Navigation Links
VIDEO from Medialink and CIGNA: Exercise Your Way to Physical and Financial Health
Date:5/18/2009

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with a roller-coaster stock market and what seems like an unending stream of layoff announcements, most Americans (90 percent) say they're worried about the economy. No big surprise there, but is the uncertain economy affecting the way Americans take care of their health?

See video from CIGNA at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/CIGNA_36520/

According to surveys conducted for health service company CIGNA, about one-third of Americans say yes, the economy has changed the way they take care of themselves. Of those, 55 percent report taking better care of their health by doing things like exercising and eating healthier.

Link to survey results: http://newsroom.cigna.com/images/56/Health-Economy-A.ppt

Most people surveyed (91 percent) say they agree that exercising regularly is crucial to safeguarding one's health. When asked how the economy might affect their activities over the next 12 months, about two-thirds said they would be more likely to take better care of their health, eat healthier, and exercise.

People see a link between health and economic well-being, with most agreeing that healthy behaviors such as exercising can lead to a better and a more prosperous life. Ninety-three percent said healthy behaviors would help them enjoy life more and improve their energy, while 91 percent said these behaviors would help them live longer. Seventy-eight percent said exercise and healthy eating would help them save money in the long run, while 77 percent said that exercising and eating right would make them more productive at work.

So get some exercise to stay healthy, save money and be more productive. Exercise doesn't necessarily mean lifting heavy weights or running a marathon. Did you know that sleep can be exercise? CIGNA health coach Nicolette Shriver offers some surprising exercise tips that can help make you stronger and more physically fit.

Registered journalists can access video, audio, text, graphics and photos for free and unrestricted use at http://www.mediaseed.tv.

05NY09-0042


'/>"/>
SOURCE Medialink; CIGNA
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Video: CVS/pharmacy and National Council on Aging Help Seniors Get the Cost-Saving Benefits they Need
2. Video: AccuVein Launches First Portable, Non-Contact Vein Illumination Device
3. Video: Academy Award(R) Winner Olympia Dukakis and Husband, Actor Louis Zorich, Encourage Older Adults to Ask.Screen.Know.
4. Video: Novartis Receives Approval From FDA to Market Prevacid(R) 24HR as First and Only OTC Proton Pump Inhibitor in Original Prescription Formulation
5. Video: Economic Downturn Is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - but Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease
6. Watson-Marlow Releases Informative Video Featuring Showcased High Purity Pumps, Tubing and Fillers at Interphex 2009
7. Southern AIDS Living Quilt Posts 100th Video Patch During National Womens Health Week
8. U.S. News Media Group Announces Americas Best Hospitals Video Series
9. Video: Liberate The Breast Cancer Genes
10. St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center Signs Agreement for Innovative Video Conferencing Use
11. VIDEO from Medialink and the Society of Interventional Radiology: Prostate and Kidney Cancer - New Life-Changing Developments
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the ... several important health care topics including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe ... from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine ... his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from a complex set of ... or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this pain and suffering, Serenity ... event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of emotions, from depression, guilt, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... now offering micro-osteoperforation for accelerated orthodontic treatment. Dr. Cheng has extensive experience with ... Damon brackets , AcceleDent, and accelerated osteogenic orthodontics. , Micro-osteoperforation is a ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Haute Beauty Network, ... M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s newest partner. ... the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should be invisible.” He ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016  Astellas today announced the establishment of Astellas Farma Colombia (AFC), a new affiliate with operations headquartered in ... America . ... ... ... ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  Guerbet announced today that ... Supplier Horizon Award . One of ... was recognized for its support of Premier members through ... clinical excellence, and commitment to lower costs. ... this recognition of our outstanding customer service from Premier," ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Research ... "Surgical Procedure Volumes: Global Analysis (United States, China, Japan, ... report to their offering. ... tool for healthcare business planners, provides surgical procedure volume ... surgery trends with an in-depth analysis of growth drivers ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: