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    Alliance for a Healthier Generation Applauds Sodexo For Their Pledge To Fight Childhood Obesity  Image

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    05-28-09

    Alliance for a Healthier Generation Applauds Sodexo For Their Pledge To Fight Childhood Obesity

    GAITHERSBURG, Md. and NEW YORK - May 28, 2009 - Sodexo, a leading food and facilities management services company and a leader in student nutrition, today is the first food service provider to sign on to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's School Beverage and Competiti...

    Global Health Council Names Jeffrey Sturchio as Next Leader Image

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    05-27-09

    Global Health Council Names Jeffrey Sturchio as Next Leader

    - May 27, 2009 - Jeffrey L. Sturchio, a longtime leader at Merck & Co. whose quiet diplomacy helped build programs treating more than 100,000 AIDS patients in Botswana as well as protecting millions of Africans from river blindness, has been named President and CEO of th...

    AT&T, Bayer, GE Healthcare, Hewitt Associates, Humana, KPMG LLP, Quest Diagnostics, sanofi-aventis, United Airlines, Walgreens, Wal-Mart Foundation Confirmed for 2009 American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Conference Image

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    05-19-09

    AT&T, Bayer, GE Healthcare, Hewitt Associates, Humana, KPMG LLP, Quest Diagnostics, sanofi-aventis, United Airlines, Walgreens, Wal-Mart Foundation Confirmed for 2009 American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Conference

    ATLANTA, GA. - May 19, 2009 "“ A growing number of major companies are participating in the American Cancer Society's 2009 Corporate Impact Conference, June 18-19 in Chicago. AT&T, Bayer, GE Healthcare, Hewitt Associates, Humana, KPMG LLP, Quest Diagnostics, sanof...

    Ready, Set, Go Outside with REI's Passport to Adventure! Image

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    05-11-09

    Ready, Set, Go Outside with REI's Passport to Adventure!

    SEATTLE, WA - May 11, 2009 - With summer fast approaching, Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), a national outdoor retailer, invites children and their families to explore the outdoors together with Passport to Adventure. Launching today, the free program is designed for chil...

    "Go Play Outside" Movement takes on Couch Potatoes to Reduce Childhood Stress and Obesity and Raise Money for Charity Image

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    05-11-09

    "Go Play Outside" Movement takes on Couch Potatoes to Reduce Childhood Stress and Obesity and Raise Money for Charity

    NEW YORK, NY. - May 11, 2009 - Grandparents.com has launched a major national campaign encouraging grandparents to join a movement called:

    BD Extends Decade-Long Support for UNICEF’s Campaign to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Image

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    05-08-09

    BD Extends Decade-Long Support for UNICEF’s Campaign to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

    May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two days before Mother's Day, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, announced its continued support for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) campaign to vaccinate mothers and children in develo...

    New Walmart Program Broadens Access To Affordable Prescriptions in Michigan Image

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    05-05-09

    New Walmart Program Broadens Access To Affordable Prescriptions in Michigan

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. - May 5, 2009 - Today in Michigan Walmart announced a pilot program which will offer a 90-day supply of 300 generic prescriptions, each for $10* via free mail delivery. Beginning today, from Detroit to Grand Rapids to Alpena, Michiganders across ...

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    05-04-09

    National Survey: Parents Report Increased Awareness of Risks of Teen Prescription Drug Abuse, But Preventative Action Lags

    Media Plays Major Role in Prompting Parent-Teen Discussions About Substance Abuse

    Mothers Take the Lead in Monitoring, Dads Have Opportunity to Engage More With Kids

    NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewsw...

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    04-20-09

    McKesson Mobilizes More than 14,000 Volunteers to Help Hospitalized Veterans

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA. - April 20, 2009 - McKesson Corporation today announced the kick-off of the 11th annual McKesson Community Days

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    04-17-09

    Elekta Sponsors All Are Our Heroes to Raise Cancer Awareness

    ATLANTA, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In our field, where we focus so intently on the science of cancer care, it's easy to lose sight of the human stories and triumphs that are a part of the journey.

    Motivated by the Relay for Life events of the Ame...

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