Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Stress may prompt overeating in some children, study finds

5/4/2015

  • Time.com

Children ages 5 to 7 whose parents over-control how they eat -- for example using food as a reward or withholding food for health reasons -- were more likely to overeat when stressed than those whose … Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Regular screening in Barrett's patients may catch cancer sooner

4/28/2015

  • Medscape (free registration)

A multicenter study from the Netherlands showed regular endoscopic testing in patients with Barrett's esophagus may lead to earlier detection of esophageal cancer, when it is more easily treated. The … Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Study links exercise to lower risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

5/3/2015

  • HealthDay News

Individuals who engaged in intense physical activities throughout their lifetime had up to a 30% lower risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma than those who exercised less, according to a study in the journal C… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Ore. program teaches importance of eating healthy

5/4/2015

  • Herald and News (Klamath Falls, Ore.)

An Oregon school district has been part of a partnership to teach students about nutrition and physical fitness. Among other things, the students learn to grow produce and try new foods. Read More