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Jan 15, 2019, 08:15 ET Monterey County, California, Tackles Healthcare Crisis By Joining Blue Zones Project, A Nationwide Solution That's Transforming America

Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System, Taylor Farms, Montage Health, Blue Zones, LLC, and Sharecare, Inc. announce the launch of Blue Zones...


Oct 31, 2018, 08:15 ET Klamath County Wins Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has awarded Klamath County, Oregon, the prestigious Culture of Health Prize. The honor recognizes U.S....


Oct 29, 2018, 11:46 ET Fort Worth Earns Blue Zones Community Certification As Its Well-Being Surges

Well-being is at a new high in Fort Worth, as the city reaches a milestone in its efforts to become one of the nation's healthiest communities. After ...


Sep 20, 2018, 07:00 ET Fort Worth Well-Being Surges as U.S. Score Drops

Well-being has reached a new high in Fort Worth, according to the annual Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index®. Fort Worth's overall 2018 Well-Being...


May 24, 2017, 13:00 ET NCH Healthcare System First Employer To Achieve Certified Blue Zones Worksite Status In Florida

NCH Healthcare System today became the first Certified Blue Zones® Worksite in Florida and the first healthcare system in the nation to earn...


Feb 07, 2017, 06:15 ET Psssst! Want to know a Secret to Longevity?

Connections matter. Expanding your social circle to include healthy-minded and supportive people might be one of the most significant ways to add...


Dec 28, 2016, 07:00 ET New Year, New You in 2017?

The start of a new year always brings lofty resolutions to mend our ways and lead a healthier life. But promises to start a dramatic new diet or go...


Nov 15, 2016, 10:00 ET Holiday Shoppers 'Nudged' to Make Healthy Choices at Grocery Stores in Blue Zones Project Communities

As Americans prepare holiday menus, grocery stores are bracing for one of the industry's busiest times of the year. But how many of the choices made...


Oct 06, 2016, 08:07 ET Can Your City Make You Healthy? 15 Iowa Blue Zones Project Communities Transform Street Design to Meet Demand for Walkable, Livable Neighborhoods

In the 1920s Herbert Hoover called for a chicken in every pot and a car in every garage, and the subsequent build of the nation's infrastructure paid ...


Sep 29, 2016, 07:00 ET Albert Lea, Minnesota, Named Certified Blue Zones Community, Boosting Health, Economy with Environmental Changes

A small Minnesota town undertook an ambitious experiment in 2009. Residents of Albert Lea—a community with high smoking rates and low activity...