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MEASURING WELL: ASID Post-Occupancy Analysis Highlights the Value of Designing WELL

by Jamie Matos
Blog

Considering that 90% of a company’s operating costs are spent on personnel, it’s no surprise that some of the earliest adopters of WELL have been commercial office spaces. It hasn’t taken long for human resources professionals and executives across the globe to realize that prioritizing people results in substantial return on investment. For companies in the building design, operations or construction industries, WELL is about more than creating a healthier workplace.

A (Healthy) Shot Through the Heart!

By: Katrina Hartog
Blog

I wouldn’t call myself a HUGE Bon Jovi fan, but when thinking about February, a.k.a. heart health month, and public opinion, all that comes to mind is “You give FATS a bad name!”  I am a child from the 1980’s and love some good Rock n’ Roll. I also grew up on the idea that fat in food was bad. The food industry used this trend to start producing many low fat or fat free products and replaced the fat with sugar or carbohydrates. Unfortunately, I think this perception continues to invade the minds of those outside health-related or nutrition fields.

Shire and SeriousFun Children's Network Celebrate Two Years of Partnership

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In February of 2016, we committed $3 million over three years to SeriousFun Children’s Network. Our support will enable nearly 1,000 children, many with rare diseases, to attend SeriousFun’s transformative camps and programs free of charge. This is a look at our partnership in year two!

Our volunteers had this to say (and more) in the video above:

"What I experienced at camp was beyond my expectations."

"Every camper was made to feel that FUN was the most important goal (of the day)."

"The campers attitudes and strength were absolutely contagious."

Mindful Portions: Cutting Through the Quantity Confusion with Quality Meal Guidance

By Carol Savage
Article

People around the world are more attentive than ever about food and nutrition, questioning where and how their food is made and its impact on health. While many of us are trying to eat healthily, we’re faced with the difficult task of navigating an environment that consistently promotes food quantity over food quality.

The size of food portions and calorie contents have steadily increased in many countries over the past 50 years. With that, we’ve also seen an alarming rise in the obesity rate. Could the two be connected?

CVS Health Offering No Cost "Know Your Numbers" Heart Health Screenings As Part of Its National Support of American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Movement

Press Release

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- As part of its continued support of the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today extended its commitment to women's health by offering no cost "Know Your Numbers" heart health screenings at MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, every Wednesday in February.

Stanton Chase LA and the International Well Building Institute™ Collaborate to Do Well by Talent

Press Release

NEW YORK, January 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Los Angeles office of Stanton Chase today announced a collaboration with the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) to be the “Thought Leader” to educate executives and management of companies on the critical importance of healthy workplace environments. As part of the collaboration, Stanton Chase will introduce clients to IWBI’s WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™), which provides a meaningful solution to advance human health and well-being in the workplace.

More Than a Dress: The 15th Annual Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards

By Nici Bush, General Manager, Mars Symbioscience at Mars
Blog

This month, I have the privilege of presenting an award at the Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards, where we at Mars Symbioscience, makers of CocoaVia® dietary supplement, are the lead sponsor for the third year in a row. Before I don my own red dress at this glamorous event, (thankfully picked out by my 18-year old daughter on a rushed Sunday afternoon shopping trip,) I find myself reflecting on what this award means to me as a business leader, a woman, a friend, and a mother.  

Pro Football Hall of Famer and Cancer Survivor Jim Kelly Joins Merck to Challenge America to Raise Funds for the Cancer Community

30-day Your Cancer Game Plan Challenge Helps Those Impacted by Cancer and the Patient Organizations That Support Them
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With an estimated 1.6 million Americans diagnosed in 2017 alone, cancer not only impacts those diagnosed but their friends and family as well. In recognition of World Cancer Day on Sunday, Feb. 4, Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, along with Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is asking all Americans to join the Your Cancer Game Plan Challenge, a social awareness effort to help raise funds to support cancer patient organizations.

CocoaVia Brand Honors Health Equality Advocate at Woman's Day Red Dress Awards

Brand Continues to Promote Healthy Hearts in Third Year of Sponsorship
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GERMANTOWN, Md., February 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Mars Symbioscience announced today that its CocoaVia® brand will be the lead sponsor of the 15th Annual Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards for the third year in a row. The event, hosted on February 6, 2018 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, recognizes doctors, researchers, and advocates who are making a positive impact in the fight against heart disease, still the leading cause of death in women.

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