Tag: Tobacco Cessation

Help Employees Quit Tobacco and Boost your Bottom Line

Posted: August 14, 2017

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One Study Found that Smoking Cessation Treatment Programs Double or Triple Quit Rates. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nearly 70 percent of adult smokers want to quit. That’s not surprising, since cigarette smoking is the single-largest cause of preventable disease and death in the United States. Tobacco users aren’t the [...] Read Post

Slipping on Your Wellness Routine? How to Stick to it.

Posted: March 20, 2017

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The journey to health and wellness doesn’t always move in a straight line. People are human and prone to slip-ups on their goals as they strive to enrich their lives with healthy behaviors. Consider the walking group at work, for example. At first, everyone was gung-ho. A group of colleagues was out there every day, [...] Read Post

Is Health Coaching Right for You? Q&A with BeneFIT Health & Wellness Coach Christie Lanasa, RN, Ed.S.

Posted: November 4, 2014

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Even those with the best intentions can find it hard to make healthy choices day to day. Whether it’s a heavy workload or a busy family life, you may not have the time to think about your health and wellness goals. A health and wellness coach provides the motivation and accountability you need to get [...] Read Post

Can Smoking Impact Your Breast Cancer Risk?

Posted: October 20, 2014

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Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. In addition to gender, there are a number of risk factors that can increase the likelihood of developing breast cancer, such as aging, family history, alcohol use, obesity, exposure to high dose of radiation, as well as birth control pills and hormone drug use. Another [...] Read Post

Goal Setting: New Year’s Resolutions You Can Accomplish

Posted: December 30, 2013

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For many, setting New Year’s resolutions is an annual tradition―one that starts with a lofty and general goal that’s quickly broken. Some of the most common resolutions relate to health and wellness: eat healthy food, get fit, lose weight, manage stress and quit smoking. All are worthy, so why does the majority of the population [...] Read Post