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January 21, 2011 / Uncategorized

All the news you need from this past week.

PROFNET EXPERT ALERTS: Healthcare Reform 
Insurance News Net
Sean Forbes , president of Virgin HealthMiles , a provider of technology-based employee health programs: “The new Republican-led Congress has voted to

Health Insurance Benefits
Everyday Health
A growing number of health insurance plans give “wellness incentives” to members who exercise regularly, eat healthy, participate in stop-smoking classes

The key for retaining workers: Trust
Human Resource Executive
Companies must cultivate a trusting relationship with their top workers if they want to hang on to them, write Sarita Bhakuni and Michelle Johnston. One way to do that is by taking an active interest in helping them manage their stress, Bhakuni and Johnston write.

Cardiology expert names 5 ways to improve heart health
HealthDay News
Routine physical activity, adequate sleep and laughter are three ways to improve measures of heart health, according to cardiology expert Dr. Holly Anderson of New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She also says waistline measurements can be a better determinant…

Flavonoid in blueberries may reduce hypertension risk
MSNBC
People who ate at least one serving of blueberries each week reduced their risk of hypertension by 10% compared with people who didn’t eat any, according to a study by researchers at Harvard University and the University of East Anglia in England…

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