People around the world are more attentive than ever about food and nutrition, questioning where and how their food is made and its impact on health. While many of us are trying to eat healthily, we’re faced with the difficult task of navigating an environment that consistently promotes food quantity over food quality.
The size of food portions and calorie contents have steadily increased in many countries over the past 50 years. With that, we’ve also seen an alarming rise in the obesity rate. Could the two be connected?
WASHINGTON, February 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Four leading global companies have joined forces to place one of their most precious resources—their people—to work on strengthening health systems in Kigali, Rwanda. The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), SAP, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), and WE Communications will each send top professionals into the field to work pro bono as Global Health Corporate Champions.
AEG’s LA Kings and Enrich LA joined forces, with the help of Blue Shield of California, to build an edible and interactive garden at Weingart YMCA Wellness & Aquatic Center last week.
Throughout the day, Kings staff built and installed 13 planter beds with fully functioning drip irrigation systems for the YMCA to further its education initiatives surrounding maintaining healthy lifestyles.
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- As part of its continued support of the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today extended its commitment to women's health by offering no cost "Know Your Numbers" heart health screenings at MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, every Wednesday in February.
NEW YORK, January 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Los Angeles office of Stanton Chase today announced a collaboration with the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) to be the “Thought Leader” to educate executives and management of companies on the critical importance of healthy workplace environments. As part of the collaboration, Stanton Chase will introduce clients to IWBI’s WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™), which provides a meaningful solution to advance human health and well-being in the workplace.
Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company specialising in diabetes, obesity and other serious chronic diseases, published its Annual Report 2017 online today at novonordisk.com/annualreport. It is the company's fourteenth integrated annual report accounting for the company's financial, social and environmental performance.
30-day Your Cancer Game Plan Challenge Helps Those Impacted by Cancer and the Patient Organizations That Support Them
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With an estimated 1.6 million Americans diagnosed in 2017 alone, cancer not only impacts those diagnosed but their friends and family as well. In recognition of World Cancer Day on Sunday, Feb. 4, Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, along with Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is asking all Americans to join the Your Cancer Game Plan Challenge, a social awareness effort to help raise funds to support cancer patient organizations.
Brand Continues to Promote Healthy Hearts in Third Year of Sponsorship
GERMANTOWN, Md., February 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Mars Symbioscience announced today that its CocoaVia® brand will be the lead sponsor of the 15th Annual Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards for the third year in a row. The event, hosted on February 6, 2018 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, recognizes doctors, researchers, and advocates who are making a positive impact in the fight against heart disease, still the leading cause of death in women.
We’re proud to share that we have joined the Aspen Management Partnership for Health (AMP Health) and its network of partners to help strengthen community health systems in Africa by increasing access to quality healthcare. With our support, AMP Health will be able to scale its existing programs in Malawi, Kenya, and Sierra Leone by building the capacity and leadership necessary to set in place critical systems of thousands of community health workers.
February 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - iCause joins forces with two-time cancer survivor, philanthropist, and daughter of Montel Williams, Maressa Williams. Maressa and her father were featured on the Dr. OZ show in 2013, discussing how her battle with cancer sparked her passion to help others.