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Delos and KB Home Partner to Deliver Cutting-Edge Healthy Home Technology to the U.S. Home Market

DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence Network addresses hidden health factors in homes – monitoring, calibrating and enhancing air, water and lighting conditions to help improve health and well-being.
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm based in New York, and KB Home (NYSE: KBH), one of the largest homebuilders in the United States, has announced a collaboration to introduce Wellness Homes to new homebuyers. KB Home plans to offer Delos’ DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence Network in select KB Home communities in the California market, ahead of an envisioned national rollout.

Healthcare Flooring Solutions that Help Foster Optimum Health and Wellness

Mohawk Group's award-winning Healthy Environments offers evidence-based design
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At Mohawk Group, we believe healthy environments nurture the positive connections that enable patients and care providers to thrive. It’s what drives our passion to pioneer innovative flooring solutions that help foster optimum health and wellness.

The American Heart Association and the National Football League Work With Discovery Education to Take Students on a Virtual Field Trip Inspired by Super Bowl LIII

The NFL Play 60 Kids Day Live, inspired by Super Bowl LIII, helps students learn the importance of healthy living and physical activity
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md. Friday, January 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Getting 60 minutes of physical activity a day through moderate-to-vigorous and bone strengthening exercise is what is recommended for school-aged kids according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

Johnson & Johnson Announces Research Study with Apple Watch to Help Improve AFib Outcomes Including Stroke Prevention

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Johnson & Johnson to collaborate with Apple to assess impact of wearable technology on earlier detection of AFib, improved diagnosis and patient outcomes

Up to 30 percent of AFib cases go undiagnosed until life-threatening complications occur, signaling a critical need for more efficient and scalable screening methods

The Rise of Science-Backed Subjective Well-Being

By Jamie Anderson & Fergus Anderson
Blog

Designers have long understood the inextricable relationship between buildings and the people inside of them, but the direct link to human health and well-being has only recently come to the fore. Not only does the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) provide a framework to design spaces for maximizing long, healthy lives, but it also creates an environment that emphasizes Subjective Well-being (SWB). This concept aims to improve people’s perceived quality of experience – their personal feelings – about themselves and how they relate to others.

The Rise of Science-Backed Subjective Well-Being

By Jamie Anderson & Fergus Anderson
Blog

Designers have long understood the inextricable relationship between buildings and the people inside of them, but the direct link to human health and well-being has only recently come to the fore. Not only does the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) provide a framework to design spaces for maximizing long, healthy lives, but it also creates an environment that emphasizes Subjective Well-being (SWB). This concept aims to improve people’s perceived quality of experience – their personal feelings – about themselves and how they relate to others.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 30,000 Pounds of Protein to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

Kroger Joins the First Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
Press Release

INDIANAPOLIS, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/– On January 23rd, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger joined forces to donate more than 30,000 pounds of protein to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour.

First Look: Why eBay Renovated Its HQ with Breastfeeding Rooms and Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

by Jennifer Elias
Article

eBay gives the Business Journal a sneak peek at the renovations it's made at its headquarters as it aims to hire and retain top talent in Silicon Valley's extremely competitive labor market.

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Government of Ghana Launches First of Its Kind Public-Private Partnership With Novartis to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of People With Sickle Cell Disease

Summary: 
  • Memorandum of Understanding signed between Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana and global medicines company Novartis
  • Partnership to include the establishment of treatment guidelines, newborn screening, centers of excellence and the availability of accessible treatment options in line with the global standards of care
  • 15 000 babies are born with sickle cell disease every year in Ghana1
Press Release
  • Memorandum of Understanding signed between Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana and global medicines company Novartis
  • Partnership to include the establishment of treatment guidelines, newborn screening, centers of excellence and the availability of accessible treatment options in line with the global standards of care
  • 15 000 babies are born with sickle cell disease every year in Ghana1

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