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Is That Corporate Wellness Program Doing Your Heart Any Good?
National Public Radio

Odds are your employer has a wellness program that prods you to exercise and eat healthy. But that program may not be doing all that much for your health, according to the American Heart Association, and attempts to measure the benefits of wellness programs often fail.

When it comes to improving cardiovascular health, “most of the programs appear to be falling short,” says Dr. Gregg Fonarow, a professor of cardiology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and lead author of the scientific statement, which was published Monday in the journal Circulation.

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