healthy living http://wamc.org en Partnership Aims To Expand Wellness Program To Low Income Berkshire Residents http://wamc.org/post/partnership-aims-expand-wellness-program-low-income-berkshire-residents <p></p><p>Wednesday at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Berkshire Health Systems announced a new partnership with the Canyon Ranch Institute that will bring the Institute’s nationally recognized Life Enhancement Program to medically underserved and low-income individuals.</p><p></p><p>Dr. Richard Carmona, President of the Canyon Ranch Institute Board of Directors and the 17<sup>th</sup> Surgeon General of the United States, said prevention needs to be the new focus of healthcare providers.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:30:21 +0000 Lucas Willard 67946 at http://wamc.org Partnership Aims To Expand Wellness Program To Low Income Berkshire Residents At New Healthy Living Market, Worldview, Food Intersect http://wamc.org/post/new-healthy-living-market-worldview-food-intersect <p></p><p>New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will announce new legislation to expand markets for farmers and increase the availability of locally-grown food at an event scheduled for this afternoon. The venue for her announcement is the latest addition to the ever-expanding landscape of grocery retailers in New York’s Capital Region. The store is adding a new dimension to the competition for customers by focusing on local and all-natural foods, as WAMC’s Hannah Rank reports.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 16:36:00 +0000 Hannah Rank 63192 at http://wamc.org At New Healthy Living Market, Worldview, Food Intersect Local Wellness Initiative Awarded $2 Million CDC Grant http://wamc.org/post/local-wellness-initiative-awarded-2-million-cdc-grant <p>The Centers For Disease Control has awarded a $2 million dollar grant for a wellness initiative in Springfield Massachusetts.&nbsp; The money will fund several efforts aimed at improving access to healthy eating and physical activity.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 16:25:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 49043 at http://wamc.org Local Wellness Initiative Awarded $2 Million CDC Grant