Health and Wellness CSR News

American Cancer Society Reports Cancer Mortality Down 20% from 1991 Peak

Annual American Cancer Society Report Finds Continued Drops Lead to Milestone
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January 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - As of 2009, the overall death rate for cancer in the United States had declined 20 percent from its peak in 1991, translating to the avoidance of approximately 1.2 million deaths from cancer, 152,900 of these in 2009 alone. These figures come from the American Cancer Society’s annual Cancer Statistics report, one of the most widely-cited medical publications in the world. 

2012: Strides Toward Inclusion for People with Disabilities

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2012 was a year of progress for inclusion from Keystone Human Services International’s prospective, especially in Moldova.

A Gift of Service

A New Business Helps Those in Crisis With Gifts of Service
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Have you ever had your life stopped in its tracks by a sudden crisis?  Whether it is from illness, accident, a death in the family or one of life’s other challenges, most of us will run into a crisis at some point in our lives that throws us off the tracks.  Torn from your normal routine, you’re no longer able to take care of the normal everyday tasks like cooking, cleaning, taking care of the kids, or walking the dog.  Well-meaning friends and family might send flowers or bake cookies, but this is probably not what you really need at a time like this.  What you really need is help getting

GlaxoSmithKline Promotes Community Health in St. Louis

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As a part of its national initiative to promote healthier communities, GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is running a program called "A Conversation on Community Health." The program is being conducted in several U.S. cities to examine the barriers and identify opportunities to develop healthier communities. The essence of the program is to explore what it really means to be a healthy community and what it takes to achieve that goal. A recent city stop for the program was St. Louis.

The program in St.

Say, “So Long to Salt. Hello to a New Squeeze.”

Sodexo launches Mindful and helps make healthy lifestyle choices second nature
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Sodexo is launching a new evolved approach to health and wellness, Mindful. Thousands of workplaces in corporate health care and government settings will soon have an easy, convenient way to eat healthy foods that are ‘unexpectedly good.' Created by Sodexo's experts in food and nutrition, Mindful arrives next at a workplace near you in February and makes healthy lifestyle choices second nature. Building on multiple priorities directly linked to nutrition and wellness, Sodexo's Better Tomorrow Plan has laid the foundation for the approach to Mindful. 

A Seasoned Mind

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Curiosity is a hard commodity to come by these days.  Many of us seem to be backed into our respective corners, surrounding ourselves with like-minded people, and reinforcing our own positions on most everything. I have noticed this in myself, increasingly, as I seem to harden in my positions on most everything.

Powerful Answers in Health Care

How Verizon drives the health care ecosystem through creative ideas.
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When it comes to tackling society’s biggest challenges, health care is at the top of the list. In his keynote at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show, Lowell McAdam talked about the tremendous opportunity to use Verizon's networks in a powerful new way: by using our technology creatively, innovatively and collaboratively to help solve big social issues and change lives for the better.

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When it comes to tackling society’s biggest challenges, health care is at the top of the list. In his keynote at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show, Lowell McAdam talked about the tremendous opportunity to use Verizon's networks in a powerful new way: by using our technology creatively, innovatively and collaboratively to help solve big social issues and change lives for the better.

Ethical Sourcing Forum 2013-Announcing a New Topic

Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor: A Toolkit for Responsible Businesses
Press Release

Jan. 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On December 14, 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) released Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor: A Toolkit for Responsible Businesses, the first guide developed by the U.S. government to help businesses combat child labor and forced labor in their global supply chains.

Brine Science: How Salt and Ingenuity Purify Water for Thousands in Asia and Africa

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Early last summer, Sister Mary Ethel Parrot dropped by the office of WaterStep, a Louisville charity fighting waterborne disease around the world, and picked up a pair of tote bags filled with tubing, clamps and other plastic parts. The nun took them on a plane to Uganda, where she had set up a boarding school for girls.

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