Comprehensive Wellness Program Improves Employees' Health-Related Behaviors and Risk Factors, Stems Rise in Employer Health Care Costs
A large employer offers a comprehensive wellness program combined with financial incentives to use its various components, leading to broad participation, improvements in health-related behaviors and risk factors, and a leveling off of overall health care costs.
Culturally Tailored Cessation Program Significantly Reduces Tobacco Use Among Members of American Indian Tribe
A culturally tailored smoking cessation program significantly reduces tobacco use among members of an American Indian tribe.
Integrating Behavioral Health and Nutrition Services Into Primary Care Clinics Significantly Reduces Mental Health–Related Hospitalizations for Staff-Model Health Maintenance Organization
A health maintenance organization integrated mental and behavioral health care and nutrition services with primary care delivery, leading to a more than 50-percent reduction in mental health–related hospitalizations.
Internet-Based Interactive Program Helps Time-Pressed, Geographically Constrained Military Personnel Control Weight
An Internet-based support program featured ongoing monitoring of weight and weight-related behaviors, personalized feedback from counselors, interactive educational lessons, and motivational interviewing, allowing many time-constrained military personnel to avoid weight gain or lose a moderate amount of weight.
Medical Center Places Nurses in Schools, Leading to Better Lifestyle Choices and Academic Performance Among Students
Medical center–employed nurses work at elementary and middle schools, providing typical school nurse services, annual health screenings, and periodic classroom presentations, leading to improvements in the ability to identify health issues and in the lifestyle choices and academic performance of individual students.
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BodyWorks—A Toolkit for Healthy Teens and Strong Families
This toolkit, for parents and caregivers of adolescents, provides hands-on tools to make small, specific behavior changes to prevent obesity and help maintain a healthy weight.
Milk Matters: For Strong Bones . . . For Lifelong Health . . .
This booklet can help parents and caregivers learn more about milk and calcium so they can help their children and teenagers grow into strong, healthy adults.
The CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard: An Assessment Tool for Employers To Prevent Heart Disease, Stroke, and Related Health Conditions
This tool is designed to help employers assess the extent to which they have applied evidence-based health promotion interventions in their worksites to prevent heart disease, stroke, and related conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, and obesity.
Be In CHARGE! Child Manual
This Child Manual and the accompanying Parent Manual are designed to be used by health professionals in leading group interventions for children with cystic fibrosis and their parents.
Be In CHARGE! Parent Manual
This Parent Manual and the accompanying Child Manual are designed to be used by health professionals in leading group interventions for children with cystic fibrosis and their parents.