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Global Health Corporate Champions Announce Their Team for Rwanda Cohort

February 2018, Professionals from the Dow Chemical Company, WE Communications, and SAP will Team Up to Address Community Health Challenges in Rwanda
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WASHINGTON, December 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), an activity of USAID Global Health Fellows Program-II, will travel to Rwanda in February 2018.

Fresh Start Mobile Showers Provides Daily Showers for Las Vegas Homeless Population

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Looking for a change, Jameel Milligan, age 36, moved from Philadelphia, where he worked in the chemical industry, to Las Vegas.  He was certain he’d have no problem finding a job at one of the many resorts.  

“I wanted to start over and I thought since there are so many different types of jobs at all the casinos, I’d have no problem finding something,” he said.  “I didn’t realize that you need various licenses and permits in order to do certain jobs within the casinos.  I came here with no plan, just on a whim.” 

Healthy Holiday Hacks From the Experts at Aramark and the American Heart Association

Chefs and Dietitians Share Their Tips to Set the Table for a Heartfelt Holiday Celebration
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Celebrating the holidays with food, family and friends is what makes this time of year special. Aramark and the American Heart Association (AHA) have teamed up to dish out recipes, tips and tricks from their experts, to help families create a healthy holiday celebration.

De Beers Secretaries Use Their Special Day to Help Young Girl Students

Administrative employees from Debswana have celebrated Secretaries’ Day by making a donation to boarding students at a Remote Area Dwellers hostel near the company’s Orapa mine in Botswana.
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The aim of the P7,000 donation of toiletries and sanitary pads by a total of 32 secretaries from the Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa mines was to support young girls in the hostel at Khwee Primary School in the challenges of developing into young women. It was also a demonstration of Debswana’s value of showing its people care.

Each young girl was given three packs of pads, washing powder, a face cloth and toiletries such as toothpaste, bath soap, body lotion and roll-on deodorant. 

Save Room for Dessert

By: Ellie Krieger
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First, let me dispel a common myth: Nutritionists do enjoy sweets. Dark chocolate is pretty hard for me to resist. And sometimes I just need to make chocolate chip cookies! What I don’t love, however, is the notion of a guilty pleasure. No one should ever feel bad when they’re eating something that tastes good. So I propose taking that phrase out of our vocabulary.

INFOGRAPHIC | Merck Foundation Launches Bridging the Gap in Diabetes Care

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The Merck Foundation has launched Bridging the Gap, a five-year initiative to help improve diabetes care and health outcomes for vulnerable and underserved populations in the United States.

GSK Honors Triangle Nonprofits Making a Positive Impact on Health Outcomes

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November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ten nonprofits will receive $40,000 to support healthy eating, quality employment and education, affordable housing, and other social determinants of health.

CBS “Courage in Sports” Features the Arrow Quintum, Paralympians With Purpose

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Arrow Electronics presented “Courage in Sports” on CBS over the weekend. The documentary-style U.S. television program features inspiring stories of athletes who have overcome adversity. This year, “Courage in Sports” showcased the Arrow Quintum—five paralympians with a common purpose to push their own limits and inspire the next generation.

Meet a Couple of Food Entrepreneurs and Their New Products: Soft Drinks TÅPPED From Trees and Spreads Made With Nuts

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After the birth of his first child, soft drink industry veteran Paul Lederer found himself thinking about eating and drinking healthier. He started to look for alternative drink options and couldn’t find something that appealed to him.

“Everything seemed to compromise somehow,” he said. “I was drinking a lot of coconut water, but the flavors just didn't blend well. Ginger beer's great, but it was loaded with sugar.”

Meet a Couple of Food Entrepreneurs and Their New Products: Soft Drinks TÅPPED From Trees and Spreads Made With Nuts

Article

After the birth of his first child, soft drink industry veteran Paul Lederer found himself thinking about eating and drinking healthier. He started to look for alternative drink options and couldn’t find something that appealed to him.

“Everything seemed to compromise somehow,” he said. “I was drinking a lot of coconut water, but the flavors just didn't blend well. Ginger beer's great, but it was loaded with sugar.”

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