Sit Up Straight to Think Straight: Desk Chair Posture 101

For most of us, the 80 percent of working Americans whose jobs are sedentary or require only light activity, we spend the better part of each workday sitting in front of a computer. While OurHealth physicians encourage getting up and moving as often as possible throughout the work day, there is a correct way to […]

From Couch to (Half) Marathon: Taylor’s Training Journey Part 3

Less than 60 days until the big race. Last month things didn’t go as planned for Taylor. After a much-needed break he is ready to hit the pavement and finish strong, his confidence higher than ever.  

Four Best Practices for an “All-in” Wellness Strategy

Originally posted as a guest blog post to the FirstPerson blog March 7, 2017. Employee wellness is elusive. Innovative employers like you are constantly searching for ways to attract talent through exceptional benefits, engage and retain your current employees, and reduce healthcare costs. To meet all of these critical needs simultaneously, you resolve to implement […]

4 Ways to Stay Healthy at the Office

If you are looking for ways to stay healthier at work, there are simple, small things you can do to improve your habits.  Here are four small changes that can help improve your health and stay healthy at the office:

5 Common Nutrition Myths Debunked

There’s a lot of information out there about what makes up a healthy diet. It’s not uncommon to hear something new daily about how certain foods can make or break a diet, or how someone’s metabolism can seal their fate when it comes to losing weight. There are many nutritional myths floating around, making it […]

Get a Head Start on Spring Health and Wellness (and Ditch Those Winter Blues)

The winter blues are a well-known side effect of colder weather months: Lack of exercise and sunlight, bad weather, and a poor diet all contribute to the fatigue and boredom many people experience during the winter. With spring around the corner – and with it warmer days, here are a few tips to get your […]

From Couch to (Half) Marathon: Taylor’s Training Journey Part 2

Last month, we started following OurHealth digital marketing manager Taylor Amon on his journey to completing his first half-marathon. We checked back in with him to see how his training was going. See what he had to say about confronting setbacks, revising his fitness goals, and the lessons he’s learned.

Heart Health Month: Know Your Numbers, Love Your Heart

Every year in the United States, we think a lot about the heart. Valentine’s Day brings with it the familiar reds, pinks, hearts, and angels that define the holiday of love. Maybe that’s why February is such a natural time to celebrate Heart Health Month. Surely, heart health is something to consider; heart disease is […]

A Plan for the Big Game: 4 Healthy Plays for Your Viewing Party

The biggest game of the year approaches and with it, one of the biggest eating “holidays” of the year for football fans. Make sure you have a plan to stay healthy.

athenahealth Expands National Cloud Network to Serve On-site Clinics

OurHealth Becomes First On-site Clinic Client; Will Leverage athenahealth National Network and Set of Services to Engage Patients, Identify Gaps in Care, Reduce Costs, and Improve Overall Employee Health

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week: Shatter These 7 Myths About Drugs & Alcohol

This week, January 23 – 29, marks the seventh annual National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW). NDAFW is a national health observance created to promote local events to shatter common and dangerous misconceptions about drugs and alcohol among teens.1,2

Healthy Snacking at Work Made Easy

It’s the time of year for resolutions and good intentions. If one of your goals this year is to eat better, you may be looking for ideas to help make your resolution last longer than the month of January. Healthy snacking at work is great place to start.

From Couch to (Half) Marathon: Taylor’s Training Journey Part 1

January is the perfect time to begin a training program as most marathons are still months away. The structure of a training regimen is a great way to stay active and keep yourself accountable during the dreary winter months.

How to Follow Through With Your New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s resolutions can be daunting once you’ve set them, but there are ways to make them feel manageable even if you’ve set a tough goal.  

How to Make a New Year’s Resolution You Can Actually Keep

45% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions each year, and only 8% of them follow through with them.1 New Year’s resolutions often fade out of focus by February, but if done right, you can set a New Year’s resolution that will create a positive and sustainable life change.