for other businesses to be more involved on food issues impacting human health? Or is this a hornet nest that CEOs and business owners should avoid at … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers Weight Crisis Is Crushing Medicare And Millennials

Medicare is projected to spend 72 percent MORE for the remaining lifetime of a typical 65 year old in 2030 than a 65 year old in 2010. Obesity is a major reason why. Almost TWICE as many baby boomers will … Continue reading

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Solutions To Our National Weight Gain Crisis

We face a national health crisis because of our weight. The CDC reports that a third of our population is obese. Ford Futurist Sheryl Connelly has reported on research that projects half of Generation Z (that generation born into the … Continue reading

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Obesity Rate Growing Along With Diabetes

26 MILLION adults and children have diabetes in the United States. Diabetes is the underlying or contributing cause for a quarter million deaths a year. If you are looking for a reason for our high health care costs, look no … Continue reading

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America’s TOP TEN Most Toxic Cities

Forbes.com has just released their findings on America’s most toxic cities. Here’s they are: Philadelphia Bakersfield Fresno New York Baton Rouge Los Angeles Houston St. Louis Salt Lake City Riverside. This research drew upon the findings of the EPA Air … Continue reading

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