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Reimagining Community Health Systems Challenge to Deliver Telehealth to Underserved Areas Ends With Strategies for Expansion

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PYXERA Global’s Reimagining Community Health Systems Challenge ended in September with U.S. Community Health Centers poised to play a stronger role in expanding telehealth services for 30 million low-income patients and plans created for forward-thinking remote patient monitoring systems in Iowa.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health Commits $800 Million Through 2030 to Make Its Products More Sustainable for a Healthier Planet

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As part of its new Healthy Lives Mission, the company's iconic consumer brands will aim to use 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable plastic packaging and certified/post-consumer recycled paper- and pulp-based packaging. Learn more about the unique ways the investment will improve the health of people and the earth.

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As part of its new Healthy Lives Mission, the company's iconic consumer brands will aim to use 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable plastic packaging and certified/post-consumer recycled paper- and pulp-based packaging. Learn more about the unique ways the investment will improve the health of people and the earth.

Understanding Health Disparities in Our Hispanic Communities

Herbalife Nutrition supports the Latino community through health and nutrition
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According to the U.S. Office of Minority Health, the percentage of obese and overweight children and adults is higher in Hispanic Americans than other populations. Hispanics in the U.S. are faced with challenges such as affordable housing and gentrification, the digital divide, lack of trained family caregivers, economic insecurity, and food insecurity. All of these factors contribute to the higher trend in obesity in U.S. Hispanic populations in several ways.

The Time Is Now to Make Mental Health an EHS Priority

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Despite this being a year that will go down as memorable for all of the wrong reasons, 2020 will also be remembered as a time where we stepped up to take care of one another.

In the face of the pandemic and national unrest, organizations have begun to place a greater emphasis on the mental health of their employees. After all, no matter the size, industry or scale, a company’s people are its most vital assets.

Building on Success Against COVID-19, Black & Veatch Launches Commercial Projects, Doubles IgniteX Funding

Registration being accepted for `Demo Day’ next month to showcase the innovations
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With the goal of delivering solutions to safeguard communities against COVID-19, Black & Veatch’s IgniteX COVID-19 Response Accelerator has launched five projects of new-to-market technologies at commercial sites in the United States. Based on these early successes, Black & Veatch has announced it is doubling its funding goal for the program to $500,000.

Gold Medalist Aly Raisman on Courage and Self‑Compassion

The World Champion Gymnast and Wellness Advocate spoke at T-Mobile’s Women’s Summit about mental health and tips for succeeding under pressure.
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By Shawna Ryan

Recovery Month at Alkermes

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During Recovery Month and always, we honor the progress made by people in all stages of substance use disorder recovery. Katie shares her substance use recovery story and how she spreads hope to others.

Alkermes Shares Mental Health Resources During National Suicide Prevention Month

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Did you know that over 50% of individuals with #schizophrenia who die by suicide have made a previous attempt?

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support.

Quick Tools to Help Build Resilient Teen Happiness

By: Emiliana Simon-Thomas, PhD, Senior Director at the Greater Good Science Center
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According to the Centers for Disease Control, symptoms of anxiety and depression are on the rise due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. That includes for teens and young adults, 25% of whom said they seriously considered suicide in the past month. The inability to fix what is wrong or cope with stress and anxiety can negatively impact different facets of life including health, relationships, and academic performance.

Medtronic: Quality Care, From Anywhere

With a global pandemic still raging in parts of the world, Medtronic is helping stretched-thin clinicians work quickly, safely, and efficiently with the help of remote technology.
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When the COVID-19 crisis was hitting its apex in New York earlier this year, doctors needed a way to remotely monitor the vital signs of patients admitted to a large convention center that had been converted into a field hospital.

So, a team from Medtronic quickly installed several of the company’s technologies to create a system that allowed about 10 clinicians to remotely monitor about 400 patients at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

Getting such an operation up and running normally takes weeks or months … Medtronic did it over a weekend.

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