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Mediterranean Wellness

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Spring Managed Care Forum
May 2-3, 2013
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The NAMCP Behavioral Health Institute (BHI) is pleased to recognize the WVP Health Authority as the 2012 Behavioral Health Innovation Award winner.

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Announcing the NAMCP Medical Directors Lung Cancer Resource Center. Click here to visit the website.

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As 2012 comes to a close, the Center for Preventive Health and Lifestyle Medicine would like to wish its members, partners and other industry professionals a safe and happy holiday season. As we reflect on the past year for the industry, we would like to provide the readers of the eNews on Prevention, Wellness & Lifestyle a look at the most-accessed articles from the year. Our regular publication will resume Jan. 2.

Study leaves women with conflicting advice on mammograms
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Nov. 28: Controversial U.S. guidelines for mammography issued in 2009, calling for screening every two years rather than annually for women over 50 years old, can result in breast cancers being missed, according to U.S. researchers studying the hotly debated topic. More

Researchers consider the potential of redirecting healthcare dollars
American Journal of Preventive Medicine via Medical Xpress    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Oct. 31 The national Institute of Medicine estimates that $750 billion is lost each year to wasteful or excessive healthcare spending. In a study published in the online edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers outline some of the myriad ways that $750 billion could benefit Americans. More

Patients expect too much of screening and prevention
The Medical News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Nov. 21: Patients overestimate the benefit that can be expected from cancer screening and preventive medications, setting minimal acceptable benefits unrealistically high, the results of a New Zealand study indicate. More

Prolonged sitting ups risk for diabetes, heart disease, death
Medical Daily    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Oct. 17: A new study from researchers in the United Kingdom has found that sitting for long periods of time can put people's health at risk. The researchers also found that the risk was not entirely offset by exercise. More

Physician office visits increase as preventive care makes gains
American Medical News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Oct. 24: A recent U.S. Census Bureau report showed a marked, decade-long fall through 2010 in medical services utilization by working-age Americans. But the report may represent the bottom of a fall in physician office visits, before the health system reform movement gave patients, payers and doctors incentives to get people into an exam room more often for preventive care. More



Study: Right amount of exercise can boost mental health
HealthDay News via U.S. News & World Report    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Oct. 31: People who exercise 2.5 to 7.5 hours a week have better mental health, but more than that is associated with poorer mental health, a new study suggests. Researchers compared mental health to exercise by analyzing self-reported data from more than 7,600 adults who took part in a U.S. national survey. More

Study: Keep heart healthy by eating apples daily
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Oct. 10: Published in the Journal of Functional Foods, the research found that healthy, middle-aged adults who ate one apple every day for four weeks succeeded in lowering levels of "bad" cholesterol by 40 percent — a substance which has been linked to the hardening of the arteries. More

Rules on wellness programs could push participation
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Nov. 28: New proposed rules for wellness programs that were recently released under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act don't break much new ground, but they will likely provide the framework and clarity that will encourage more employers to participate, observers say. More

Pedometers help employees lose weight, help employers save money
Detroit Free Press    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Nov. 21: For a growing number of workers, the most transformational workplace gadget isn't the iPhone 5 or a mini tablet computer. It's something much more basic: a pedometer. Eager to cut healthcare costs and improve productivity, large employers such as Huntington, Domino's Pizza and General Electric are embracing the devices for their work force, holding contests to see who can walk the most steps and offering rewards, such as T-shirts, cash and reduced health insurance premiums. More

Wal-Mart gives major boost to domestic medical tourism movement
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Oct. 31: A small but growing number of U.S. corporations are offering their insured employees the option of undergoing certain procedures at highly ranked health systems across America at almost no out-of-pocket cost to them — travel included. More


 

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