Portland is not deterred by slow start to wellness plans

04/29/2011 | Portland Mercury (Ore.)

One year into a three-year wellness plan, city employees in Portland, Ore., have only achieved a half-percent drop in BMI levels and blood pressure readings actually increased. However, large health claims dropped $1.8 million in the past year and the city council plans to spend more money on the program to offer additional health screenings and exercise options.

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