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Nov. 27, 2019 By Elizabeth Walker, Walmart Corporate Affairs Peggy Kraus is on a mission. As a Long Island-based counselor for people with diabetes, she has made it her goal to help her patients manage – and even erase – their disease through lifestyle modification. Peggy had already built a career in cardiac rehab when she took on an additional…
Nov. 20, 2019 By Tracey D. Brown, CEO of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) November is American Diabetes Month—a time when we all come together to face the facts about diabetes and to raise awareness about its prevalence. More than 30 millions…
Oct. 3, 2019 By Elizabeth Walker, Walmart Corporate Affairs Health care is hard. That’s the easiest way Lisa Woods, Walmart’s senior director of U.S. benefits, can sum it up. From choosing a doctor and trying to get in for an appointment, to understanding medical bills, making sense of the American medical system can sometimes create as much…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sept. 24, 2019 – Walmart knows a well-trained and engaged workforce is critical to winning in the future. To prepare its associates for the next generation of healthcare jobs, Walmart is adding education benefit programs that provide a clear path to higher pay jobs in a growing area of the company and in the economy.Beginning…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sept. 19, 2019 — Walmart has a heart for helping customers save money and live better – and healthier – lives. The retailer is now inviting customers to Walmart Wellness Day, where they can get free health services and resources, including information on better heart health. The event will be Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to…
Sept. 13, 2019 By Sean Slovenski, SVP and President, Health and Wellness, Walmart U.S. Today, Walmart is proud to announce an important step we are taking to live up to the promise of our motto: Save money, live better.We’ve always been committed to these principles, but over the last year, our team has considered how to turn “live better” into…
DALLAS, Ga., Sept. 13, 2019 — Families in the Dallas, Georgia, area can now experience a remodeled Walmart Supercenter that’s offering customers new ways to save money, while living better –and healthier– lives. Located at 3615 Marietta Hwy., the community will celebrate the new store features during a grand opening Friday, Sept. 13, along with…
Sept. 4, 2019 By Jane Incao Working full-time and raising a child isn’t easy for any parent. But when it comes to reentering the workforce after welcoming a new arrival, there are a few challenges that only new mothers face.When Tennille Webb returned from maternity leave after giving birth to her son two years ago, she quickly noticed how…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 21, 2019 – To help busy families, especially moms, who are dispensing antibiotics and other medications to sick little ones, Walmart is now offering FLAVORx with select liquid prescriptions for no additional cost at Neighborhood Market pharmacies. This allows moms, dads and caregivers to choose the flavor of medicine the…
May 13, 2019 By Elizabeth Walker, Walmart Corporate Affairs Tristan Thomas had an adventurous spirit. He loved traveling with his family and on his own. He enjoyed mountain biking and exploring outdoors. He even moved from his home state of Arkansas to Seattle, which had been a longtime dream. But in 2017, at age 21, Tristan died of a drug…
When the biggest name in makeup is going beyond makeup, it’s worth taking notice. Makeup artist and living legend Bobbi Brown has recently launched a line of supplements designed to address a wide range of beauty concerns, and – get this – you can get them at Walmart! Walmart’s own beauty guru, cosmetics buyer Melanie Deschaine, got the full…
March 13, 2019 By Elizabeth Walker, Walmart Corporate Affairs It’s no secret healthcare costs are going up. Employer spending on health care services rose by 44% per enrollee from 2007 to 2016, reaching nearly $700 billion annually in 2017. Meanwhile, employers still want to offer the best possible coverage in an effort to attract top talent. So…