Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

ACA rules drive company focus on wellness programs

4/24/2014

  • Oklahoman (Oklahoma City), The

Affordable Care Act provisions, such as a penalty for high-cost employee health plans, are pushing more companies to offer wellness programs to lower medical costs and help workers get and stay fit. E… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Study: Patients value CRC test accuracy over bowel prep issues

4/21/2014

  • NewsDaily

A U.K. survey of colorectal cancer screening candidates suggested they may favor exams that have the least bowel preparation but are not willing to make a trade-off between bowel prep and lower test s… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Wis. high-school students grow lettuce for lunch

4/24/2014

  • La Crosse Tribune (Wis.)

Students at Sparta High School in Wisconsin are growing lettuce the cafeteria can use in meals all year long. The group harvested their first crop of hydroponic lettuce, grown using equipment bought w… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

N.J. district increases breakfast participation with in-class option

4/24/2014

  • South Jersey Times (Woodbury, N.J.)

A New Jersey school district launched a breakfast-in-the-classroom program this week to ensure all students have access to a morning meal. On the program's first day, 120 students were served cereal, … Read More