As health care costs rise, more companies invest in fitness programs

July 25, 2011

Category: Nursing News

When it came to exercise, Veronica Bush always had a ready excuse: The kids needed her. Or the nearest gym was too far. Or she just couldn’t muster the energy.

But Bush, 34, a human resources specialist for Verizon Wireless in Basking Ridge, ran out of excuses last year when she switched from payroll to employee benefits. Suddenly, she found herself promoting fitness and weight management — yet here she was, unfit and overweight. Read More