Minnesota Health Program Works With Employers On Improving Employees’ Health

Statewide Health Improvement Program in Minnesota is working with employers to foster long-lasting policy and environmental changes to reduce the burden of chronic disease, according to The West Central Tribune in Willmar, Minn. For the full story, click here.

Editor’s Insight: This is a program sponsored by the state of Minnesota to improve work place health. Other states have similar programs.

Another news item in today’s VendingMarketWatch reports the National Institutes of Health is awarding $3.6 million to Michigan State University to improve middle school girls’ health.

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