Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Employee wellness has role in improving community health

12/16/2014

  • Daytona Beach News-Journal (Fla.), The

Halifax Health officials in Daytona Beach, Fla., are asking area businesses to use employee wellness programs as part of a community campaign to help prevent heart disease in Volusia and Flagler count… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Colorectal cancer cases increase among patients younger than 50

12/11/2014

  • Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News

Research from Weill Cornell Medical College found that from 2000 to 2011 the rate of colorectal cancer among patients under age 50 increased by 1.5% per year, compared with a 3.1% annual decrease in t… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

U.S. schools hire professionals to oversee meal programs

12/16/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

U.S. school districts are hiring professional chefs to plan and cook meals that meet federal nutrition standards and pass muster with students. A 2012 study said one-third of school food directors had… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Calif. likely to stay the course on school nutrition

12/16/2014

  • EdSource

California officials say the state is likely to stay the course on school nutrition standards, supporting existing lunch standards despite efforts in Congress to ease some requirements, such as limits… Read More