Health Vision Month

Christmas Toy Drives Go Virtual

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way hospitals traditionally bring about holiday cheer for patients and their families. With the safety and health of patients top of mind, as well as that of donors and the local community, charity events, donation processes and toy drives have gone virtual. This is …

Health Vision Month

Wellness App Designed to Boost Veterans’ Health

Studies have shown that military members and veterans experience high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury and depression when returning from active duty. When these psychiatric conditions are left untreated, increased rates of substance abuse and suicide are likely. To raise awareness surrounding the issues veterans face, …

Health Vision Month

CHOP Addresses Food Insecurity

One in five Philadelphians experience food insecurity. Meaning, they do not have consistent access to enough food and resources to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. The current pandemic has intensified this issue for a plethora of individuals and their families, putting the overall health and development of children at …

Health Vision Month

IBC Buzzing Over Latest Sustainability Project

Philadelphia region’s largest health insurance company, Independence Blue Cross (IBC), has teamed up with Alvéole — a Montreal based beekeeping company — on a substantial sustainability initiative. 30,000 honeybees are now living in an unoccupied space at the Independence Blue Cross corporate headquarters in Center City, Philadelphia at 19th and …