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It Takes a Village

The phrase, “It takes a village,” has never been more timely. The COVID-19 pandemic is a call to action for everyone to come together by staying apart and flattening the curve. When nations, leaders and everyday people unite, we can change the trajectory of COVID-19 by following the science and mobilizing a response. Each of

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Nancy Brown with Mindy Grossman, CEO of WW

“Wellness should be a human right regardless of your income or where you live,” says #RedDressAwards honoree and CEO Mindy Grossman. American Heart Association and WW (formerly Weight Watchers) are inspiring healthy habits in churches & underserved communities. Nancy Brown with Mindy Grossman, CEO of WW

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National Wear Red Day Goes To Work Alerting Employers To The Dangers Of Stress And Depression

The business case for lowering stress, anxiety and depression in workers is becoming undeniable. There are two intersecting health issues at play: first, a diagnosis of depression may increase risk of developing heart disease. Second, having a heart attack increases risk of depression, according to research. So naturally it follows that if Americans spend 40

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Health care hall of fame – Bernard J. Tyson

For many with such experiences and memories, the confines of a hospital might be the last place they would want to launch a career. But not for Tyson. He had seen firsthand the role the healthcare system could play in a family’s life and wanted to make a difference. “I actually had a dream from

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How CEOs Are Making Mental Health a Less Taboo Topic at Work

Not long ago, it would have been considered a terrible move for anyone on the business fast track to talk openly about their struggles with mental health. Now CEOs are urging employees to do it. After Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins sent a companywide email with the subject “Making Mental Health a Priority,” encouraging employees to

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Mental health and the workplace: What employers must realize

In the United States, 44 million adults – about one in five – have been diagnosed with a mental health condition. This is a rising health challenge that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, education or career. Those living with depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders often experience strained

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Mental Health is Physical Health

A report recently issued by the American Heart Association affirms the connection between mental and physical health. It calls for major employers to take the lead in changing the state of mental health today, notably, by ending the stigma associated with mental illness. That’s an urgent call. Mental illnesses are not just incapacitating by themselves.