WASHINGTON (AP) - Your boss wants you to eat your broccoli, hit the treadmill and pledge you'll never puff on a cigarette.
But a new study raises doubts that those workplace wellness programs companies are rushing to adopt actually do save money.
It's being called the most rigorous look yet inside the wellness trend.
Researchers tracked the program at BJC HealthCare, a major St. Louis hospital system, for two years.
Employee hospitalizations dropped dramatically, by 41 percent overall for six major conditions targeted by the hospital's wellness program. But increased outpatient costs erased those savings.
The study is in Monday's issue of the journal Health Affairs.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
The U.S. House has agreed on a national budget and now the bill’s headed to the Senate. What the budget bill’s passage could mean for New Mexico’s oil and natural gas industries.
A touching four-minute video showing the sorrows and outpouring of support for Sandy Hook victim Emilie Parkers family has gone viral.
Santa can't do it all alone. He needs elves to help with the toys and he needs the post office to help with the deliveries.
After joining a program that helps disadvantage kids, a man entrusted with children is accused of using the program to prey on a young boy.
Thieves are leaving big, gaping holes around Roswell.