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01/03/2019

The Vaping Epidemic: We're at Risk of Reversing a Two-Decade Decline in Youth Smoking

The statistics are alarming. Between 2017 and 2018, e-cigarette use rose by more than 75% for high school teens and by nearly 50% for middle school-age children.

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12/21/2018

Thinking Differently About Obesity

We’ve been thinking a lot about obesity this year, and the fact that most of us - as well as the animals under our care, including in zoos and labs - continue to gain weight.  Read More

12/12/2018

Top Employers Invest in Parental Benefits

The best places to work are making the parenthood journey a joyful one, according to a recent Fortune article featuring Business Group members Comcast and PwC for their innovative approaches to supporting new parents.

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12/12/2018

How Are Employers and the Jetsons Similar?

During a recent Board dinner, the topic of the Jetsons came up in conversation. We’re not the first to recognize it, but the writers’ ability to predict the future is both fascinating and intriguing.  Read More

11/19/2018

We're Experiencing a Caregiver Crunch

Our aging population, increased prevalence of chronic diseases, delayed retirement, higher divorce rates among Baby Boomers, geographically dispersed families and shortage of trained caregivers is causing an unprecedented caregiver crunch.

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11/19/2018

The Case for Well-being as Profit Center

Evidence for the positive impact of employee well-being is growing. Read More

11/06/2018

Obesity: It's Complicated

Huff Post recently published “Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong,” by Michael Hobbes highlighting a significant gap between science and practice in the treatment of obesity. Read More

09/26/2018

Keep New Parents in the Workforce: Best Practices for Managers

Will your top talent return after having a child? According to a survey conducted by Ovia Health featured in our recently released Parent Package, nearly 1-in-3 moms don't return after having children, and of those, 40 percent felt that their large employer could have done things differently to retain them as employees.  Read More

09/26/2018

Workforce Strategy Prepares Employers for the Future of Work, Life & Health

Workforce Strategy participants are energetically learning and networking with power players on the 2nd day of Business Group on Health’s annual conference.

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09/12/2018

Hurricane Season is Here: Employers Brace for a Hard Hit and Prepare to Aid in Recovery

With Hurricane Florence set to slam into the East Coast, large employers are activating emergency preparedness plans and preparing to extend assistance and support to those affected.

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