Healthy News

AFIS Welcomes Dr. Rebecca Parish
Providing advisory services, strategic counsel...
Download the PDF


Benefits of Being Outdoors: Go Play Outside
Lower stress, improve concentration...
Download the PDF


Is Your Place a Great Place to Work?
The key to organizational success...
Download the PDF


Affordable Care Act - Are You Prepared?
Strategic solutions...
Download the PDF



Is Sitting the New Smoking?
New research shows that too much sitting can increase the risk of developing heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and even early death.
Read the article


For Calories, It’s All About Quality over Quantity
A Harvard University study found that the number of calories consumed is not necessarily as important as the quality of those calories.
Read the article


The Healthy Eating Plate
Discover new ways to improve your diet with Harvard’s Healthy Eating Plate, a guide for better nutrition.
Read the article


Exercise is easier than you think
Even just 30-minutes of walking five times a week will help you lose weight and improve health.
Read the article


Happy employees are also healthy people
People engaged in their work are more likely to be healthier than those who are not engaged with their work.
Read the article


Consumers prefer quality over cost
Report shows that consumers equate high-cost and low-cost healthcare with corresponding levels of quality.
Read the article


Supreme Court decision will not stop healthcare reform
The business of healthcare will continue to change regardless of court's decision.
Read the article


AFIS announces official partnership
World renowned researcher Dr. Dee Edington joins the AFIS Think Tank.
Read the article


How to create healthy employee behaviors
It may not be easy, but when employers remain committed they can help their employers live healthier lives.
Read the article

What to expect from your wellness program
What are the true costs of worksite health promotion programs?
Read the article


The correlation between health and income
A recent paper analyzes data on health spending and income for 15 of the world's more prosperous countries.
Read the article


Mayo researchers discover cells that may be responsible for aging
Researchers at Mayo Clinic discovered how certain cells may contribute to aging.
Read the article

Sitting really is bad for you
Common sense has always told us that it's unhealthy to sit too much.
Read the article


Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: A negative public mood
Based on the October 2011 Kaiser health tracking poll, the public isn't happy about the nation's health reform law.
Read the article

The connection between junk food and hunger
In most cases, we don't eat junk food because we're hungry.
Read the article