Big California insurer is ditching ‘zombie’ workplace wellness programs and focusing on health apps

Employee wellness programs guidelines won’t violate health privacy and discrimination regulations. Braun S | Getty Images Companies have embraced health surveys, biometric screenings and other wellness offerings, as a way to keep employees healthy and lower their overall medical costs. But studies are finding that most traditional workplace wellness programs do not work, and large… Read More »

Can tomato juice improve your blood pressure?

In answer to the question of whether drinking tomato juice has a positive influence on your blood pressure level, the answer is a resounding “yes,” based in part on a recent, yearlong clinical study in Japan involving 481 men and women. The study, published in Food Science & Nutrition, involved participants, aged between 21 and… Read More »