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Health and Wellness
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on health and wellness and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database.
The Chamber Foundation and Amway announced the release of a new report evaluating health and nutrition problems facing Kent County, Michigan. The study, “Assessing Community Efforts to Address Key Health Issues in Kent County, Michigan,” found that the county faces challenges similar to those experienced in other regions throughout the country – including maternal and child health, nutrition, and food security.
The Corporate Citizenship Center’s Health, Wellness, and Food Program provides companies and stakeholders resources, connections, and relevant insights in order to tackle the roots of poor health and food insecurity in communities.
The Health, Wellness, and Food network seeks to:
As the population grows more diverse and medical costs soar, the greater burdens of health risks, disease, and premature death among people of color and the poor are a matter of increasing urgency.
By incorporating Collective Impact and community health best practices into their efforts to improve community health, Kent County’s health partners are more efficiently and effectively achieving their health goals.
Time and again, businesses—big and small—showcase how they’re using technology for social good.
At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, we believe businesses have a critical role to play in improving the communities where we live, work, and play. Because when communities do well, so does business. This same belief was the backdrop of a recent event hosted by the U.S.
Americans consume more opioids than any other country. In 2016, doctors prescribed enough opioids to fill a bottle for every American adult.