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Exercise at work benefits worker, bottom line

Companies are catching on to the benefits of having healthy employees and encouraging them to take time during the work day to get...
GERI GIVANI leads a group in her “Forever Young” workout class at Work Out World in Warwick. The classes offer people 50 and older a chance to stay fit. /

Exercise translates into a body that ages well

The groups of silver-haired folks walking laps around the Providence Place mall before the stores open each morning must know that regular physical exercise...
AN EMPLOYEE AT The Miriam Hospital takes advantage of free health screenings and brief health counseling at the Stress Less health fair, an event aimed at helping workers cope with pressure. /

Easy does it in efforts to help workers ease stress

Few companies know the effects of stress as well as Lifespan and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island – two large...

Cancer prevention demands simple steps

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is the nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. A great way for...

Concrete goals help employees get healthy

When 92 percent of your employees respond positively in an independent survey to the following two statements: “My place of employment is a positive...
ED MEDEIROS, owner of East Funding/East Commerce Solutions, signs papers while using fitness equipment at work. At right is receptionist Krystal Johnston. /

Exercise, good nutrition belong in workplace too

When Ed Medeiros bought the building on 22 Morris Lane in East Providence for his credit card processing company four years ago, one of...
CLOWN TIME: Dr. Bounce and Nurse BB helped employee Beverly Freitas reduce stress at a recent Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children’s Hospital Stress Less health fair, an event run by Lifespan for its workers. /

Stress, and its costs, can be controlled

Sometimes the problem is at home – a sick child or parent, financial troubles, marital strife. Sometimes it’s the workplace: a tough environment, overwhelming...
COMMIT TO QUIT, run by The Miriam Hospital, is part of a comprehensive study aimed at getting women to stop smoking. /

R.I. research builds hope for medical breakthroughs

It’s happening right in our back yard. At Brown University, at major local hospitals, in business and academic labs, and in private medical practices,...
KAREN LEE, a yoga teacher and therapist with Breathing Time Yoga in Pawtucket, offers corporate classes during lunch or after work. /

Relaxation is latest fitness trend at the office

Rising health care costs have driven businesses to look at ways to improve the health of their employees. Walking clubs, bike rides and exercise...

AIE CEO given award for radiology efforts

PROVIDENCE – Michael Duarte, the founder and CEO of Advanced Image Enhancement, Inc., a provider of optimized image enhancement solutions for digital radiology, was...

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