Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Customize wellness communication strategies, experts say

4/18/2014

  • Employee Benefit News

Personalized communications throughout the year, not just during health plan enrollment periods, can help keep employees engaged in wellness initiatives, benefit experts said. Jill Havely of Towers Wa… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Patients find preventive care billing rules confusing

4/16/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Patients are confused about what constitutes preventive care that is to be provided free of deductibles and co-pays under the Affordable Care Act. Medicare may charge beneficiaries if polyps are remov… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Food journals offer insights into eating habits, RD says

4/18/2014

  • Health.com

Study data show keeping a food journal can help people lose weight, and registered dietitian Cynthia Sass writes that such diaries also can offer insights about the eating process. She writes that a f… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

USDA to test serving dried, canned, frozen produce in schools

4/18/2014

  • Produce News, The

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is designing a pilot program for the 2014-15 school year in which participating schools will serve canned, frozen and dried produce in snacks as part of the federal … Read More