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Worksite health promotion and health programs are becoming more of

a corporate mainstay, as employers try to keep down health benefit costs

and attract and retain employees.

One of your employees is a truck driver on a long haul, and

suddenly he feels sick. He suffers from a cardiac problem and diabetes.

He pulls over, dials a number, and is instantly connected to someone who

quickly evaluates his condition and persuades him to go to the nearest

hospital where he undergoes a necessary bypass surgery.

Because the truck driver pulled over and found help by dialing a

number, the employer was able to avoid costs from a