Health and Wellness CSR News

Fermented Milk Made by Lactococcus lactis H61 Improves Skin of Healthy Young Women

Results of Japanese Study Published in the Journal of Dairy Science®
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Philadelphia, PA, October 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – There has been much interest in the potential for using probiotic bacteria for treating skin diseases and other disorders. Japanese researchers have now found that milk that has been fermented using a probiotic dairy starter can also benefit the skin of young healthy women, reports the Journal of Dairy Science®.

Probiotics have been defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization-World Health Organization as “live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit to the host.”

Institutional Rearing May Increase Risk for Attention-Deficit Disorder by Altering Cortical Development

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
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Philadelphia, PA, October 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Over the past decades, we have seen numerous tragic examples where the failure of institutions to meet the needs of infants for social contact and stimulation has led to the failure of these infants to thrive. 

Safeway Video: All it Takes is one Simple Change

See how one of our employees lost over 100 pounds.
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Safeway associate Marcus Phillips of our Mountain View Store on San Antonio Road in California shares his remarkable journey of losing more than 100 pounds by making just one simple change. Learn more about his inspiring story by watching the video.

Lilly: Building a Dialogue on Metastatic Breast Cancer


Today’s guest post is authored by Timothy J. Garnett, M.D., Senior Vice President, Development Center of Excellence, Lilly Research Laboratories and Chief Medical Officer.

Researchers Find RNA Molecules in Urine and Tissue That Detect Prostate Cancer

Potential Biomarkers may pave way to a more sensitive, specific, and noninvasive prostate cancer screening assay, according to Report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics
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Philadelphia, PA, October 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have identified a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine of prostate cancer patients but not in normal healthy individuals. The study sets the stage for the development of more sensitive and specific noninvasive tests for prostate cancer than those currently available, which could result in fewer unnecessary prostate biopsies with less treatment-related morbidity, according to a new study in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.

Susquehanna Service Dogs' Team Training: Learning to Work Together

After spending about 18 months with their puppy raisers and another 6-8 months in advanced training with our professional trainers, SSD Cobalt, SSD Kingston, SSD London, and SSD Outback are ready to work. These four dogs have been working with their new partners in Team Training since Monday.

EmblemHealth Supports Medically Underserved Young Adults Through Partnership with Children’s Health Fund

Press Release


For Tuesday, October 14 at 12:00 pm


October 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A special event will be held to celebrate EmblemHealth’s support of Children’s Health Fund’s mobile medical program. Through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program, EmblemHealth will provide health care services to 250 medically underserved children in Harlem and Queens. EmblemHealth’s support will result in approximately 450 health care visits over the next year.

Lilly and the IPS Business Alliance: A New Path to Change


Education is vitally important to our future at Lilly. Today’s student could be tomorrow’s scientist or doctor, which makes our involvement with the IPS Business Alliance so significant.

Lilly: And the Indianapolis Prize Goes to…


Every two years, the Indianapolis Prize is awarded to an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to conservation efforts involving a single animal species or multiple species. This year, Dr. Patricia C. Wright was honored with the world’s leading award for animal conservation at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis.

Lilly Invests in High-Quality Education


Today's guest blog comes from Lilly's Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility, Rob Smith.

Over the last few weeks, Lilly has been advocating for greater public investments in high-quality early education.  Our partner, the United Way of Central Indiana, has been doing great work in this area for quite some time.  However, our city – and ultimately, the State of Indiana – must provide more public funds to accelerate the work.


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