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Trim the Fat: National Workplace Wellness Week wraps up Saturday

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorWeight change this week*: +0.4 Total: -10.6

More than one-third of the U.S. working-age population is at risk for chronic illnesses as a result of physical inactivity and obesity. The American Heart Association’s National Workplace Wellness Week, April 5–11, encourages physical activity where many adults spend most of their waking hours – work.

Employers stand to benefit from having healthier workers. According to the AHA, obesity-related health issues cost $117 billion a year, and three chronic conditions – asthma, diabetes and hypertension – result in 164 million lost U.S. workdays to the tune of $30 million in employer costs. Continue reading ‘Trim the Fat: National Workplace Wellness Week wraps up Saturday’


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