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Why Some People Think Workplace Wellness Programs Aren’t Fair

Wellness Testing

Most people can agree that workplace wellness programs are an excellent idea. Employees who participate in workplace wellness activities are generally more satisfied with their work and tend to lead healthier lives. However, some organizations are running into problems because they require health tests in connection with their workplace wellness program. ARCpoint Labs is definitely […]

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Does Your Workplace Wellness Program Do a Good Job of Helping With Heart Health?

Heart Health

The goal of any workplace wellness program is to improve the health of employees, which in turn cuts costs and leads to more productivity. According to the American Heart Association, though, many workplace wellness programs are failing to improve one key part of employees’ wellness: heart health. Here’s what HR managers and workplace wellness leaders […]

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Caffeine Alternatives for Your Employees

Drinking Water

People rely on coffee or other caffeine alternatives to get through the day. Unfortunately, most of these coffee drinkers are addicted to caffeine and may find it difficult to operate without it. Being hooked on caffeine is not just in the drinker’s imagination, says a new study published by Johns Hopkins Medical School. The study […]

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Incorporating Nutrition Into Your Workplace Wellness Program

Business Woman

March is celebrated as National Nutrition Month, and it’s the ideal time for employers and employees to learn more about healthy eating. If your workplace currently has a wellness program or you are looking to add one, you might be interested in how nutrition can fit into your program. We have some tips for adding […]

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Improve Your Thyroid Health With These Foods

Nuts

The food you put in your body isn’t just made for satisfying cravings — it’s made to provide your body with the energy it needs to properly function. Since it’s Thyroid Awareness Month, we are exploring some foods you can add to your diet to better support thyroid function.

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4 Workplace Wellness Trends to Watch for in 2015

Standing Desk

We’re only two weeks into 2015, but at ARCpoint Labs, we’re thinking about the big picture. Forward-thinking is a key part of workplace wellness; it’s all about helping your employees discover their health risks so they can take the right preventative measures and make positive lifestyle changes to ensure a longer life. Today, we’re outlining the […]

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How to Make Your Workplace Wellness Program More Effective

Studies have shown that workplace wellness programs can be very effective, leading to lower healthcare costs and fewer trips to the doctor or hospital. It seems that workplaces are starting to realize the many benefits to workplace wellness programs, as evidenced by the higher number of companies who are offering financial incentives for participation. We’re […]

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Workplace Wellness for Women: How to Create a Program to Help Female Employees

ARCpoint Labs | Create Female-Friendly Workplace Wellness Programming

A workplace wellness program should be designed to appeal to all your employees. This means including programming that pertains to the women in your workforce. Women’s health is different than men’s, and your workplace wellness program must reflect this. In doing so, you’ll create a more supportive, productive environment for your female employees — always […]

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Why Lowering Your Employees’ Cholesterol Should be a Priority

ARCpoint Labs | Lower Employees' Cholesterol

September is Cholesterol Education Month, which makes it a great time for HR managers and employers to focus on informing employees about the dangers of high cholesterol and how to manage cholesterol levels. You might find it strange for your workplace to be concerned with cholesterol levels, but when you consider what health problems high […]

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Just Joining the Workforce? See Our Tips to Stay Healthy at Work

ARCpoint Labs | Stay Healthy at Work

In fall, a number of recent college graduates often start their careers. It’s easy for those new to the workforce to prioritize their job and let their own health fall to the wayside. After all, adjusting to a new workplace can be challenging for even the most seasoned worker — it’s even more challenging when […]

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