The Wellable Blog

Study: Nearly Half Of U.S. Companies Have A Wellness Program

More companies are providing health and wellness programs, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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HSA Growth Highlights Employees’ Desire For Financial Wellness

The number of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) is growing rapidly, with no signs of slowing down. According to research firm Devenir’s year-end HSA report, by the end of 2018, the number of HSAs grew to 25 million, a 13% increase from the previous ...
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Survey: Wellness Programs Receiving More Investment, Expanding Globally

When employees are healthy, businesses perform better. Numerous studies have shown the impact employee wellness has on overall corporate success, and businesses are taking notice. A recent survey from Fidelity Investments and the National Business ...
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Study: Workplace Yoga Lowers Employee Stress

Yoga has long been considered an effective way to decrease stress in general, but few studies have reviewed the ability of yoga to reduce stress in the workplace specifically.
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Study: Wellness Programs Don’t Work (It’s Not As Bad As It Sounds)

A new study brings more complexity to the discussion on the effectiveness of corporate wellness programs, saying that the wellness program reviewed did not provide employees with significant measurable outcomes. 
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Employee Wellness Benefits Winners and Losers

Companies that want to attract and retain employees are pumping up their benefits offerings, but as new generations of employees enter the workforce and as current employees’ needs change, the benefits that were once popular can become less so, as ...
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Fitness Apps Alone Don’t Lead To Long-Term Results

Fitness apps are prevalent, with more than 300,000 on the market, but a recent study questions the efficacy of these technologies. Researchers did a meta-analysis, looking at data from six studies out of a total of 6,000, to find out whether ...
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Emerging Benefits Employees Want Most

Companies keep coming up with time-saving benefits to help employees. Valet services, on-site dry cleaners, and concierge services are all well and good, but a new study suggests that employees don’t want perks that save time as much as they want ...
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The Cost Of Employee Stress

  • 04.08.2019
Americans are more stressed than ever. A recent survey by Cigna found that four out of five people in the U.S. say they are stressed, and 15% of those surveyed say their stress is unmanageable. This feeling of pressure doesn’t just affect their ...
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Study: Mental Health Apps Not As Effective As Perceived

As companies expand their employee wellness programs to address mental health, there is increased focus on how mobile apps can serve as useful tools. Although more than 1,000 mental health apps exist, a recent study suggests these apps may not be as ...
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