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    Over 300 Children Are Given New Smiles Image

    Over 300 Children Are Given New Smiles

    In Celebration of the American Dental Association's (ADA(R)) 'Give Kids a Smile(R),' Pacific Dental Services(R) (PDS(R)) served over 300 children on February 1st

    PDS(R) teamed up with numerous Non-profit Organizations to provide FREE den...

    Are Your Feet Green? New Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Community Launches With Organic Sock Giveaway Image

    Are Your Feet Green? New Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Community Launches With Organic Sock Giveaway

    EDMONDS, WA - January 28, 2008 - For most people, green living does not happen overnight. It occurs gradually as awareness increases and more steps are incorporated into busy lifestyles and traditional business practices.

    To encourage people to...

    The Health Trust Announces $30 Million Investment Towards Making Silicon Valley Healthiest Region in America

    CAMPBELL, Calif., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Health Trust today announced a $30 million investment in three initiatives that will help Silicon Valley become the healthiest region in America.

    By 2010, the goal is to make significant stride...

    Leprosy on the Brink of Elimination: Public Health Leaders Prepare for Final Push Image

    Leprosy on the Brink of Elimination: Public Health Leaders Prepare for Final Push

    BASEL - January 24, 2008 - World Leprosy Day 2008, on Sunday January 27, heralds a historic moment: leprosy is on the brink of elimination after more than two thousand years as a disabling disease that cruelly isolated and impoverished the people it infected. Healthcare lea...

    Tennis Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Gigi Fernandez Prepares to 'Run for Something Better' at ING Miami Marathon

    MIAMI, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gigi Fernandez will trade in her tennis racket for a pair of orange shoelaces on Sunday, January 27 as she partners with global financial services leader ING and the company's Run for Something Better program during the 2008 ING Miami...

    Christine Todd Whitman, Julie Gerberding and Joseph Hogan Join Mark Ganz to Lead Aspen Institute Health Stewardship Project Image

    Christine Todd Whitman, Julie Gerberding and Joseph Hogan Join Mark Ganz to Lead Aspen Institute Health Stewardship Project

    WASHINGTON, DC - January 14, 2008 - The Aspen Institute has named Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jersey; Julie Gerberding, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and Joseph Hogan, president and CEO of GE Healthcare, as co-chairs of the As...

    Roche Engages in Four Additional AIDS Technology Transfers to Strengthen Local Manufacturing in World’s Poorest Countries

    NUTLEY, NJ - January 9, 2008 "“ Roche today announced that it has entered into four new technology transfers with local manufacturing companies in African and Asian nations where improvements in access to anti-retroviral therapy are needed. These companies are Regal Pharmace...

    YMCA of the USA Announces New Year's Resolution to Better Support Health-Seeking Americans

    CHICAGO, IL - December 26, 2007 - /PRNewswire/ - YMCA of the USA President and CEO Neil Nicoll today issued a New Year's Resolution for the nation's oldest and largest community service organization, based on recent alarming studies related to the nation's ongoing lifestyl...

    Consorta Launches Evergreen Magazine  to Spotlight Green Procurement and Sustainable Environmental Practices Image

    Consorta Launches Evergreen Magazine to Spotlight Green Procurement and Sustainable Environmental Practices

    SCHAUMBURG, IL - December 13, 2007 "“ Consorta, a leading healthcare group purchasing and resource management organization announced today that it will launch EverGreen magazine, the first and only healthcare industry magazine focused on green procurement and sustainable env...

    Cookie Johnson and Abbott Bring "I Stand With Magic: Campaign to End Black AIDS" to Los Angeles to Educate African-American Women on HIV/AIDS Image

    Cookie Johnson and Abbott Bring "I Stand With Magic: Campaign to End Black AIDS" to Los Angeles to Educate African-American Women on HIV/AIDS

    LOS ANGELES - December 3, 2007 - In conjunction with World AIDS Day, Cookie Johnson, the wife of Earvin "Magic" Johnson, and Abbott are bringing the "I Stand With Magic" program to Los Angeles to educate the African-American community, specifically women, on HIV/AIDS prevent...

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