Category Archives: Body Fitness

Member Engagement: A “Must-Have” for Health Plans Today

As Health Reform continues to unfold, the pace of change is picking up speed, as new models of reimbursement, care delivery and access are taking shape. These shifts on the provider side should represent good news for millions of Americans that need better support from the healthcare system, especially since many of those with chronic disease aren’t currently… Read More »

What Is The Focus of Worksite Wellness Today? – A Series – What Is Health? (Does It Matter?)

The field and practice of worksite wellness today basically revolves around three terms – health, wellness and wellbeing. Other terms also seen used include: thriving, flourishing, health promotion, optimal living and quality of life. But the big three are health, wellness and wellbeing. Since these terms are used interchangeably or as synonyms, I have wondered just how different… Read More »

What Is The Focus of Worksite Wellness Today? – A Series – Health As A Concept (Think About This!)

The difference in these views can be seen in both the different definitions of health and how health as a concept is implemented or executed. These two different views see health as being either a personal choice, or as a social responsibility. Health, when viewed through the reductionist/mechanistic lens, is considered to be either personal or individually determined.… Read More »

What Is Worksite Wellness All About? – A Series – What Is Health Status? (Consider This!)

The field and practice of worksite wellness today basically revolves around three terms – health, wellness and wellbeing. Other terms also seen used include: thriving, flourishing, health promotion, optimal living and quality of life. But the big three are health, wellness and wellbeing. Since these terms are used interchangeably or as synonyms, I have wondered just how different… Read More »

Significance of Public Health for the Health Sector of Pakistan

Pakistan, as we all know is a developing country and we are currently going through lots of challenges and issues. These issues vary from terrorism, energy crisis and poverty to poorly developed education and health systems. Health, which is the basic human right, has unfortunately not been our priority. This statement is supported by the fact that according… Read More »

Government-Run Health Care Cannot Work!

It would be GREAT if our government could successfully manage American’s Health Care needs. I would be all in if the government guaranteed good health for everyone, and they were even remotely qualified to make such a guarantee. The truth is we all face different health issues at different ages. The recent health issues I faced were handled… Read More »

What’s The Definition Of Physical Health and Does Good Health Naturally Mean All Natural Is Good?

Let’s begin with a good health definition in general. The WHO health definition (World Health Organization), albeit from 1948: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. Assuming that’s true, what’s the definition of physical health and does good health naturally mean that “all natural” is… Read More »