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What’s Your Healthy Purpose?

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At Humana, one way we improve the health of our members is by finding our purpose together. Having a purpose in life and connecting with your local community increases well-being.

Humana Charity Crafters, a group of Humana members in Mesa, Ariz., meet twice a month to create hats and other crafts that benefit their community. By making hats for local cancer patients, the Charity Crafters connect to their sense of purpose and to each other, creating strong bonds and encouraging each other towards their best health.

Domtar Diaper Donations Bring Dignity and Comfort to Those in Need

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Our absorbent hygiene products are used by people around the world. They help bring health, dignity and comfort to infants, children and adults in communities throughout North America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Domtar diaper donations help ensure that everyone has access to these important products.

VIDEO | Josh and Chloe - My Special Aflac Duck™ and CMN Hospitals

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Our good friends Josh Sundquist and Chloe Davison understand what it’s like to battle and beat childhood cancer. While they were fortunate to overcome their diagnosis, there are still thousands of children across the country facing cancer today. 

6 Ways Urban Trees Make You More Active Outdoors

Healthy Trees, Healthy Lives
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Spending time outdoors in nature is not only fun, but it’s therapeutic and rejuvenating. Time spent in nature improves your physical, mental, and spiritual health. Residents who live in greener communities are three times more likely to be physically active and 40 percent less likely to be overweight than those living in less green settings.

To kick-off National Exercise with your Child Week, we’re sharing 6 ways trees lure you outdoors and make you want to stay there.

What’s Your Healthy Lifestyle?

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At Humana, one way we focus on the health of employees is the 100 Day Dash. We walk together as a company on our journey toward lifelong well-being. And, we share our healthy lifestyle, inspiring others to work on their own health and well-being.

Always Donates Feminine Hygiene Products to Help North America Girls Stay in School & Stay Confident

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The most recent Always Confidence & Puberty Survey reveals that nearly one in five American girls1 and one in seven Canadian Girls2 have either left school early or missed school entirely because they did not have access to period products.

Merck Foundation Supports New Programs to Improve Care for Alzheimer’s Patients and Caregivers in the United States

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KENILWORTH, N.J., August 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Merck Foundation (the Foundation) is supporting two new programs to improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. With a focus on underserved rural and urban populations in New England and Minnesota, these programs are part of the Foundation’s $5 million effort to reduce disparities in health care for underserved communities affected by Alzheimer’s.

Big Impact in Bio: Building Communities

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In this video, Amgen Scholars alumni tell their #BigImpactinBio stories, focusing on the importance of community building in science. Rachel Lucero (ASP 2014, University of California, San Diego) is a STEM teacher at the Dunbar School in Washington, D.C.; Marta Andrés Terré, Ph.D.

Americans Say That Clean Water Is the Most Important Factor to Living a Healthy Lifestyle, According to Second Annual Study from Nestlé Waters North America

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  • American consumers and experts rank clean water even higher than getting enough sleep and eating healthy foods as an important factor to living a healthy life
  • More than half of American consumers and experts say they think about their water usage daily, yet, almost one-in-three say they don’t know enough ways to conserve water
  • The majority of both American consumers and experts grade U.S. businesses a “C” on how frequently they contribute to water conservation activities
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  • American consumers and experts rank clean water even higher than getting enough sleep and eating healthy foods as an important factor to living a healthy life
  • More than half of American consumers and experts say they think about their water usage daily, yet, almost one-in-three say they don’t know enough ways to conserve water
  • The majority of both American consumers and experts grade U.S. businesses a “C” on how frequently they contribute to water conservation activities

Revolutionizing India’s Rural Healthcare Through Technology

Dell partners with the Government of India to develop a human-centered technology solution to overcome the challenges of providing consistent, preventive care in rural areas
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Approximately two-thirds of India’s 1.3 billion people live in rural areas, according to the World Health Organization. Imagine the challenge of delivering preventive healthcare to over 800 million remote villagers and tracking patient records without the use of technology.

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