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ARAMARK Establishes Health and Wellness Hub in Indianapolis

Provides families with greater access to healthy food and physical fitness areas
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Indianapolis, IN, August 28, 2013 – For many residents of Indianapolis’ Fountain Square neighborhood, meals come from fast food restaurants or convenience stores. The high poverty rate, combined with a lack of access to healthy food has contributed to poor nutrition and nutrition-related chronic diseases, including obesity and diabetes.
 

Diets in Review.com: @PizzaHut Now Delivering a New Whole Wheat Pizza to Meet School Lunch Nutrition Guidelines

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Diets in Review.com

Pizza Hut is known for its inventive approaches to the delivery pie, but few have been as impressive as their latest innovation. Pizza Hut has never been healthier, a requirement to let them keep up with the newly mandated school lunch nutrition guidelines. The brand expressed their excitement to us about being able to recreate its world-famous pizza in a way that kids could enjoy this Americanized comfort food.

Video: A New Enterprise and Community of Farmers in Haiti

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In a new video, hear Haitians talk about a partnership between Abbott, the Abbott Fund and Partners In Health that is improving lives and communities. Built and run by Haitians, a new nutrition facility produces a lifesaving product to treat malnutrition called Nourimanba. In addition, an agricultural program helps local farmers improve the supply of quality peanuts needed for the facility, while increasing farmer incomes.

GreenSmartLiving aids California Sober Living Community

Electronic Cigarette company, GreenSmartLiving, donates e-cigarettes to California Sober Living
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SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 28, 2013 / 3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- GreenSmartLiving announced today a partnership with California Sober Living communities in which it will donate its electronic cigarette starter kits to community residents. The initiative is not limited by time, locale or supply; the company plans to expand its donation efforts eastward, using California as a starting point for its sober living assistance.

ARAMARK, Southeast Community Services Announce Commitment to Helping Indianapolis Families Improve Their Health

Volunteers Create ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone for health and wellness education
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Indianapolis, IN, August 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ – For many residents of Indianapolis’ Fountain Square neighborhood, meals come from fast food restaurants or convenience stores. The high poverty rate, combined with a lack of access to healthy food has contributed to poor nutrition and nutrition-related chronic diseases, including obesity and diabetes.

Hundreds of Philly Kids to Battle Obesity at ING KiDS ROCK

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  • More than 1,200 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • One mile fun run takes place Thursday, Sept. 12 at Belmont Plateau
  • Olympian Rod Dixon to encourage, inspire kids to love running

 

Press Release
  • More than 1,200 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • One mile fun run takes place Thursday, Sept. 12 at Belmont Plateau
  • Olympian Rod Dixon to encourage, inspire kids to love running

 

CVS Caremark Uses Data to Combat National Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic; Program Details Published in New England Journal of Medicine Online

Pharmacy Innovator Urges Greater Transparency in Controlled Substance Prescribing
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ --As part of its continuing efforts to combat the national prescription drug abuse epidemic, CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) is tapping its extensive database to identify and halt inappropriate prescribing of high risk drugs such as opioid painkillers. By evaluating data on prescriptions filled at CVS/pharmacy, CVS Caremark identified providers with extreme patterns of prescribing such high-risk drugs and suspended controlled substance dispensing for those who could not justify their prescribing habits.

Full Spectrum Leadership

When masculine and feminine leadership come together we can create sustainable, value adding, and lasting synergetic partnerships and businesses
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Have you read Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg? She is the COO of Facebook and is ranked on Fortune’s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business and as one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. The book, which fleshes out her 2010 TedTalk, highlights how women unintentionally hold themselves back from their professional goals and earning potential. The common thread between the topics she discusses comes down to one thing: quality of life for HUMANITY.

Chrysler Group and Kaiser Permanente Bring Passion for Health and Wellness to Promote Healthier and More Sustainable Multicultural Communities; They Ask: How Fit Is Your Community?

Summary: 
  • Companies to create an interactive health pavilion experience at Excellence in Journalism conference
  • Pavilion will feature health, nutrition, and exercise education programs in an engaging demonstration of best practices in health and wellness
  • Partnership enables both companies to bring their passion for health and wellness beyond their corporate walls to raise awareness about health disparities in multicultural communities
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  • Companies to create an interactive health pavilion experience at Excellence in Journalism conference
  • Pavilion will feature health, nutrition, and exercise education programs in an engaging demonstration of best practices in health and wellness
  • Partnership enables both companies to bring their passion for health and wellness beyond their corporate walls to raise awareness about health disparities in multicultural communities

The Colors of Health and Hope

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by David Marbaugh

Courtenay Fields, a member of our sales team from North Carolina, served as a Connecting Hearts Abroad ambassador in Tanzania in 2011—the first year of our global volunteer program that deploys Lilly employees from around the world to serve in impoverished communities for two weeks. Can 14 days really make a difference? We think so. But you decide after reading her story.

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