Alere Wellbeing Releases Quit For Life(R) Mobile App Free Quit Smoking App Now Available from Developers of the Nation’s Most Effective Tobacco Cessation Program

July 31, 2013 No comment


SEATTLE, Wash. – (July 31, 2013) – Tobacco users looking for a pocket-friendly version of a smoking cessation program now have access to the Quit For Life(R) mobile app. The free app provides smartphone users with a downloadable tool that supports them throughout the quit process, helping them set a Quit Date, identify reasons for [...]

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American Diabetes Association® and Alere Wellbeing to Offer Weight Loss Program to Employers

May 2, 2013 No comment


Seattle, Wash. and Alexandria, VA., May 2, 2013 – Alere(TM) Wellbeing (AWI) and the American Diabetes Association(R) (Association) announced today a new collaboration focused on weight loss to help address the staggering rise of prediabetes and diabetes among American adults. As part of the collaboration, AWI and the Association will offer American Diabetes Association Weight [...]

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Bariatric Surgery: Many Patients Bite Off More Than They Can Chew

December 4, 2012 No comment


Webinar Explores Post-Surgical Behavioral and Psychological Challenges SEATTLE, Wash. December 4, 2012 – Alere Wellbeing will host the complimentary live webinar, “After Bariatric Surgery: Challenges and Threats to Weight Loss Success,” on December 4 and December 11 at 11:00am PDT. David B. Sarwer, PhD, Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry and Surgery at the University of [...]

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Employers Advised to Seek Legal Counsel as Worksite Nicotine Testing Grows in Popularity

September 13, 2012 No comment


SEATTLE, Wash. September 13, 2012 — Alere Wellbeing will host the complimentary live webinar, “How Far is Too Far? Legal Issues & Best Practices for Worksite Nicotine Testing,” on Tuesday, September 18 and Tuesday, September 25 at 11:00am PT. The webinar will be given by attorney Julie B. Ross, J.D., of Lynn Ross Smith & [...]

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Alere Wellbeing Collaborates with FitLinxx to Offer Weight Talk® Program with ActiPed+

August 7, 2012 No comment


Program redefines personalized weight loss with activity monitoring and wireless technology SEATTLE, Wash. August 7, 2012 — Alere Wellbeing announced today that it has enhanced its Weight Talk® program through a collaboration with FitLinxx Inc., a leader in health and wellness technology. The Weight Talk® personal coaching program, designed to achieve measurable, sustainable weight loss, [...]

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Worksite Nicotine Testing a Growing Trend in Healthcare Premium Differentials and Incentives Planning

June 12, 2012 No comment


Reliable, saliva-based nicotine tests allow for easier, more widespread adoption SEATTLE, Wash. June 12, 2012 — Employers who offer Alere Wellbeing’s industry-leading Quit For Life® Program can now work directly with the company to order and implement the new Alere™ iScreen® OFD (Oral Fluid Device). The iScreen® OFD is a saliva-based nicotine test that makes [...]

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Alere Wellbeing Helps More Than 3,000 Tobacco Users on World No Tobacco Day

June 6, 2012 No comment


Alere division sets new record for live interventions and enrollments in a single day. SEATTLE, Wash. June 6, 2012 — Alere Wellbeing set a new company record this past World No Tobacco Day by conducting 3,342 live tobacco interventions in a single day and enrolling more than 2,000 new tobacco users. The record-breaking attempt was [...]

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Alere Wellbeing to Help Record Number of Tobacco Users on May 31

May 14, 2012 No comment


SEATTLE, Wash. May 14, 2012 — Tobacco users who want to quit are encouraged to call 1-866-QUIT-4-LIFE (1-866-784-8454) on Thursday, May 31, 2012 to help set a new record for the number of tobacco users receiving support from the Quit For Life® Program in a single day. The record-breaking attempt is part of Alere Wellbeing’s [...]

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Top-Rated Diet in America Can Improve Employee Health & Productivity

April 30, 2012 No comment


Obesity Expert Robert Kushner Presents 2012s Best Diets in Alere Wellbeing’s Free Webinar SEATTLE, Wash. April 30, 2012 — Alere Wellbeing will host the complimentary live webinar, Deconstructing DASH: How Your Workforce Would Benefit from America’s #1 Rated Diet, on May 15 and May 22 at 11:00am PDT. Obesity expert, Robert F. Kushner, MD, Clinical [...]

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Premium Differentials a New Trend for Employers Trying to Save on Healthcare Costs

February 29, 2012 No comment


Sherwin-Williams, WellPoint, and Family Dollar share lessons learned and best practices in Alere Wellbeings upcoming free webinar. SEATTLE, Wash. February 29, 2012 – Alere Wellbeing (formerly Free & Clear) will be hosting the complimentary live webinar, Best Practices for Premium Differentials in Tobacco Cessation, on March 13 and March 20 at 11:00am PST. Clients Sherwin-Williams, [...]

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