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Workplace Wellness Programs: An Investment With Return

Written by Howard Lee on January 14, 2015. Posted in Well-Being, Post

 

When it comes to improving overall well-being and productivity, investing in workplace wellness programs is among the most effective and powerful choices a company can make. Often, these benefits are discussed in terms of health care cost reductions and insurance savings, where the savings are...

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Is the Cure Worse than the Disease? Here’s What You Need to Know About Drug Side Effects

Written by Howard Lee on May 15, 2014. Posted in Healthcare

We think it’s laughable at the end of drug commercials when the voice over narration speed-reads through what sounds like hundreds of different side effects. Laughable or terrifying or confusing. Why do so many necessary, sometimes life-saving medications cause side effects? Why, if doctors can...

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What’s In Your Cup? Separating Fact From Fiction On Your Favorite Drinks (Part 1)

Written by Howard Lee on April 16, 2014. Posted in Healthy Eating

It can be hard enough to get out of bed on Monday morning, let alone to forgo your favourite creamy lattes. But what you absent-mindedly sip all day at the office can have a host of unexpected side effects that may be affecting your health, your moods and even the way you work. Below is part one...

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Party On! Office Birthday Treats That Won’t Wreck Your Diet

Written by Howard Lee on April 15, 2014. Posted in Healthy Eating, Post

Birthdays can create tricky situations for dieters. Sure, a little cake in moderation never hurt anyone, but if you or your officemates are making a concerted effort to eat healthier, lose weight and nix refined sugars and additives, that piece of cake presents quite the conundrum. Instead, why...

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Quitting Smoking Cold Turkey Almost Never Works. Try This Instead

Written by Howard Lee on April 14, 2014. Posted in Healthcare, Post

If you are trying or have ever tried to quit smoking, in all likelihood, you have felt strong cravings to smoke – up to 90% of smokers say their experience of cravings prevents them from quitting.

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