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Why Designing Workspaces Should Be a Walk in the Park

By Karla Pope
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Bringing the outside in, today’s workspaces are increasingly mirroring the lush green landscapes of the great outdoors.

From cascading fountains to botanical-rich workspaces, companies big and small are creating natural, park-like environments. More than aesthetically pleasing, greened indoor workspaces are good for people and for business.

These calming spaces are designed to reduce stress, enhance overall wellness and boost productivity and efficiency. Plus, they offer financial benefits for property owners and developers.

Volunteering Is “Me Time”

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When your schedule is crammed full of work obligations and caregiving for family members, how do you squeeze in some much-needed “me time?”

If you take the advice of Domenica Robinson, Humana’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year, you’d find a volunteer activity that makes you feel happy and connected to your local community.

“Giving back to my community gives me ‘me time.’ It’s what I do for myself to feel good while also giving back to my community,” Domenica said. “I truly enjoy volunteering and giving people a little sunshine in their day – it makes me feel so good.”

Black & Veatch: Data Analytics, Resilience and Sustainability Drive Water Discussion

Latest Strategic Directions Report takes deep dive into complexities of water, delivery
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan.,  June 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Collecting data from our water systems is one thing. Acting on that information is game-changing, and a Black & Veatch survey shows that the water space is taking note.

VALLEY FRESH® Products Certified with American Heart Association® Heart-Check Mark

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AUSTIN, Minn., May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL) announced today that the American Heart Association has certified two of the company’s VALLEY FRESH® chicken breast products with the Heart-Check mark to make it easier for consumers to identify heart-healthy foods.

Tetra Tech Recognizes June as Safety Month

Sharing safe practices and taking a proactive approach to ensure that no one gets hurt
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June 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech places safety at the forefront of its daily operations, and its commitment to safety extends from executive management to hands-on project personnel and office staff around the world.

American Heart Association and Aramark Named 2018 Halo Award Winners for Improving Diet, Health of Millions

Innovative “Healthy for Life® 20 By 20” takes silver award in health category
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DALLAS, May 24, 2018  /3BL Media/ - The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease, and Aramark, the largest U.S. food service company serving two billion meals each year, are thrilled their Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 collaboration is the 2018 Silver Halo Award winner in the health category.

Mohawk Group’s New Flagship Showroom in New York Showcases Sustainable and Wellness Design

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NEW YORK, May 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Mohawk Group’s new flagship location in the Fashion District of New York City expresses the company’s commitment not only to stylish and innovative floor coverings but also to sustainable and wellness design. Designed by Gensler, the 13,000-square-foot showroom in Manhattan features an open layout that integrates distinctive company branding, inviting workspaces and meeting spaces, and new display techniques to uniquely and effectively showcase a revolving lineup of featured commercial flooring products based on Mohawk Group’s latest collections.

WELL AP Community Surpasses 5,000 Mark

Rapid expansion of registered and accredited WELL Professional community adds to the market significant expertise in building practices that address human health and wellness
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The International WELL Building InstituteTM (IWBITM) announced a milestone achievement in the growth of its WELL APTM program as it surpassed 5,000 registrants. The WELL AP credential denotes expertise in the WELL Building StandardTM (WELLTM) and a commitment to advancing human health and wellness in buildings and communities.

SC Johnson Offers Tips to Help Families Protect Themselves for the Upcoming Mosquito and Tick Season

Choosing the right personal insect repellent and following the label instructions can help allow families more time for making memories outdoors
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RACINE, Wis., May 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ A recent study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that instances of tick and mosquito-borne diseases like Zika virus and Lyme disease have increased more than 350 percent since 2004 in the United States.

Good Eating

Creating special food for special needs keeps Tim Garry at the table
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By Mary Burich

Wanting food to look appealing and taste good is a reasonable expectation. But for many people – those who suffer from cancer or a swallowing disorder known as dysphagia, for example – there are no guarantees. All of that is changing, however, thanks in part to Hormel Foods and people like Tim Garry.

Tim is part of Hormel Health Labs, where the mission is to provide nourishment for people with special dietary requirements. People who are often overlooked, he says.

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