Kristen Mason

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40 Brave Acts of Health and Wellness

What does it mean to be brave? I've been thinking a lot about this question this week after my friend Jane emailed me to tell me her resolution for the new year. This year Jane intends to do 40 brave acts. Why 40? Her 40th birthday is in December. When it's all said and done, by the time Jane's big …

Well, I'm Still Trying To Sign Up For Health Insurance Or Why I'm Not Impressed With Obamacare

So, it's 3 January and I don't have any health insurance.<p>I watched everyone on Twitter going gaga on the first about how "Now everyone has health care, hooray!" and I had to contain myself from setting the entire Internet on fire and then lighting a cigar from the ashes and blowing smoke rings …

The Surprising Ways The Weather Affects Your Health And Well-Being

With the recent polar vortex spreading a wave of bitter cold across the Midwest and Northeast, leaving Chicago under ice and hitting New York City with record-low temperatures, millions of Americans hunkered down at home to ride out the bad weather. And the health threat of cold days may be greater …

Investing in employees’ mental health and well-being

A new $1.4-million research project to assess the impact of a federally funded program aimed at improving mental health in the workplace will be announced Thursday at a press conference in Toronto.<p>The National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace program was …

Apple iWatch to Focus on Health and Wellness?

Apple's recent hiring patterns indicate that its upcoming iWatch will have a strong focus on health.<p><b>Who have they hired?</b><p>The Cupertino based tech …

Health Care Enrollments Up, But Still Well Short Of Goal

Another 940,000 people signed up for health insurance in February under the Affordable Care Act, bringing the total to 4.2 million since the troubled HealthCare.gov website was launched, the Department of Health and Human Services reports. The number is still well short of the administration's goal …