Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Ill. hospitals use wellness to reduce employee health risks

9/30/2014

  • Peoria Journal Star (Ill.)

OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and UnityPoint Health-Methodist hospital in Peoria, Ill., have developed prevention-based employee-wellness programs. St. Francis data show about a 30% decrease in emp… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Model suggests hepatitis C infections could be rare by 2036

9/24/2014

  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

University of Pittsburgh researchers said a computer model that considered current screening and treatment trends suggests hepatitis C could become a rare disease by 2036 or sooner. Researcher Mina Ka… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

RD: Diet success comes from making 1 healthy choice at a time

9/30/2014

  • Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.) (tiered subscription model), The

People who use willpower to resist short-term or small temptations can help themselves stay motivated and stick with a diet, registered dietitian Rebecca Turner writes. It's important to use self-disc… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Calif. district's board considers grab-and-go breakfast program

9/30/2014

  • Californian (Salinas, Calif.) (tiered subscription model), The

The school board of a California district is considering launching a two-week pilot program that would give students access to grab-and-go breakfasts after the school day has begun. If approved, the p… Read More