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2014-03-26 08:30:17

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: Joining other Healthcare.gov Champions of Change, the African American Health Alliance released a PSA to promote prevention and care benefits of the Affordable Care Act Law (Obamacare). The PSA highlights screening and preventions services as well as how to sign up by the March 31(st) deadline to get coverage that provides access to quality medical care and prevention benefits through the health insurance marketplaces. In...

2014-03-26 08:28:18

CHICAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ArcelorMittal, one of the world's leading steel companies, is encouraging people across the country to take steps toward a healthier lifestyle by supporting National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. National Walking Day is the American Heart Association's nationwide call to action for Americans to get more physically active. ArcelorMittal is supporting National Walking Day by hosting walking events near local plant sites,...

2014-03-25 16:26:19

These "Sign Up for Coverage" public service announcements encourage enrollment in the health insurance marketplace plans before the March 31, 2014 deadline. WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: Joining other Healthcare.gov Champions of Change, the African American Health Alliance released Get Covered PSAs urging enrollment by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) March 31(st) deadline. Sign up, get covered, spread the word and help others sign up. Don't be left out....

2014-03-24 12:29:24

Working while sick costs employers billions in lost productivity EAST GREENWICH, R.I., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although flu season is winding down, too many workers are still coming to work sick. And it's a major problem. Billions of dollars in productivity are lost every year in the United States because of the subpar performance of workers with passing ailments like the cold and flu or with chronic conditions like obesity, heart disease, hypertension, stress, and back pain. Then...

2014-03-21 23:04:19

The Colorado Health Foundation awarded national nonprofit Earth Force $300,000 over the next three years to support healthy eating and active living in the counties of Garfield, Lake, and Huerfano, Colorado. Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 The Colorado Health Foundation graciously awarded national nonprofit Earth Force $300,000 over the next three years to support healthy eating and active living in the counties of Garfield, Lake, and Huerfano, Colorado. The Engaging Youth in Healthy...

2014-03-19 23:31:28

Award winning and recognized industry leader BSDI is the Exclusive Mobile App Sponsor for the Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference (March 24-28, Colorado). (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 BSDI, an innovative company known for the technology behind affordable corporate wellness programs, announced today that they will be the Mobile App Exclusive Presenting Sponsor of the Art and Science of Health Promotion (AJHP) Conference on March 24 – 28 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 2014 marks...

2014-03-18 08:31:45

Employees contribute expertise and passion for serving others on Global Volunteer Day PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Focused on improving the health and wellness of children around the world, thousands of Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) employees will rally together on March 19 for the first-annual Global Volunteer Day, an extension of the company's ongoing commitment to empower people to live healthier lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131212/PH32713LOGO "We are...

2014-03-17 23:23:51

Arche Wellness Foundation, a licensed behavioral health program in Pittsburgh PA, has received $500,000 in funding from the Thomas J and Sandra L Usher Foundation to treat addiction, mental health issues and women’s health issues. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Today Arche Wellness Foundation announced it has received $500,000 in funding from the Thomas J and Sandra L Usher Foundation to provide addiction treatment, mental and behavioral health services and customized programming...

2014-03-17 23:01:51

The Georgia State University School of Public Health, in collaboration with Emory University, will host the Vitality Institute’s Atlanta Forum “Building Healthier Societies: Pioneering Perspectives” on Wednesday, March 19. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 The Georgia State University School of Public Health, in collaboration with Emory University, will host the Vitality Institute’s Atlanta Forum “Building Healthier Societies: Pioneering Perspectives” on Wednesday, March...

2014-03-13 23:01:50

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health applauds new bill that would ensure women and families can access health care their tax dollars support WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Women’s health advocates, health care providers, and immigrant health and rights leaders applaud Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) for introduction of the “Health Equity and Access under the Law (HEAL) for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2014.” The groundbreaking legislation...