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Employers Are Addressing Obesity, But There is More to Do

A survey of small to mid-sized employers conducted by the National Business Coalition on Health in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Safety Council, shows that employers are already addressing obesity in the work place, but that there is still more to do.

Major findings include:

  • Obesity prevention should be framed as an overall healthy lifestyle issue
  • Leadership is necessary at all levels
  • Resources and partners are needed

Read the complete report....

Plan to attend MBGH's "You CAN Get There from Here: Navigating Your Way to Effective Health Benefits in Changing Times" conference on September 6, 2012 and hear directly from Bryan Jordan, Chairman and President of First Horizon National Corporation on the importance of leadership, and Ann Albright for the Centeres for Disease Control on how employers can prevent diabetes through an evidence-based effective worksite program. Register now...

 

Posted by Cristie Travis at 8:46 AM

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