By Suzanne Fields
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 23, 2011
~~<p><strong>Question</strong>: Why should employers care about employee health?</p>
Question: Why should employers care about employee health?
Answer: As our population ages, our unhealthy behaviors, like smoking or being physically inactive, increase health risk. These increased health risks can develop into chronic disease and higher health care costs for employers. One study estimates that 80 percent of disease is preventable and that these preventable diseases make up approximately 90 percent of all health care costs. Login for more...