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Small Businesses Hope Employees Like Wellness Benefits Enough to Stay

Every month, the 30 staffers at Chris Boehlke’s public relations firm each get $100 to pay for anything that contributes to their wellness. And not just for typical expenditures like gym memberships or yoga classes. “You can get nails done, …

Employers Try Adding Genetic Testing to Employee Wellness Mix

Employers may one day help determine if employees’ genes are why their jeans have become too snug. Big companies are considering blending genetic testing with coaching on nutrition and exercise to help workers lose weight and improve their health before …

Administration Issues Workplace Wellness Program Guidelines

Employees will be eligible for significantly lower premiums on the health insurance they buy through their employers if they participate in “workplace wellness programs,” even if they don’t improve their health, U.S. regulators said on Wednesday. The Affordable Care Act, …