Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Neb. firm changes wellness approach to increase participation

10/24/2014

  • Nebraska Radio Network

Norfolk Iron and Metal Co. in Nebraska got less resistance from employees and better participation when it eased up on its approach to wellness, said Tara Smydra, who runs the program. The company use… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Many cancer patients make lifestyle, treatment changes to afford care

10/22/2014

  • Healio (free registration)

A survey of patients with colorectal, breast and other solid tumor cancers who sought help paying for their medical care found that 89% made lifestyle changes to help handle treatment costs. The study… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Use Food Day to get people talking about real food, RDN says

10/24/2014

  • Food & Nutrition Magazine online

Today is national Food Day, and people can support the healthy- and sustainable-eating movement by talking to friends and family and promoting it in schools and the community, registered dietitian nut… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Ala. district considers policy to restrict free meals

10/24/2014

  • AL.com (Alabama)

Just two months after an Alabama school district changed its meal policy to allow students who could not pay to receive a regular meal, debt associated with the meals has spiked to $14,000. Now, offic… Read More