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Diabetes and Smoking Cigarettes: A Risky Combination

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Diabetes Alert Day should be a wake-up call on the serious consequences that tobacco use can have on this chronic condition. Every fourth Tuesday in March is Diabetes Alert Day, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association.


Why Don’t People Just Stop Smoking?

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Despite all we know about the health problems caused by using tobacco, people continue to smoke, dip or chew. This can seem baffling. But knowledge, desire, and determination typically are not enough for most to simply stop smoking.


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Want Smoking Cessation Programs in the Workplace that Work?

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Tobacco use is the most common substance use disorder in the U.S. Between 8% and 18% of healthcare expenditures, depending on smoking prevalence, are attributable to smoking.


The Ugly Truth About New Year’s Resolutions to Quit Smoking

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When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, quit smoking is often right up there in the top 5, along with losing weight, exercising more, and getting organized.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

4 Myths about Tobacco Use and Employee Mental Health

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No surprise: the need for employee mental health support has skyrocketed since the pandemic struck. During the pandemic, about 4 in 10 adults in the U.S. have reported symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder, up from 1 in 10 adults who reported these symptoms from January to June 2019.

What 2021 and COVID-19 Could Mean for Tobacco Use Surcharges

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In today’s environment, incentives that inspire and engage employees in healthy behaviors are more important than ever. And one proven method to motivate people to quit smoking is a tobacco use surcharge.


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.

How Proposed EEOC Wellness Incentive Rules May Impact Workplace Tobacco Cessation Programs

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On Jan. 7, 2021, the EEOC finally released the proposed language revising the wellness incentive rules under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).

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.


5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

On-demand Webinar: Changing Outcomes with Mental Health, Tobacco Addiction, and COVID-19

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What’s the interplay between mental health and tobacco addiction? And why is it crucial that employers address both? Are you missing a potentially significant way to improve anxiety and depression in your workforce?

Adapting a Digital Intervention to Improve Smoking Cessation in Persons With Serious Mental Illness

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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.

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.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

4 Ways to Promote the Benefits of Quitting Tobacco this November

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November is best known for elections, Thanksgiving, and Black Friday. But it’s also packed with special events you can use to raise awareness about the benefits of quitting tobacco to employees or members.


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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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.


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.

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

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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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.

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.

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”?

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

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.

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.

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.

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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Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

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.

EX Program Presenting at Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health Wellness Summit

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Jennifer Gendron, head of development of Innovations at the EX Program by Truth Initiative, and Jarma J.

On-demand Webinar: 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.

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.


5 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.

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.

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