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Aetna and The Aetna Foundation Granted $170,000 to Arizona Nonprofits in 2010

HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation together awarded $170,000 in grants and sponsorships in Arizona during 2010. The grants were made to organizations Read more >>

''HEROES'' Unite! Youth Invited to Join the Movement to Fight Childhood Obesity

“UnitedHealth HEROES” grants now available to schools and youth-focused, community center-based programs across the countryCommunity-focused, service-learning initiative by UnitedHealthcare and Youth Read more >>

Seeing is Believing, and the Key to Good Health

Video Storytelling - the Way to Better Health at, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to their health, nearly 90 percent of Americans lack the literacy skills to Read more >>

Black Journalists Host Third Annual Media Institute on Health, Health Policy and Health Disparities

Panelists Include CBS’s Russ Mitchell, ABC’s Vicki Mabrey, Black AIDS Institute’s Phill Wilson, American Cancer Society’s Dr. Otis Brawling, Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Policy Read more >>

Study Shows Coloradans Think Obesity is “Someone Else’s Problem”

New research by LiveWell Colorado points to residents’ misperceptions about obesity as a primary reason for apathy; mothers of young children are most receptive to healthy living message DENVER--( Read more >>