Abercrombie & Fitch Launches New Miniseries Focused on Mental Health, Hosted by World …

The “A&F Conversations x Megan Rapinoe”
IGTV series
features
fellow Fierce ambassadors
Gus Kenworthy, Scout Bassett and
more
as
they explore
the importance of mental
wellness
through their own stories

NEW ALBANY, Ohio, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Abercrombie & Fitch, a division of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF), is proud to announce a new seven-part Instagram miniseries dedicated to mental health and wellness. Hosted by World Champion soccer player and activist Megan Rapinoe, the IGTV series will feature in-depth discussions with members of A&F’s 2020 “Fierce Family”. This initiative builds on “A&F Conversations”, an existing video series focused on honest conversations about social justice and other topics that are important to A&F’s customers, communities and partners. The “A&F Conversations x Megan Rapinoe” miniseries will build on that by diving into topics like coming out, intersectionality, racial identity, trans rights, self-love, body acceptance, overcoming adversity, disability representation and

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Abercrombie & Fitch Launches New Miniseries Focused on Mental Health, Hosted by World Champion Soccer Player Megan Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe

A&F Launches New Miniseries focused on mental health, hosted by World Champion soccer player, Megan Rapinoe.A&F Launches New Miniseries focused on mental health, hosted by World Champion soccer player, Megan Rapinoe.
A&F Launches New Miniseries focused on mental health, hosted by World Champion soccer player, Megan Rapinoe.
A&F Launches New Miniseries focused on mental health, hosted by World Champion soccer player, Megan Rapinoe.

ABERCROMBIE & FITCH LAUNCHES NEW MINISERIES FOCUSED ON MENTAL HEALTH, HOSTED BY WORLD CHAMPION SOCCER PLAYER MEGAN RAPINOE

A&F's Instagram series focused on mental health will release episodes throughout October and will feature heartfelt conversations between Megan Rapinoe and other members of A&F’s 2020 Fierce Family, including model and trans rights activist, Leyna Bloom; Paralympian and activist, Scout Bassett; former NFL player and poet, Ryan Russell; cowboy, community trailblazer and founding member of the Compton Cowboys, Randy Savvy; model, singer, actor and LGBTQIA+ activist, Laith Ashley; and influencer and self-love advocate Halle Hathaway.A&F's Instagram series focused on mental health will release episodes throughout October and will feature heartfelt conversations between Megan Rapinoe and other members of A&F’s 2020 Fierce Family, including model and trans rights activist, Leyna Bloom; Paralympian and activist, Scout Bassett; former NFL player and poet, Ryan Russell; cowboy, community trailblazer and founding member of the Compton Cowboys, Randy Savvy; model, singer, actor and LGBTQIA+ activist, Laith Ashley; and influencer and self-love advocate Halle Hathaway.
A&F’s Instagram series focused on mental health will release episodes throughout October and will feature heartfelt conversations between Megan Rapinoe and other members of A&F’s 2020 Fierce Family, including model and trans rights activist, Leyna Bloom; Paralympian and activist, Scout Bassett; former NFL player and poet, Ryan Russell; cowboy, community trailblazer and founding member of the Compton Cowboys, Randy Savvy; model, singer, actor and LGBTQIA+ activist, Laith Ashley; and influencer and self-love advocate Halle Hathaway.
A&F’s Instagram series focused on mental health will release episodes throughout October and will feature heartfelt conversations between Megan Rapinoe and other members
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CWRU and UH secure $4 million to establish research center focused on lung cancer in East Africa

Researchers with the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (UHCMC) have secured $4 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Cancer Institute (NCI) to establish an HIV-associated Malignancy Research Center (HAMRC) focused on lung cancer in East Africa.

The team will collaborate with Ugandan and Tanzanian researchers at the Joint Clinical Research Centre in Kampala, Makerere University Lung Institute, Uganda Cancer Institute, Mulago National Hospital, National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Muhumbili National Hospital and the Ocean Road Cancer Institute. The HAMRC will investigate novel approaches to characterize lung cancer epidemiology, somatic mutation burden, HIV and accelerated aging, and radiological features of lung cancer and the relationship to HIV-1 infection.

The focus of this new research center includes establishing national lung cancer diagnostic referral networks in Uganda and Tanzania, teleradiology telepathology, technology

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces $8 million in mental health grants largely focused on Chicago’s South and West sides

The city of Chicago has awarded $8 million in grant funds for 32 community groups to increase mental health care programs, with much of it focused on the South and West Sides, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Tuesday.



Erica Hunt wearing a suit and tie: In this file photo, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks during a news conference at City Hall, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020.


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In this file photo, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks during a news conference at City Hall, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020.

Nearly all the projects will expand mental health services for young adults, children, and adolescents, city officials said. Some of the grant recipients will receive $240,000 while others will receive $350,000 every year through 2020, Lightfoot said.

The funding can be used to hire staff, expand existing services, fund new programs in communities of high need and promote collaborations that integrate mental healthcare with primary care, city officials said.

In addition, the city’s public health department also will provide $1.6 million for increased services for

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Fitness events happening in Houston include Core Focused Yoga and Run in The Park

Survey Finds Employers Remain Committed to Health Benefits, Focused on New Payment Strategies and Open to Government Reforms

National Alliance purchaser poll found caregiving benefits have tripled since COVID-19

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Faced with record disruption in healthcare services and the economic downturn, employers are staying the course or accelerating (71% for 2021 and 63% for 2022) their health benefit strategies. These are among the findings of a survey of employers and other private purchasers of healthcare conducted by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance) and its members.

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions is the only nonprofit, purchaser-led organization with a national and regional structure dedicated to driving health and healthcare value across the country. (PRNewsfoto/National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions) (PRNewsfoto/National Alliance of Healthcare)National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions is the only nonprofit, purchaser-led organization with a national and regional structure dedicated to driving health and healthcare value across the country. (PRNewsfoto/National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions) (PRNewsfoto/National Alliance of Healthcare)
National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions is the only nonprofit, purchaser-led organization with a national and regional structure dedicated to driving health and healthcare value across the country. (PRNewsfoto/National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions) (PRNewsfoto/National Alliance of Healthcare)

When asked about their impression of health reforms related to their organization’s health benefit strategies, employers are open to a myriad of potential reforms with the majority indicating drug price regulation (94%), hospital price transparency

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Endpoint Health and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to Create World’s First Precision Medicine Trial Network Focused on Critical Illness

Late-stage interventional trials will evaluate personalized approaches to existing care and novel targeted therapies

Endpoint Health, the first targeted therapeutics company focused on integrated solutions for critical illnesses, today announced a new strategic partnership with Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to create the first precision medicine clinical trial network focused on late-stage clinical trials in critical illness. The network will combine leading critical illness researchers, trialists and premier medical centers from across the country to create a sustained system for conducting phase II and III interventional trials intended to validate precision medicine technologies, therapies, and deployable patient-centric care approaches. It will prioritize trials investigating promising precision-driven interventions to prevent or treat critical illnesses such as sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), which are the most expensive conditions to treat in the hospital setting and are associated with half of U.S. hospital mortality.

“Endpoint Health envisions a future where clinicians

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OLLY Announces Nicole Richie As Latest Ambassador, Launches New Female Health Focused Collection

Inspired by the Future is Female line up of products, the In The Girls’ Room campaign represents the intimate places where women feel comfortable and can be the most honest with themselves and their closest friends, turn off any inhibitions, and truly embrace things that might seem like ‘too much information’. The organically interconnected group of ambassadors will help to engage the OLLY community in stigma-busting dialogue about common experiences women can have with their female health, sharing light-hearted and honest moments with their followers.

“I am so proud to be partnering with OLLY for the launch of their new Future Is Female collection! It’s so important for women to feel comfortable when discussing female health and OLLY’s offering of unique supplements takes the taboo out of common female health topics so we can be open,” says OLLY ambassador, Nicole Richie.

The Future Is Female collection offers four uniquely

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As they focused on others with COVID-19 and refused to walk away, Illinois health care workers bore the brunt of pandemic’s fury

CHICAGO — This past March, as the nurses in MacNeal Hospital’s intensive care unit were overwhelmed treating COVID-19 patients, Neuman Kiamco did not hesitate to join his colleagues.



Photographs on display show moments in the life of ICU nurse Neuman Kiamco as fellow health care workers from MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois, remember the 48-year-old, who died August 30 after a two-month battle with COVID-19, on September 15, 2020.


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Photographs on display show moments in the life of ICU nurse Neuman Kiamco as fellow health care workers from MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois, remember the 48-year-old, who died August 30 after a two-month battle with COVID-19, on September 15, 2020.

The nurse left his post in the Berwyn hospital’s gastrointestinal lab and confronted an invisible enemy in the ICU that many of his colleagues on the medical front line were calling “the beast” or “the killer.”

His family is scattered across the world, including a father in the Philippines, and so Kiamco sent messages and the kind of photos of himself that have become ubiquitous in medicine’s global battle against the virus: at work, covered from

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