Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Smoking cessation is effective wellness initiative

9/16/2014

  • American City Business Journals

An employee wellness initiative with the greatest potential return on investment may also be one of the most obvious: smoking-cessation programs. Potomac Cos. CEO Joe Appelbaum said studies show compa… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

U.S. data show decrease in hepatitis E seroprevalence

9/10/2014

  • Healio (free registration)

U.S. data showed seroprevalence for hepatitis E infection was 21% from 1988 to 1994 but dropped to 6% from 2009 to 2010. About 0.5% of HEV cases were linked to a recent exposure, and increasing age wa… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Drug addicts often transfer addiction to food, experts say

9/16/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

People who battle drug addiction can gain weight by swapping drugs for food during their recovery, experts said, and the idea is backed up by study data suggesting foods and drugs have a similar effec… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Lawmakers seek broader definition of "homelessness"

9/15/2014

  • Deseret News (Salt Lake City), The

U.S. lawmakers are considering a change to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's definition of "homelessness." The change would classify children and families who live in motels and c… Read More