BeneFIT Corporate Wellness Blog Archives

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Keep Your Sneeze from Turning into a Wheeze

Posted: December 13, 2012

As the cold weather season sets in, so do the common cold, flu and asthma flare-ups in adults and children. Educate your employees on ways to be proactive in preventing a sneeze from a common cold to turning into the wheeze of an asthma flare-up. The most common causes of asthma flare-ups are respiratory infections that [...] Read Post

Holiday Less Stress

Posted: December 12, 2012

The holidays are meant to bring joy and happiness to all, but it may be very common for some employees to experience depression, burnout, and feelings of isolation during this time of year. Help your employees try to prevent stress before it starts. Here are a few tips you can share with your employees to [...] Read Post

Healthy Holiday Menu Makeover

Posted: December 11, 2012

The holidays are a time for traditions, and for most of us, many of those traditions involve our favorite comfort foods. While this may not be the easiest time to take on a strict diet, this is a great time to be mindful of what you eat and introduce healthy habits to carry throughout the [...] Read Post

Breast Cancer May Affect Women and Men

Posted: November 12, 2012

In the United States, breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer among women, and the second leading cause of female cancer deaths. One in every eight women develops breast cancer. The National Cancer Institute (NCI estimated that for 2012, there would be 228,870 new female cases and 39,510 female deaths from breast [...] Read Post

Type 2 Diabetes: Prevention is the Best Cure

Posted: September 27, 2012

If you’re overweight or have a family history of Type 2 diabetes, now is the time to make five simple lifestyle changes recommended by the American Diabetes Association. Get more physical activity. If you have a sedentary lifestyle, even moderate increases in your activity levels will help you lose weight and lower your blood sugar. [...] Read Post