Getting Healthy at Work: Who Do You Trust?

Source: Carl Finamore, Labor Notes, September 11, 2012

…[Y]ou might be asked to answer a few questions about your family medical history, your sexual orientation, and your use of tobacco, drugs, and alcohol.You also might be asked to take a blood test, have your cholesterol and blood pressure recorded, and get your body mass index checked.

Only a few years ago, such probing, pricking, and pinching would only occur in the privacy of a doctor’s office, but now these procedures are becoming more commonly prescribed in over half of American workplaces. And such “wellness” programs are growing rapidly….

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