Diabetes & Mental Health

Woman crying on sofa while therapist is taking notes

A Darker Side to Diabetes: 51% of Patients Have Been Treated for Stress or Mental Health Issues, According to New Survey by Ieso Ahead of UK Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 (14th to 21st May), an independent survey of people diagnosed with type 1 and 2 diabetes,commissioned by Ieso Digital Health highlights the scale of stress and mental health problems affecting those living with this chronic condition. Three quarters (75%) of young adults (16-34) believe that their mental health [...]

Opioid Crisis Documentary

Do No Harm Film Premiere http://www.beittshuvah.org/ (PRNewsfoto/Beit T'Shuvah)

‘Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic’ National Premiere Screening Narrated by Golden Globe-winning actor Ed Harris, the new documentary Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic takes an in-depth look at this crisis affecting the entire country. It tells poignant stories from addicts, recovering addicts, and families who have suffered devastating losses. The film carefully discloses which drug companies [...]

PRE Fights Child Obesity

Sarah Russo, Culinary Manager of Chicago-based food startup PRE(r) Brands, guides a Common Threads student through a cooking lesson at PRE's kitchen in Chicago's River North neighborhood.

PRE® Brands Partners with Common Threads to Help Fight Childhood Obesity Better-for-you Food Brand Sets Goal to Send 300 Under-served Chicago Kids to Cooking School PRE® Brands, purveyors of better-for-you food, including a line of 100% grass fed and grass finished premium beef, will donate a portion of proceeds for every package of ground beef sold in the Chicago [...]

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Photo credit: Petr Kratochvil

Jump Start Your Fitness! Holiday season over-eating and imbibing can often lead to feelings of sluggishness and laziness during the first month of the New Year. But how many of you know that putting off working out is like putting off paying a bill: the more you put it off, the bigger the problem gets!  [...]