Healthnotes acclaimed health and lifestyle information available to employees free of charge
PORTLAND, Ore.-March 18, 2003-Healthnotes Inc. (HNI), the premier provider of credible, easy-to-use health and lifestyle information, has signed an agreement with Lufthansa German Airlines to offer its employees secure online access to the Healthnotes® Suite. Part of a corporate wellness initiative, Healthnotes is available to both current and retired employees as a resource for reliable health, food, and nutrition information.
"We are excited to offer our employees access to Healthnotes, a trusted and easy-to-use resource on health and self-care," said Ruth Ann Baker, Lufthansa's human resources and benefits manager. "We hope that by providing this information we can help our employees lead healthier lives."
"A recent study(a) shows that 77 percent of consumers are taking more personal control over their health compared to a year ago. Lufthansa recognizes this and wants to supply their employees with the resources they need to manage their overall health," stated Schuyler Lininger, HNI president and CEO. "Healthnotes is proud to provide Lufthansa employees with access to the information they need to make confident health-related decisions."
The Healthnotes Suite provides practical, science-based information on hundreds of common health concerns, vitamins, herbs, sports nutrition, and weight management. It includes Safetychecker, covering more than 18,200 potential interactions between supplements and frequently used prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and Foodnotes®, with nutrition information and tips on how to select and prepare close to 450 foods. It also provides information on special diets and food allergies, and hundreds of quick, healthy recipes.
To complement the standard health information, Lufthansa employees also have online access to Healthnotes Newswire, a weekly news service that features physician-authored articles reviewing and analyzing the latest studies on healthy living and self-care.
About Healthnotes, Inc.
Healthnotes Inc. (HNI) is the premier provider of credible, easy-to-use health and lifestyle information for in-store touchscreen kiosk, Internet, and multi-channel initiatives. Healthnotes® applications provide consumers with practical, comprehensive information at the point of decision-online and in-store. More than 6,500 supermarkets, pharmacies, and natural product stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom use Healthnotes Retail Solutions and Web content to improve customer service, build loyalty, and increase sales. Healthnotes also generates behind-the-counter applications that are licensed to Internet sites worldwide. On the Web: www.healthnotes.com
About Lufthansa German Airlines
From its Frankfurt and Munich hubs, Lufthansa provides one of the most extensive global networks of any major airline and freight carrier, flying to more than 330 destinations in nearly 90 countries worldwide, including 17 cities throughout North America.
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(a) 2002 study from the General Merchandise Distributor Council (GMDC): Introducing and Merchandising New OTC Whole Health Products
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