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Walton’s Whole Health Institute Announce

BENTONVILLE — Tracy Gaudet has stepped down as founding executive director of the Whole Health Institute, the nonprofit group announced Monday. Walt Cooper assumed the role of general manager on Monday, according to spokeswoman Beth Bobbitt. He was hired Jan. 3 as general manager of healthcare initiatives — overseeing planning, budget and operations, she said. […]

Diane Kaplan steps down as CEO of the Ra...

Rasmuson Foundation President and CEO Diane Kaplan speaks during a press conference Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at Lousaac Place in Anchorage. (Loren Holmes/DNA) Diane Kaplan, who spearheaded the Rasmuson Foundation’s growth into a major Alaskan philanthropic organization organization, will retire early next year after 26 years. Kaplan said the January death of the foundation’s chairman, […]

Tebow at Barber, Johnson Charity, CheckI...

Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will be the grand marshal for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst on Sunday, May 1 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. Tebow played quarterback for the University of Florida from 2006 to 2009, winning the Heisman as the nation’s best player in 2007. He […]

Friendly Calls program engages volunteer...

Senior service providers are looking to expand programs that address social isolation during the pandemic, including volunteer models like Friendly Calls. While the concept of Friendly Calls is simple – neighbors phone neighbors for short, structured conversations – there are many intricacies involved in effectively organizing and guiding these volunteer models. To help, the New […]

United Health Foundation invests in nonp...

The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), has awarded a three-year, $2 million grant to HealthNet Inc., a nonprofit healthcare provider serving Indiana, to expand access to primary and behavioral health care in Indiana’s Morgan and Monroe counties, as well as high-poverty areas of Indianapolis. “I am very pleased to […]

Ukrainian children brought to England fo...

The British government brought 21 Ukrainian children with cancer to receive care through the NHS in England Children will undergo an assessment to understand their specific health needs before receiving treatment at an appropriate NHS hospital The intervention is part of the government’s broader humanitarian response to the Ukrainian conflict with more than 650,000 medical […]

Editorial: Taxing Students, Patients Ins...

Pittsburgh may have been built by the high-profit steel, coal, and glass industries, but today its economy is driven by high-value nonprofits. There are higher education institutions. The University of Pittsburgh is one of the largest in a state packed with post-secondary schools. Carnegie Mellon University is one of the most respected in the world […]

Saint Louis University student honored a...

ST. LOUIS — Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities working to advance public goals for higher education, has named 173 student civic leaders who will make up the organization’s 2022-2023 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Marquis Govan, an undergraduate student studying social work and sociology at Saint Louis University, will join students […]

‘Here to plead’: Volunteers needed for m

Want to help advocate for residents of long-term care facilities? The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the state’s ombudsman program, and volunteers are needed across the state to advocate for residents of long-term care facilities. The ombudsman program is the “first line of protection” for residents of long-term care facilities, state ombudsman Patricia […]

90% of eligible families do not have acc...

Pierre Prato Every year, $60 billion in public assistance is not claimed. These include food stamps, health care and federal financial aid for college. Read: essential resources that could be a way out of poverty for low-income Americans. This is where Patrice Berry comes in. She builds AssistHub, a virtual assistant that reduces the time […]

Blue Cross NC awards millions to nonprof...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) announced the first set of recipients of its $4 million commitment to address and eliminate racial, health, and geographic disparities in North Carolina. Seventeen organizations across the state are receiving grants, totaling $3 million, for the society’s “Addressing Disparities in Maternal and Child Health” […]

Americans are more likely to work for an...

MINNEAPOLIS, February 10, 2022 – Voya Financial today announced the results of a new consumer survey revealing that almost three quarters of employed people eligible for benefits (70%) agree that they are more likely to work for an employer who offers benefits voluntary paid by employees – including those like critical illness, hospital allowance, disability […]

Charities benefit from the Christmas For...

Hope Cancer The Hope Wellness Center at Hope Cancer Resources offers a yoga, meditation and fitness class for cancer patients and caregivers in person, via Zoom and YouTube. Their team of counselors and social workers supports cancer patients and their families on a daily basis with a focus on emotional health no matter the circumstances. […]

The Medical Volunteer Center Announces F...

TOWNSHIP OF FERGUSON Medical center volunteers is closing in on its goal of raising $10 million for its new, larger facility. Cheryl White, CEO of CVIM, announced at a community event on Thursday that she has already raised more than $6 million for her “Build for a healthier future campaignthanks to the support of CIHM […]

Charity workers and a doctor among 12 Ce...

For Tex O’Grady, receiving an Order of Australia medal for his tireless charity work is tinged with sadness. Key points: Twelve Mid North Coast residents received Australia Day honors A rural doctor and charity workers are among those recognized Conservationist Sue Lennox is one of 155 people nationwide to receive a Member of the Order […]

Cervical cancer: Women with learning dis...

As we mark Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, charities including Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust have urged people to get screened Women with learning disabilities are half as likely to have had cervical screenings as those without (Graphic: Mark Hall/JPIMedia) Women with learning disabilities are half as likely to have undergone cervical screenings as those without, according […]

Medical Students Collaborate to Provide ...

Medical students at the opening of the Care Clinic, located at the Heritage Community Clinic on the ground floor of Grosvenor Hall West on West Green at Ohio University in Athens. Students at Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine collaborated with medical school professors and community health program staff to provide a new option […]

Senator John Laird, authors, garners sup...

WATSONVILLE — Language that could create a health care district for the Pajaro Valley is on its way to the floor of the state Assembly. Senate Bill 418, an emergency bill drafted by Senator John Laird, received unanimous bipartisan support on Wednesday in the Assembly’s Local Government Committee for its motivation to preserve access to […]

Reduce racial disparities in cancer outc...

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, but there are significant disparities by race and ethnicity. While the rate of new cases is similar for white and black patients, the death rate for black cancer patients continues to be higher (173 per 100,000 people) than for white people (153 for […]

Bengaluru Buzz: Daily COVID Cases Surpas...

A health worker at a physical triage center set up by the BBMP. Photo credit: Gaurav Gupta/Twitter Daily COVID cases cross 20,000 On Friday, Health Minister K Sudhakar said COVID cases had doubled in the state every three days during the third wave, much faster than the first two waves. The test positivity rate in […]

Taming the giants of the healthcare sect...

Researchers are exploring potential antitrust responses to the growing consolidation among healthcare providers. What size is too big? This issue has plagued health care regulators for decades. Over the past two decades, the US healthcare system has seen rapid consolidation in the hospital, physician, and insurance markets. With the expected increase in mergers and acquisitions, […]

Governor Lamont provides update on Conne...

Press Releases 07/01/2022 Governor Lamont provides update on Connecticut’s coronavirus response efforts Last data at 4:00 p.m. on Friday January 7, 2022 (HARTFORD, CT) – As the state of Connecticut continues to take action in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates at 4:00 p.m. on […]

PaperCity presents the NorthPark 2022 Am...

Iin its fifth year, the NorthPark Center Ambassador program brilliantly blends all things fashion, art, culture and community. The 2022 Ambassadors Collection shines a spotlight on Dallas’ key players and causes that matter to them. Selected specifically for their philanthropic efforts, Each Individual’s One-Year Ambassador provides the opportunity to partner with NorthPark Center and its […]

Huntington News | The NU community crea...

Beyond university resources, community groups in the Northeast are working to improve the mental health of the student body. Many student-run organizations, such as Active Minds and Lean on me northeast, promote or offer services that the university does not offer, such as peer support and open spaces to voice concerns and grievances. Still students […]

Jocelyn Ferguson is HMRI’s Senior Direct

By Luke Netzley Contributing editor of the weekly Pasadena AAt a crucial time when personal health and well-being are paramount, the Huntington Medical Research Institutes have appointed Jocelyn Ferguson as Director of Development. The newly created position will see Ferguson working with the management team, board and staff of the Pasadena-based biomedical research organization to […]

Prioritize worker prosperity in the futu...

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided businesses with a unique opportunity to rethink and reset the world of work, putting worker prosperity at the center of our concerns as we shape a future of work that works for all. But the world of work has fundamentally changed since the start of the pandemic. Millions of office […]

The Arc aims for inclusiveness | News, ...

Above: Nathan Scott of Fairmont is co-chair of the Minnesota Arc State Board of Directors. Scott is the first person with a disability in the state to chair the board of directors. FAIRMONT – Nathan Scott, a Fairmont man, has been elected co-chair of the board of directors of The Arc Minnesota. L’Arc is a […]

ILADS campaign emphasizes the importance...

CHEVY CHASE, Md., December 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) is leading a powerful public education campaign to highlight the importance of doctor-patient relationships in treating disease. Lyme and other chronic diseases. The campaign kicked off this month on a jumbotron in Times Square in New York City. […]

Watson Returns to Help Oswego County’s C

OSWEGO COUNTY – All across the country, retirees have come to serve on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. This month, Oswego County recognizes Judy Watson for her assistance in their efforts. “Retired from the County Health Department, Judy knows our workforce well and was eager to return right away,” said Danielle Carlone, Public […]

Single mom works, goes to school, volunt...

Stéphanie Pavilus is no stranger to a busy life. Currently, she is raising a son with special needs, completing her undergraduate studies in biology and psychology, volunteering and working full time. She aims to fulfill her dream of attending medical school and becoming a neonatologist, specializing in newborn care. It is an active life that […]