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Can a Simple New Year’s Resolution Affect your Company’s Bottom Line?

According to a recent study by, nearly one-third of all Americans will commit to some kind of New Year’s Resolution. The most popular American resolutions are losing weight, getting fit, quitting smoking and stressing less. We know that a healthy workforce is a productive workforce, so how can corporate America respond to the current desire for our workers to sustain those healthy resolutions? Additionally, how can attention to health and wellness in the workplace find a place in... Read More
Posted by Tara Hill at Tuesday, December 31, 2013

5 Elements of a Healthy Culture

At MBGH we are dedicated to helping Memphis employers build a culture of health within their own organization. Through our CEO Culture of Health Initiative we provide the knowledge, tools, and resources for employers, human resource staff, and wellness coordinators to use in developing their own programs and initiatives.Below are 5 Elements of a Healthy Culture, outlined by Allen Judd, President of the Human Resources Institute, LLC and found at ... Read More
Posted by Tara Hill at Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Healthy Holidays from MBGH

The holidays are a time to celebrate, give thanks, and reflect. They are also a time to pay special attention to your health.    Give the gift of health and safety to your employees this year by sharing these holiday tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   1. Wash Hands - To avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others this holiday season, be sure to wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. 2. Bundle up for Warmth - The... Read More
Posted by Tara Hill at Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Designing Healthy Workplaces

The push to reverse obesity and promote physical activity in the United States has begun to target one of the nations most sedentary environments: the office.   Although many employers have begun implementing employee health and wellness programs they often lack the support of environmental design factors. If companies want to have a lasting impact on employee health, integration of “active design” in company buildings and culture is necessary.    “Active Design” is the... Read More
Posted by Tara Hill at Monday, December 2, 2013

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