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2014-06-26 12:23:46

Company is the only member of the U.S. energy sector to receive Platinum designation JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) announced today that it has been honored for the ninth time by the National Business Group on Health for its ongoing commitment to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging its workers to live healthier lifestyles. NextEra Energy is the only company in the U.S. energy sector to receive this award in the...

2014-06-25 23:15:33

Evive Health's personalized, data-driven healthcare communications will be featured in the National Business Group on Health's (NBGH) Leadership Summit on Workforce Wellbeing as part of a session highlighting companies that embrace fresh, pioneering approaches to wellness communications. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Representatives of the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of The United Methodist Church (GBPHB) will demonstrate how Evive Health's innovative engagement...

2014-06-25 12:29:45

Aramark Among 63 Employers Recognized for Promoting Healthy Work Environment and Lifestyles WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, today honored Aramark for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging their workers and families to maintain healthy lifestyles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131212/PH32713LOGO Aramark was among 63 U.S....

2014-06-24 08:32:29

ZURICH, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The online and mobile dacadoo health engagement solution obtains the US patent for its Health Score and launches a completely new website to consumers, employees and business partners. dacadoo offers a comprehensive health engagement and lifestyle navigation solution that enables individuals to track, manage and benchmark their health and well-being in an easy and fun way. Applying the principle of 'what you can measure you can...

2014-06-20 23:04:52

A pioneer in moderate risk population health services joins PHA. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, announced today a new member: DPS Health, the leader in moderate risk population health services. “We are thrilled to welcome DPS Health as a PHA member,” said Population Health Alliance interim Executive Director, Fred Goldstein. “It showcases the diversity and breadth of our membership,...

2014-06-20 23:03:31

Dr. Ruth Perry talks today at a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation forum about the THT approach bringing together municipal and community partners, including residents, to address daunting health priorities too big for one organization to tackle alone. Trenton, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Trenton Health Team Executive Director Dr. Ruth Perry today is sharing a unique approach to overcoming the toughest health challenges facing depressed urban areas during a panel discussion at the Robert...

2014-06-18 12:34:03

Commission calls on US policy makers and business leaders to adopt initiatives that foster chronic disease prevention and create a healthier workforce NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States could save $217 to $303 billion in annual health care costs if businesses and governments adopt existing evidence-based health promotion and chronic disease prevention methods, according to a landmark report released June 18 by the Vitality Institute. The report, developed by the...

2014-06-17 12:29:06

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Health Services, Inc. (SHS), a leading provider of Population Health Management solutions, today announced an agreement with King's Daughters Health System to offer comprehensive health and wellness services to their employees and community-at-large. King's Daughters selected SHS for their demonstrated success delivering cost-effective and personalized population health management solutions that have resulted in a reduction in...

2014-06-17 08:24:32

ParticipACTION releases a 'Play List' to celebrate the second annual Longest Day of Play TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Rejoice! The first day of summer - and the longest day of the year - is almost here, and after a long, dark Canadian winter, it deserves a warm welcome. So, on June 21, ParticipACTION encourages families to clear their schedules, get outside and play on the Longest Day of Play. With only seven per cent of kids aged five to 11 meeting the Canadian Physical Activity...

2014-06-15 23:01:27

Making it easier to access natural health products, herbs and local businesses across the country, Herbalist.com recently upgraded its “maps” feature which provides information on businesses by zip code and category. Herbalist.com is dedicated to “improving happy and healthy lives” and the website redesign is part of this holistic effort. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 Making it easier to access natural health products, herbs and local businesses across the country,...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'