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Health and Fitness

Leading wellness experts paint a bleak picture of what happens to people who sit during most of their waking hours. The damage starts as quickly as 20 uninterrupted minutes in a chair or on a couch. Your metabolism slows. Your blood sugar level rises. Your liver looks to mop up the excess sugar and store it as fat – across your body. If you spend lots of time at a…

Health and Fitness

Lauren Dixon has something to tell all those business owners and executives who fold their arms with suspicion when they hear a pitch to add more heft to their company health and wellness program. Dixon Schwabl Advertising chose to focus on corporate culture, wellness and philanthropy, and saw its number of job applications grow by 242 percent during a three-year period…

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The second annual Corporate Wellness Summit will take place at KeyBank Center next week, on the heels of two national reports that ranked Western New York poorly in terms of health and well-being. “It will take everyone working together to turn these figures around and touchpoints at every turn.  We know we have the knowledge and talent in the region to do so,” said Mar…

Health and Fitness

American Health Association News The healthiest employees of Baptist Health South Florida incurred thousands of dollars less in health care costs and were less likely to be hospitalized or visit an emergency department than employees with moderate or poor health, according to a recent study released by the American Heart Association. The study offers a compelling bus…