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October 31, 2016

New Psychosocial Health Assessment and Resources Released

  Organizations asked for it, and Prevention Partners listened!  On November 1, WorkHealthy America launched its newest topic areas, focused on psychosocial health.  This module provides guidance to organizations seeking to support employees' mental, social and emotional health - a perfect complement to the tool's existing focus on physical health. We want to support employers in creating environments and policies…

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October 6, 2016

Prevention Partners Hosts Healthy Together NC 2016 Summit

Categories: Press Releases

October 6, 2016, Chapel Hill, N.C. – Prevention Partners, a state and national leader in guiding schools, hospitals, and workplaces to address the leading causes of preventable disease, hosted its third annual Healthy Together NC Summit in Research Triangle Park, N.C., on Tuesday, October 4. The summit featured the release of the 2016 NC Power of 10 Report Card, showcased…

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August 16, 2016

Thought Leader Series: Addressing Health In Our State Government Offices by Mona M. Moon

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  Our quarterly Thought Leader Series features guest blogs written by invited partners and colleagues, and focuses on the concept that healthy places change lives. Click below to check out the second blog of the series that was written by Mona M. Moon, Executive Administrator at the NC Department of State Treasurer, State Health Plan Division.

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July 20, 2016

Prevention Partners Releases Enhanced Interactive Maps

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Prevention Partners is in the business of creating healthy places by helping workplaces, schools, hospitals, and clinics address the leading causes of preventable disease: tobacco use, poor nutrition, physical inactivity, and obesity. Our newly enhanced interactive maps highlight where organizations are hard at work making changes to policies, benefits, and environments. There are several types of data for our products…

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June 29, 2016

Prevention Partners Hosts Inaugural National Healthy Places Summit

Categories: Press Releases

June 28, 2016, Chapel Hill, N.C. – Prevention Partners, a state and national leader in guiding schools, hospitals, and workplaces to address the leading causes of preventable disease, hosted its inaugural National Healthy Places Summit in Raleigh, N.C., on Tuesday, June 14. The event featured national health and wellbeing leaders discussing the collective impact of several nationally recognized organizational assessment…

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April 14, 2016

Thought Leader Series: Building Best-Practice Work Environments by Gena Tallarico

Categories: Healthy Workplaces

  Introducing the Prevention Partners Thought Leaders Series! This quarterly series will feature guest blogs written by invited partners and colleagues, and will focus on the concept that healthy places change lives. Click below to read the first blog of the series that was written by Gena Tallarico, former Mars US Health and Wellness Services Manager.

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March 8, 2016

Prevention Partners Releases 2016 NC Regional Prevention Report Card

Categories: Press Releases

  Results Show That Where One Lives Has a Tremendous Impact on Health March 8, 2016, Chapel Hill, N.C. – Prevention Partners, a state and national leader in guiding schools, hospitals, and workplaces to address the leading causes of preventable disease, has released its 2016 NC Regional Prevention Report Card. The report cards, which show how health factors vary across…

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January 22, 2016

Meg Molloy’s Standpoint on the New Dietary Guidelines

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  Twice a decade, new dietary guidelines are released to reflect the consensus among nutrition and health scientists, and to translate the state of the art science to the public: "The Obama administration's latest dietary guidelines seek to help Americans reduce their likelihood of disease and obesity through a more healthful diet. The newest guidance comes down hard on sugar…

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October 13, 2015

Prevention Partners Hosts Healthy Together NC 2015 Summit

Categories: Press Releases

October 13, 2015, Chapel Hill, N.C. – Prevention Partners, a state and national leader in guiding schools, hospitals, and workplaces to address the leading causes of preventable disease, hosted its second annual Healthy Together NC Summit in Research Triangle Park, N.C., on Tuesday, October 6. The summit, which was sponsored by Cone Health, featured two distinguished panels of speakers and…

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September 1, 2015

Wearable devices in the workplace

Categories: Healthy Workplaces

Wearable tracking devices are certainly the new hot topic for health and wellness. While the technology is relatively new, there are promising case studies showing that yes, these devices can make a difference in your employees’ activity levels. In 2016, it is predicted that over 170 million of these devices will be sold, many to employers looking to increase activity…

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