Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States. And high cholesterol and high blood pressure are two of the leading causes of heart disease. Learn about the AllWays Health Partners benefit proven to lower cholesterol and reduce blood pressure — and three other ways you can promote heart health for your workforce.
Right now, many people are reflecting on the year behind us and forming new goals and resolutions for 2021. After a long year of dramatic changes to the way we work, spend time with friends and family, and go about our daily lives, these resolutions may look different from past years. Let’s look at popular new year’s resolutions for 2021, and how employers can help their employees meet those goals.
For many businesses, the shift to remote work has come with challenges that are still not easy to solve even seven months after the start of the pandemic. Struggles like feeling disconnected from colleagues, increased stress, and decreased engagement are all continuing to have an impact on the way we work. If your company has gone remote, our remote work guide will walk you through how to improve the experience of working from home and support your employees’ mental and physical health.
Employee stress seems to be an ever-present topic these days. We all know, and studies have confirmed, that occupational pressures are the leading source of stress for American workers, especially over the last few decades. But now, COVID-19 has only escalated this situation.
Workplace apps are now a staple for many businesses—whether used for collaboration, communication or project management. Given their increasing popularity and ubiquity, integrating mobile apps into a stress management program might be one of the cheapest, easiest, and most effective methods to improve the emotional wellbeing of your employees.
Breaking an addiction to nicotine isn't easy, but employers are uniquely positioned to encourage and help their employees quit smoking and vaping. Research shows that helping an employee quit smoking provides a great return on investment in lower health care and workers’ compensation costs and increased productivity. As November and the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout approach, this blog post can help you prepare for and promote your own companion program or Quit Day event.