With Thanksgiving approaching, a season of eating and giving in America, it’s not only about the notion of thankfulness, but gratefulness. Did your Granny, like mine, always say to you come Thanksgiving, “Remember that children elsewhere have it worse than you?”
Health and Wellness
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By Kara Eldridge, Operations Manager, Avon Walk for Breast Cancer – Washington, DC
Today is World Malaria Day, when we pause and recognize global efforts to eradicate a disease that has plagued humanity throughout recorded history.
By Lance Chrisman, Executive Director, WellPoint Foundation
In commemoration of National Workplace Wellness Week, BCLC hosted a workplace wellness event on Monday, April 2nd. Attendance included more than 60 private, public and nonprofit-sector stakeholders, who witnessed a panel discussion on workplace and community we
By Gary Ellis, Chief Financial Officer, Medtronic, Chair, Medtronic Foundation Board of Directors
The rapid rise of chronic, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) is one of the major challenges to global health and development.
This past week, Forbes contributor Rahim Kanani shared his interview of BCLC’s executive director Stephen Jordan in a piece entitled “
As the head of corporate citizenship research at the U.S.
Marine Corps Lance Corporal Matias Ferreira, age 22 and an Atlanta native, lost both of his legs 11 months ago while serving in Afghanistan. His recovery took place at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, just outside of Washington, D.C. Now LCpl Ferreira walks -- and runs -- on prosthetic legs.