Is Your Organization Fit-Friendly? Get Recognized!

As part of her role on American Heart Association’s Bay Area Task Force, Andrea Bloom, Founder of ConnectWell, moderated an American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksite webinar to help Bay Area organizations learn about the program and its eligibility requirements. The American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition Program highlights employers who champion the health of their […]

Preventing Heart Disease Early: A Healthy Heart Month Interview with Dr. Matt DeVane

Dr. Matt Devane, cardiologist

Dr. Matt DeVane’s dad had his first heart attack at 35, his second at 45, his third and eventual death at 55. For DeVane, heart disease is personal. “I wanted to change that,” says DeVane, of his experience. By all accounts, he is doing just that. As a cardiologist, DeVane has become an expert in […]

Dr. Robert Lustig, ConnectWell Advisory Board Member, Speaks at UC Berkeley Edible Education

On Tuesday September 30th, I attended the class “Nutrition, Health, and Diet Related Disease”, part of the Edible Education: The Rise of the Food Movement class series at UC Berkeley. Led by instructors Nikki Henderson, Executive Director of People’s Grocery, and Michael Pollan, Knight Journalism Professor, UC Berkeley, the classes are sponsored by the Chez Panisse […]