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1 Thing Healthy Lungs and Emotional Wellness Have in Common

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This October is a twofer when it comes to promoting the benefits of quitting tobacco; it’s Healthy Lung Month and Emotional Wellness Month.

Think Quit-smoking Resources Aren’t Needed? Here’s a Reality Check

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Does anyone smoke anymore? Doesn’t everyone know how deadly it is? People who are still smoking must not want to quit, right? Do companies even need to offer quit-smoking resources? Depending on where you live or work, these questions may make total sense.

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4 Expert Perspectives on Protecting Employee Well-Being

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Helping employees stay healthy and feel safe now is no easy task. Work from home loneliness is escalating and along with it, unhealthy behaviors for coping. High-risk populations for adverse COVID-19 complications, such as those with chronic conditions or tobacco users, require extra care.

Vaping and COVID-19 Risk: Another Reason Working Parents Need Help

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When their kids have an issue with vaping, working parents don’t simply sidestep their worry while they work.

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

The EX Program Selected as Top Vendor on Shortlister

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With many options for tobacco cessation programs to choose from, we know it can be challenging to navigate all the options available to your company. That’s why we are honored to be chosen by Shortlister as one of the top vendors for tobacco cessation for Q1 2021.

Tip Sheet: Inspire More to Quit with 2021 Quit-smoking Calendar

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Know when to promote quitting tobacco with our 2021 quit-smoking calendar Smart employers and health plans know offering the right nicotine addiction program is just the start. The magic happens in the way that you ensure tobacco users know effective help is available and easily accessible.

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Many Young E-Cig Users Want to Stop Vaping—We Asked Them Why

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After years of the youth e-cigarette epidemic getting worse, 2020 finally started to reverse the trend. For the first time, data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey showed a decline in vaping in 2020, which showed 1.8 million fewer U.S. youth are using e-cigarettes compared to 2019.

Wondering How to Quit Smoking Cigarettes? Meet Ralph1955

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When you’re wondering how to quit smoking cigarettes, it can feel like you’re alone in the effort—and that makes it tougher.

Tip Sheet for Health Plans: Ways to Help Members Quit Tobacco During the Pandemic

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Offering a quit-smoking program that actively engages health plan members is more important than ever before As more studies emerge, it’s become clear that smoking is associated with a negative progression and adverse outcomes for COVID-19, and that e-cigarette use is a risk factor as well.

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The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

The Disturbing Link between Heart Disease and Smoking

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During the pandemic, employers and health plans are placing an increased focus on chronic conditions, and for good reason. Ongoing issues like heart disease can drive up health care utilization and costs. Plus, those with chronic conditions are at much higher risk for complications with COVID-19.

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Has 2020 Been the Year to Quit Tobacco? Insights from Live Chats

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2020 has been quite a year, hasn’t it? And not just to try to quit tobacco. This year has upended almost every way we normally would approach our lives.

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Health Plan Buyer’s Guide to Quit-tobacco Programs

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Best-in-class quit-tobacco programs are essential for containing costs and improving care. And whether your health plan focuses on employer groups, Medicaid populations, or both, offering an effective, easy-access tobacco cessation program that members will actually use is a must.

How to Choose a Cessation Program that Health Plan Members Want to Use

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A tobacco cessation program is a standard option for many health plans, but now more than ever, standard is often not enough. While the overall prevalence of smoking among U.S.

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Why Your Plans for Diversity and Social Justice Should Address Tobacco

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For many years, tobacco use has been talked about as a “lifestyle choice” and a “bad habit.” ” The consequences of smoking are now widely known more than 50 years after the first Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health in 1964.

How COVID-19 is Driving Digital Health through Partnerships—and Why that Matters

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As COVID-19 passes the 6-month mark in the U.S., one aspect of this pandemic is clear: Digital health and SaaS have become increasingly vital, and will continue to be prominent in the months and years to come.

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Is Smoking-Related Stigma Influencing Your Benefit Offerings?

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Do your benefits materials refer to smoking as a “habit” or a “lifestyle behavior”? Does your tobacco cessation program penalize people who smoke if they are not able to quit? Are you thinking of expanding your company’s smoke-free policy to make it “smoker free”?

Vaping in the Workplace: Prevalence and Attitudes Among Employed US Adults

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Objective: Describe workplace vaping, prevalence of observed use, attitudes and perceptions among U.S. adults. Methods: Employees of companies with >150 employees, drawn from an opt-in national online panel (N=1607), ages 18–65, completed an online survey in November 2019.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Truth Initiative® and Blue Shield of California Team Up to Help Millions Quit Tobacco

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EX® Program Brings Quit Tobacco Tools to Blue Shield of California Wellvolution Network of Digital Health Solutions It’s been known for decades that tobacco use is deadly. Now, in the context of a global pandemic of respiratory illness, it is even more important for people to quit.

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ADAMHS Partners with EX Program to Help Smokers Quit

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Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) has partnered with Truth Initiative®, a national public health organization to offer a digital program to help individuals quit smoking and vaping.

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2 Unsettling Tobacco Trends Driven by COVID-19—and 1 Bright Spot

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COVID-19 is driving major changes across every aspect of society and one aspect is especially unsettling: Tobacco trends. As the pandemic continues, we’re seeing 3 major tobacco trends worth watching, since how they play out could be critical for employee and member health.

Tip Sheet: Education Employees Bothered by Vaping at Work—What Employers Can Do

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The issue of vaping is a much bigger problem in the education workplace than most employers think and now is the time to take action. New proprietary Truth Initiative® research shows: 70% of education workers perceive that using e-cigarettes in the workplace decreases productivity for those who vape 84% agree that vaping at work is [.]. Read More. The post Tip Sheet: Education Employees Bothered by Vaping at Work—What Employers Can Do appeared first on EX Program. Papers & Tip Sheets

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

On-demand Webinar: Innovative Approaches To Costly Health Trends During COVID-19

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The pandemic has sent shock waves that have rippled through all aspects of American’s health. Struggles with access to care, especially among the most vulnerable. Reductions in preventive and chronic care as people have sheltered in place. Epidemic levels of mental health issues.

Could Vaping in the Workplace Thwart Your Company’s Reopening Plans?

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As the U.S. begins to reopen, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) emphasizes that every shared space, including businesses, will have to keep public health strategies in mind. Significant aspects of successful reopening, the CDC notes, will be developing and implementing a plan for keeping public spaces like workplaces clean and disinfected, and ensuring that [.]. Read More. The post Could Vaping in the Workplace Thwart Your Company’s Reopening Plans? appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

Innovative Approaches To Costly Health Trends During COVID-19

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The pandemic has sent shock waves that have rippled through all aspects of American’s health. Struggles with access to care, especially among the most vulnerable. Reductions in preventive and chronic care as people have sheltered in place. Epidemic levels of mental health issues.

Tip Sheet: Impact of Vaping in Manufacturing—What Employers Can Do About It

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The issue of vaping is a much bigger problem in the manufacturing workplace than most employers think. New proprietary Truth Initiative® research shows: 59% of manufacturing workers perceive that using e-cigarettes in the workplace decreases productivity for those who vape 53% say it decreases productivity for those who do NOT vape 87% of manufacturing workers [.]. Read More. The post Tip Sheet: Impact of Vaping in Manufacturing—What Employers Can Do About It appeared first on EX Program.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Vaping in the Workplace: A Bigger Issue Than You Think

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As the nation begins getting back into the office, protecting employees’ health is a top concern. However, one factor influencing this likely isn’t on the radar for many HR leaders yet, and it should be: vaping in the workplace. New proprietary Truth Initiative research shows that vaping in the workplace is a bigger issue than many [.]. Read More. The post Vaping in the Workplace: A Bigger Issue Than You Think appeared first on EX Program. Papers & Tip Sheets

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Social Distancing Gives Working Parents Insight into Kids’ Vaping

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With schools closed and stay-at-home orders in full swing due to COVID-19, youth who vape have fewer places to hide their vaping behavior from their parents. For many parents now working remotely, the distracting smell of menthol or other flavors from their child vaping in or around the house may catch them off-guard. They may [.]. Read More. The post Social Distancing Gives Working Parents Insight into Kids’ Vaping appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

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Tip Sheet: COVID-19 and How to Help Tobacco Users Quit and Stay Quit When Stress Skyrockets

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In today’s environment of social distancing, traditional kinds of support to quit tobacco, such as on-site programs, might not be available. However, digital quit-tobacco programs are. Digital solutions for tobacco addiction bring evidence-based support right to employee fingertips, where ever they are. Download our tip sheet to learn 5 important things to keep in mind [.]. Read More.

Novel Approaches: What Science Says Helps People Quit Tobacco

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Quitting smoking is one of the most challenging addictions to break. Early in my career, I worked with many longtime smokers who had successfully quit drugs like heroin and cocaine. Time after time, they would note the ways that quitting cigarettes was different – and much harder. Decades of research have led to powerful cessation [.]. Read More. The post Novel Approaches: What Science Says Helps People Quit Tobacco appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Tip Sheet: More IT Workers Try Vaping, Want a Workplace that Helps Users Stop—How Employers Can Help

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The issue of vaping is a much bigger problem in IT than most employers think and now is the time to take action. New proprietary Truth Initiative® research shows: 61% of IT workers perceive that using e-cigarettes in the workplace decreases productivity for those who vape 54% say vaping in the workplace is harmful to [.]. Read More. The post Tip Sheet: More IT Workers Try Vaping, Want a Workplace that Helps Users Stop—How Employers Can Help appeared first on EX Program. Papers & Tip Sheets

Top 5 Myths Why Employees Don’t Use Your Cessation Program

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There are many myths about why employees don’t use a tobacco cessation program. But it’s hard for employers to bust those myths if they don’t know what they are. Here are 5 top myths that we hear, as well as the information you need to bust them. Myth 1: Everyone knows we offer a tobacco [.]. Read More. The post Top 5 Myths Why Employees Don’t Use Your Cessation Program appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

Top 5 Myths Why Employees Don’t Use Your Cessation Program

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There are many myths about why employees don’t use a tobacco cessation program. But it’s hard for employers to bust those myths if they don’t know what they are. Here are 5 top myths that we hear, as well as the information you need to bust them. Myth 1: Everyone knows we offer a tobacco [.]. Read More. The post Top 5 Myths Why Employees Don’t Use Your Cessation Program appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

Want a Side of Cigarettes with That? How to Curb Smoke Breaks in Hospitality

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With a 30% tobacco use rate, the hospitality industry has one of the largest populations of smokers in the U.S. Many experts speculate that it’s because many of workers in this industry are lower-income and have less education. In households with an income of less than $35,000 per year, 26% of adults smoke. Meanwhile, average [.]. Read More. The post Want a Side of Cigarettes with That? How to Curb Smoke Breaks in Hospitality appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

Free Webinar: How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office – you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on November 12th at 1 PM E.T. for more information.