Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Ga. city to pay workers to exercise

3/3/2015

  • WXIA-TV (Atlanta)

Austell, Ga., city employees will get $5 for each day they spend one hour exercising in the city's gym, an initiative estimated to cost about $50,000 a year. The Austell City Council approved the plan… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Study: New treatment yields high SVR rates in HCV/HIV patients

2/25/2015

  • Healio (free registration)

Study data showed 98% of patients with HIV and hepatitis C achieved a sustained virologic response after 12 weeks of treatment with a fixed-dose combination of ledipasvir and sofosbuvir. The study onl… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

RD offers tips for evaluating nutrition advice

3/3/2015

  • U.S. News & World Report

It might help to consider what an RD would never say in order to determine what nutrition advice is credible, registered dietitian Julie Upton writes. RDs would not say they have no formal nutrition t… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Wis. district pilots free, universal meals in 3 schools

3/1/2015

  • Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wis.), The

Three schools in a Wisconsin district are piloting the federal program that allows eligible schools to provide free, universal breakfasts and lunches to all students. Officials say the Community Eligi… Read More