If you’ve never ventured to the Big 10 twin cities of Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, put the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon Weekend on your 2018 radar. This Friday-Saturday, six-race event is celebrating its 10th anniversary April 26-28, 2018, and offers a beautiful, scenic tour of the University of Illinois campus, two
By Amber Corbin April 2015 was the beginning of a life-changing journey for me and my best friend, inspired and enabled by QuintilesIMS. I was 45 years old, a single mom of two teenagers with an active career— I manage a small global team for QuintilesIMS from Durham, NC.
By: Carol Lancaster I have been organizing the Meditation and Relaxation group at QuintilesIMS’ Durham office since 2008. I find using meditation techniques has a big impact on managing my stress levels at work, with family, and even in bad traffic. I strongly believe it can be beneficial to
By Suzy Gardner I was diagnosed with stage 4 osteoarthritis in both knees 9 years ago. I was given all the conventional treatments— drugs, physical therapy, and even a scope to "clean out" my worse knee— but, I still needed a walker outside the house. I could no longer
By Nandini Kanagaraju After having my second child, I was diagnosed with thyroid disease. I gained 40 pounds and spent the last 10 years struggling to lose weight. I tried many diets, but if I didn’t see results, I would binge eat. This took a toll on my health.
By Ann Skye Recently, I’ve been thinking about my life purpose, a part of which is making a positive difference for children in my community. I’ve been involved in Girls of the Run of the Triangle ever since QuintilesIMS (then Quintiles) started sponsoring the non-profit organization. Over the years,
By Romaine Waller Turning 50 this year, I decided that I had to do something different to get fit. I had been trying to follow along with various workout videos. I wasn't motivated to stick with them as the people on the videos were already fit, and the speed
By Michael Minzes Over the last 6 months I made some small changes that had a dramatic effect on the quality of my life and health; simple changes anyone can do with very little effort. I simply changed the way I thought about diet and exercise. Then I spoke
By Chris West In 2012, I joined the QuintilesIMS-sponsored "Team in Training" with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to raise funds for blood cancer research while training for the San Francisco Marathon. Having never run more than 1 or 2 miles or fundraised previously, I knew it would be
By Kelly Rahn Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally. I chose a challenge that would improve my health from a Wheel of Health designed by Duke Integrative Medicine. Since the functionality of my position at QuintilesIMS is fast-paced with