wellness

Workplace Wellness
11:32 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Tacoma Company Embarks On Health Makeover

Tacoma candy maker Brown and Haley got a visit from the CDC and local health coaches (from left: Brent Grider, Jason Lang, Sheila Pudists and Joe Maguno). The company is participating in CDC's year-long program to help improve workers' health. The health team's visit included a tour of the candy factory.
Credit KUOW Photo/Ruby de Luna

It’s hard enough to stay healthy at work. But imagine working at a candy factory, surrounded by sweet temptations. At Brown and Haley in Tacoma, workers are getting help to change their health habits. The candy maker and other employers in Pierce County are part of a national pilot program.

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Health
6:49 am
Thu November 29, 2012

New Science Center Interactive Exhibit Focuses On Wellness

Students brace themselves for a germy mist at the Pacific Science Center's Wellbody Academy exhibit. The permanent exhibit opens December 1.
Ruby de Luna

Most science exhibits focus on animals, robots or body parts. But a new exhibit at Seattle’s Pacific Science Center focuses on wellness. The goal is to help kids understand how the choices they make affect their overall health.


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