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 focus on safety, help workers reduce injury risks

7/30/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

More companies are emphasizing employee safety at the office to prevent injuries, encouraging employees to point out safety problems and even stop work if they see a potential hazard. Swedish company … Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

World Hepatitis Day puts emphasis on prevention, treatment

7/28/2014

  • Huffington Post, The
  • Voice of America

The World Health Organization used World Hepatitis Day on Monday to call for more testing, prevention and treatment of a disease that leads to almost 1.5 million deaths each year. Stanford University … Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Kimball: Divide body weight by 2 to determine fluid needs

7/30/2014

  • Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

Daily fluid needs are affected by weight, activities and diet, so the best way to figure out how many ounces to consume is to divide body weight by two, registered dietitian Molly Kimball writes. Any … Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

N.C. district's Hungry Tummy Cafe bus brings meals to students

7/29/2014

  • WECT-TV (Wilmington, N.C.)

A North Carolina district is using a remodeled school bus to bring meals to students over the summer. Officials said the mobile meal service, called the Hungry Tummy Cafe, is a national model that wor… Read More