Business
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Workplace Wellness Meets in the Middle of the Aisle

KennethThorpe - June 14, 2011

Congress is taking note of the need for workplace wellness, and elected officials are increasingly committed to making sure that the companies in their districts, for which…

Business
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Johnson & Johnson’s Culture of Health Pays Off

KennethThorpe - June 9, 2011

Arguably well ahead of its time, Johnson & Johnson introduced their employee wellness program “Live for Life” in 1979. For more than 30 years, Johnson & Johnson…

Public Health
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Prevention and Public Health Fund De-funded

KennethThorpe - April 2, 2011

Earlier today, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee voted to de-fund the Prevention and Public Health Fund. Americans are demanding cuts in federal spending, but not…

Global Healthcare
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Chronic Disease Prevention Remains Top Priority

KennethThorpe - March 23, 2011

One year ago, passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was no doubt a great step forward for chronic disease prevention and wellness. In fact,…

Study Shows Need for Chronic Disease Prevention
Public Health
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Public Health
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Study Shows Need for Chronic Disease Prevention

KennethThorpe - March 18, 2011

A study released earlier this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds fifteen states in the southeast U.S. to have the highest prevalence…