The Wellable Blog

Google Is Re-engineering The Way Employees Eat

Google has long been known for its incredible work benefits—even in Silicon Valley, where tech start-ups frequently offer generous and competitive programs. In particular, the tech giant’s on-site dining options significantly increase employee ...
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Survey: Employees Ask Google—Not Doctors—About Health Concerns

Health worries can cause a lot of unnecessary stress for many people. Reason would state that this concern would translate to more proactive and professional management of health-related issues. In reality, that’s not always the case. Instead, many ...
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Study: Practicing Mindfulness May Lower Blood Pressure

Mindfulness—including practices such as yoga, journaling, meditation, and more—has surged in popularity in the last several years. People typically seek out these activities to control stress and improve mental and emotional wellness, but with ...
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Study: Wearable Devices Not Always Accurate With Calories Burned, Heart ...

A study published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise looked at the accuracy and efficacy of several different wearable devices that monitor and track physical activity. The results revealed that these devices are not always ...
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Apple Partners With Gyms For Rewards Program

Apple is providing some extra inspiration and support for those looking to achieve fitness goals this year. The tech giant recently launched Apple Watch Connected, a new rewards program for Apple Watch users.
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What Employers Need to Know About Coronavirus

Since the beginning of 2020, a deadly coronavirus that originated in China has spread rapidly, sending health workers and government officials into a panic. The illness is believed to have originated from a live animal market in Wuhan, where over 40 ...
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High U.S. Employment Rate Means More Flu Cases

A strong economy can create many challenges for employers. With a tight labor market, recruiting and retaining talent becomes more difficult, requiring benefits to be more competitive (and expensive). Now, research suggests that high employment also ...
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Physical Inactivity Threatens Productivity, Especially in the South

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released new data maps identifying the prevalence of adult physical inactivity across the United States. The results were discouraging. In every single state, the District of Columbia, ...
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Caregiving Support Retains Top Talent

Employee benefits that support their caregiving efforts are rapidly growing in importance. Workers that care for elderly parents or other relatives devote resources, time, and energy after work hours—often at the expense of their own personal ...
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Survey: Company Culture Varies By Region

The Harvard Business Review (HBR) recently conducted an assessment that looked at how corporate cultures differ across the world. Between December 2017 through May 2019, readers of HBR provided over 12,800 responses about workplace cultures from an ...
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