Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Companies help employees with nonmedical wellness issues

10/22/2014

  • Human Resource Executive

Five "unmentionable" life obstacles that can increase employee health risks and corporate health spending include caregiving, financial and relationship problems, workplace stress, and an unhealthy se… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Studies link fecal transplants to high C. difficile cure rates

10/20/2014

  • Medscape (free registration)

Fecal microbiota transplants lead to high and sustained cure rates for refractory Clostridium difficile infection as long as patients do not need treatment with antibiotics for other conditions, accor… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

U.S. takes action against online dietary supplement company

10/22/2014

  • ConsumerAffairs.com
  • Palm Beach Post (Fla.) (free content), The

A federal court has issued a temporary order banning Health Formulas, doing business with trade names including Simple Pure, from marketing green-coffee-bean extract and other dietary supplements aft… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Ala. district works to protect students with food allergies

10/22/2014

  • AL.com (Alabama)

Officials in an Alabama school district say they are working to protect students who have food allergies from exposure to allergens during meal times through education, careful understanding of studen… Read More