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The Wellness Game: The Employer As the New Parent
The Health Care Blog

Eat your vegetables. Turn off the TV. Go outside and play. Go to bed on time. These four imperatives were once amongst the core messages delivered to children by their parents and neighbors, a setting of behavioral parameters that people intuitively expected would help to produce healthy, well-balanced kids. We’re not so good at this anymore. Like so many other behaviors that animate the phrase “personal responsibility,” in the face of economic and demographic tumult we have decided to pass the buck on them in our homes, neighborhoods, schools, and churches.