The New Success: Preventive Health Coach

Posted by Grameen PrimaCare in Blog

In a commencement address at Smith College in 2013, Arianna Huffington equated our insatiable drive to attain money and power as two legs on a three-legged stool. While you may balance on two legs for a while, a fall is inevitable. The third leg of success, Huffington argues, is our...

Microfinance Pioneer Muhammad Yunus Inspires at Westmont President’s Breakfast

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An early morning start and wet weather could not keep more than 700 people from attending a sold-out presentation Friday by international icon Muhammed Yunusat the ninth annual Westmont College President’s Breakfast held at Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort. The pioneering Yunus founded Grameen Bank in 1976, inspired by the idea that credit is a basic human...

Weight loss just as important — and difficult — for teens

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Olivia Tilini was inspired to lose 55 pounds after she went to her doctor for a routine checkup. At the time, she weighed 225 pounds and was a junior in high school. She’s 5-foot-10. “He said I was overweight, and if I continued with my eating habits, I would eventually...

Young kids’ tooth decay hits ‘epidemic’ proportions

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Tooth decay is largely preventable, but it remains one of the most common diseases of childhood — five times as common as asthma, and seven times as common as hay fever, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC says 42% of children ages 2 to 11 have...

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