Research conducted recently funded through the Commonwealth Fund claims that 60-nine million employees required sick days for as many as 407 million work days lost. Another fifty-5 million workers reported lack of concentration because of personal or family health issues.

The outcomes are staggering. Companies required a yearly lack of $260 billion because of total labor time lost for health reasons. Consequently, more companies are concentrating on worker wellness. Healthier people use less medical sources and therefore are more lucrative at work.

The American Heart Association supports corporate health and wellness. Companies employ new measures for preventive treatment. They communicate with all employees, not only individuals who’ve health issues.

Senior research researcher for Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Barbara Sternfeld, PhD, headed research conducted recently. Project ALIVE (A Life-style Intervention Via Email) is definitely an email-based diet and activity endorsement at work.

The research, funded through the Cdc and Prevention, required place more than a four-month period. 1 / 2 of the participants received 12 e-mail with small goals, tips, and knowledge. Another half didn’t.