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. 

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Research suggests that 1 in 4 children in the U.S. has a vision problem—an estimated 12.1 million children. As we look to end the social impact of poor vision, we must advocate for higher level changes at the government and private sector levels. It’s clear that with so many larger societal issues linked to poor vision – like education, poverty, good health, and even gender equity – vision is a cause we must address if we are to create resilient societies. 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Announces Winners of the 23rd Annual Citizens Awards

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced the recipients of its 23rd Annual Citizens Awards – eight companies that have shown exceptional leadership in harnessing innovation and creativity to solve our most pressing issues. From developing a STEM program to support the future aerospace workforce, to reducing waste and emissions across the supply chain, to delivering critical relief items to Ukrainian refugees, these companies illustrate how strong businesses are the foundation of strong communities.

Path Forward: Preparing for the Next Wave of COVID-19

The next wave of COVID-19 variants tracked in Europe are starting to show in the U.S. Are we prepared? Join us on Tuesday, November 1, at 2:00pm ET as CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky joins us for an informative discussion with U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Suzanne P. Clark.

Path Forward: Addressing the Mental Health Crisis

Join us on Tuesday, September 13, at 2:00pm ET for Path Forward: Addressing the Mental Health Crisis with Accenture North America CEO Jimmy Etheredge and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Suzanne P. Clark.

Health Forward

Health 2050 Landscape | Health Equity | Mental Health | Telemedicine | Technologies Driving Innovation | Eradicating Disease | Gene Editing | Planning for the Next Pandemic
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Harlem Cycle, a boutique indoor cycling studio based in New York City, was founded on the belief that everyone should have equal access to wellness. This past year, the spin studio was awarded a $5,000 grant by the Coalition to Back Black Businesses (CBBB) to support this growing community of riders.