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Med.: Fitness / Work Place #114940

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 12, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Dallas, Texas: Al Dale) Impact of company-sponsored fitness programs featured; scenes shown of people at work and working out. [WOMAN - says if co. is concerned about fitness, worker will give more.] [Bus. Group on Health spokesperson Willis GOLDBECK - says company gets better deal from healthy worker.] Health care cost projections given. Company-sponsored wellness programs described; scenes shown of American Express Company's fitness center [Executive Phil KAUFMAN - says he feels better.] [American Express president James ROBINSON - discusses benefits of fitter empls.] Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Milliman and Robertson, Incorporated, and Johns Hopkins Univ. studies on illness prevention and job output outlined on screen. Texas Instruments company's fitness program explained. [Vice President Joe ZIMMERMAN - discusses benefits to company] [Worker Walter BLACKLEDGE - talks about being fat.] Link of physical and fiscal fitness reiterated.

Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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