Should your employer know your genes? Genetic testing coming to a wellness program near you

Workplace wellness programs might be getting a bit more invasive. Some companies are debating whether to include genetic testing in the hopes of offering more individually-tailored coaching or other interventions to improve employee health. This type of specificity might be what’s missing in current wellness programs. I’ve written before about some of the serious limitations […]

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A few of my favorite free resources for health, human performance, and wellness

We’re in the midst of a dramatic shift in how people access information. There are now open-access peer-reviewed research journals that anyone can read, not just those who are able to afford to hefty subscription fee. Beyond this, the way we consume information is radically different than just a few years ago. Podcasts, blogs, and […]

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Weekend Roundup (February 15, 2015)

“The old you cannot introduce the future you.” –Lauren Solomon, author of Image Matters A few things that caught my eye this week: Unstable surfaces don’t offer any added benefit for core training. To comply with new federal guidelines, schools doing away with bake sales. Smoking’s toll on health is even worse than previously believed. […]

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