Posts in Healthcare & Public Health category

Fitness, Nutrition, Nature Highlight Spring Progress for Asher Clients

Fitness, Nutrition, Nature Highlight Spring Progress for Asher Clients

This spring saw positive developments for three Asher clients:

  • American College of Sports Medicine: today released the 2019 American Fitness Index that ranks America’s 100 largest cities. Funded by the Anthem Foundation, the index evaluates America’s 100 largest cities using 33 health behaviors, chronic diseases and community infrastructure indicators. The top 10 were Arlington, Va.; Seattle, Wash.; Minneapolis, Minn.; San Francisco, Calif.; Madison, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; St. Paul, Minn.; Irvine, Calif.; Denver, Colo.; and Portland, Ore. This is the fifth consecutive year Asher has helped secure media coverage. USA Today was the first placement, a nice way to lead off the project. You can access the full rankings and scores on the American Fitness Index website. How does your city compare?

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President’s Budget Sets Tone for Federal Appropriations Season

President’s Budget Sets Tone for Federal Appropriations Season

Many Asher Agency clients are anxiously awaiting the submission of the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget this week — Appalachian Headwaters, Children’s MAGIC U.S., Mon Health Med Center Foundation, our higher education clients, those addressing a wide range of health needs, and others.
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Augmented Reality adds exciting edge to marketing

Augmented Reality adds exciting edge to marketing

Augmented Reality (AR) is one of the hottest new technologies in the marketing world. It is an enhanced version of reality created using technology to overlay digital information on an image of an object being viewed through a device, such as a smartphone camera.  AR is able to engage your target audience in an unforgettable experience, and it can capture, and more importantly keep, their attention in a unique way.
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Asher Teams with American College of Sports Medicine In Announcing 100 Most Fit Cities

Asher Teams with American College of Sports Medicine In Announcing 100 Most Fit Cities

Asher Agency is a leader in communicating cutting-edge healthcare and fitness news, and each May we are honored to work with the American Fitness Index team at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) to release the nation’s most fit cities.

Released May 15 this year, ACSM and its partner — the Anthem Foundation — opted to rank the 100 top cities based on 33 evidence-based indicators. In the initial decade of the American Fitness Index, only the top 50 Metropolitan Statistical areas (MSAs) were ranked.

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National Seafood Month Promotes Tasty Heart Health Options

National Seafood Month Promotes Tasty Heart Health Options

 

Asher Agency’s third year of promoting seafood nutrition hit new highs for citizen and media interest in this grassroots “heart healthy” campaign.

The September 30 Charleston SeafoodFEST we coordinated at the Capitol Market was a tremendous success, offering seafood cooking demonstrations, tastes of West Virginia-grown salmon, free Omega 3 testing, educational speakers and a variety of family-friendly activities. Our client, Linda Cornish, president of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership, was on hand to offer remarks and greet community members of all ages who participated.

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