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How Well Do Workplace Wellness Programs Work?

Credit: NPR- Published 6 days ago
These job-based programs can motivate employees to make some changes in behavior, research finds, but don't seem to move the dial on workers' health status or employer spending on health care.
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Published 6 days ago -  00:51
Study: Wellness Programs At Work Aren't Working Very Well
Healthy employees are good business for companies, because it allows them to put in more hours at work. As such, many companies put workplace wellness programs in place, hoping their employees will become slender, fit non-smokers. However, UPI reports a new study from Harvard says those programs might not be working. The study found that while workplace wellness programs led to some healthier behaviors, they didn't lower blood pressure, body mass index, or cholesterol.

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