Archive for June, 2012

HIV & AIDS Testing

This past week, the CDC instituted a “National HIV Testing Day.” The CDC felt so strongly about the importance of HIV testing that to gain awareness about this STD and its growing problem, it created an all-out, nation-wide campaign. Not only was the purpose to promote HIV testing itself but to raise awareness that over […]

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Pop-Tarts – A Healthy Breakfast?

I spoke with a wellness coordinator the other day who works with many elementary schools on nutrition. She had just left a meeting where her fight against multi-grain Pop-Tarts being considered a healthy breakfast choice was fleeting. Federal regulations allowed this option to be on the nutritional menu, and despite her push to offer a […]

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Follow in Choice Hotels Workplace Wellness Footsteps

We love to see great examples of workplace wellness. Choice Hotels just received its 10th consecutive Workplace Excellence Award and Trailblazer Award from Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE), a nonprofit that recognizes workplaces that encourage wellness and are considered “great places to work.” This is definitely a company to follow and watch when it comes […]

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Using the Farmers Market For Workplace Wellness

Anyone else pretty pumped for summertime? Not only are the days full of glorious sunshine, but our markets are also hopping with amazing fresh produce! Summer is a great time to head over to your local Farmer’s Market and try some new recipes! If you’re in charge of workplace wellness around your office, here are […]

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Interval Training for The Wanna-Be Runners

Anyone else there an aspiring runner? It seems like there are two kinds of people in this world – those born to naturally be great runners and those who will strive to keep up with them for the rest of their lives. (Or I suppose there’s a third type – those who don’t give a […]

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