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Survey shows many employees spend work time worrying

A Colonial Life survey found than 20% of employees said they spend more than five hours of work time each week thinking about -More- 

US Steel offers new benefits to retain employees

United States Steel announced it would add paid leave benefits for non-union employees and provide several other new benefits -More- 

Weekly exercise reduces mortality risk, study finds

A study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found people who got from 10 minutes to 59 minutes of physical activity per -More- 

CDC: Flu activity remains widespread in 44 states

The CDC reports that flu activity remains high across the US, with 26 states reporting high influenza-like illness activity a -More- 

Groups call for policies to curb sugary drink intake among youths

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association issued a joint policy statement in Pediatrics urging po -More- 

Earlier menopause onset linked to greater likelihood of bladder cancer

Women who experienced menopause at ages 45 or younger, especially those who had smoked, were more likely to develop bladder c -More- 

Parental smoking during pregnancy may up pediatric CHD risk

Youths whose mothers were exposed to secondhand smoke during pregnancy and those whose fathers and mothers smoked during gest -More- 

Study links eating, sleeping later to overweight, obesity

Researchers found that eating later in the day and going to sleep later were associated with a higher body mass index and fat -More- 

Fla. school serves local fare on "plate day"

An elementary school in Florida recently celebrated "plate day" by serving more locally sourced ingredients in their school l -More- 

AHIP | Onlife Health Webinar: Understanding the Power of Persona-Based Engagement

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