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What the U.S. Could Buy With Wasted Healthcare Dollars


PBS created an interesting infographic on what could be done with the $750 billion waste that the Institute of Medicine report highlighted. Read the rest of the story on PBS.

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Sodexo Invites Montclair State University to Experience Coca-Cola Freestyle

“Fountain of the Future,” Offering More Than 100 Beverage Brands, Debuts at Montclair State University
Press Release

MONTCLAIR, N.J., November 6, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Coca-Cola Freestyle®, the revolutionary fountain beverage dispenser, is launching at the Plaza at Blanton on the campus of Montclair State University. This exciting new technology will now be available to employees, visitors, students, faculty and staff of Montclair State University whenever they dine at the new retail space featuring Guy Fieri On Campus, SubConnection and Dunkin’ Donuts.

CEC Invites Renowned Professors and Sustainability Experts to Present Groundbreaking Research on Local Food


As part of the Community Environmental Council’s long running Partnership Council Breakfast series, the Santa Barbara based non-profit invited UCSB Professor and internationally renowned agri-food systems expert David Cleveland and Sustainable Food Systems Consultant and Innovator 

Kellie Pickler and Athena® Bottled Water Present $35,000 to the American Cancer Society to Help End Breast Cancer

Press Release

ATLANTA, October 26, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Country singer Kellie Pickler and Athena bottled water recently presented a check for $35,000 to the American Cancer Society at a PinkTober event hosted by  the Hard Rock Café, Nashville, Tennessee. The funds, dedicated in honor of Summer Miller Holt, Pickler’s life-long close friend whom she calls her sister, will be used to help end breast cancer through Society research, programs and services. 

Goya Foods Donates More Than $28,000 to the American Cancer Society

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Goya Foods, America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, along with individual employees of the company donated over $28,000 to the American Cancer Society and joined thousands at the organization's annual walk at Liberty State Park in Jersey City on Sunday, October 21, 2012. 

Kaiser Permanente Commits to Healthier Food for Patients, Employees

Broad agreement focuses on hospital food
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., October 25, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Kaiser Permanente, a champion of healthy eating, announced Saturday it has signed a commitment with the Partnership for a Healthier America to improve food offerings in its 37 hospitals.

Johnson & Johnson’s Wellness & Prevention, Inc. and Lake Nona Institute Join Forces to Create Measurable Health and Wellness Community Program

Press Release

ORLANDO, Fla., October 25, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Wellness & Prevention, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, is pleased to announce a collaboration to examine and address today’s most challenging health issues with the Lake Nona Institute, a non-profit organization that is developing health and sustainability programs in Orlando’s 7,000-acre Lake Nona community.

ARAMARK Creates Hub for Nutrition and Wellness in Glendale

Partnership with the Salvation Army of Southern California expands to fifth neighborhood
Press Release

Glendale, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 /3BL Media/ -  Like many communities in Southern California, Glendale has been hard-hit by the recession, which has created ever-increasing demands on community centers as families struggle to make ends meet and find funds to purchase healthy, nutritious food. In fact, The Salvation Army’s Glendale Corps food pantry is serving 200 percent more people than it was five years ago, and this year,  The Salvation Army in Southern California provided  more than 182,000 individual grocery orders.

Niagara Falls Lure Going Pink for Breast Cancer


From Niagara Gazette -- October 20, 2012 

NIAGARA FALLS — Hard Rock Cafe Niagara Falls added a pop of pink Friday in honor of the 13th annual Pinktober breast cancer awareness campaign, hosting the third annual International PINKTOBER Living Ribbon and free outdoor concert featuring Belinda Carlisle.

Focus on Childhood Obesity Takes Center Stage at ING KiDS ROCK LA

Press Release
  • 1,500 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • Former Lakers great AC Green, WNBA legend Ruthie Bolton and Sparky, the LA Sparks mascot, join ESPN’s Bonnie Bernstein and celebrity chef Antonia Lofaso to celebrate runners



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