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    REI Inspires Kids, Families to Get Outside this Summer Image

    REI Inspires Kids, Families to Get Outside this Summer

    SEATTLE, May 16, 2007 "“ With summer just around the corner, parents everywhere will soon be looking for ideas to get their kids outside and active. Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) has just the solution "“ Passport to Adventure, a free program launching this week designe...

    Nike Raises Awareness of the Importance of Physical Education in Los Angeles Schools Through NikeGO PE, A Program Available in 400 Schools Nationally Image

    Nike Raises Awareness of the Importance of Physical Education in Los Angeles Schools Through NikeGO PE, A Program Available in 400 Schools Nationally

    LOS ANGELES, CA - May 15, 2007 - As part of a five-city community education and awareness tour in honor of National Sports and Fitness Month, Nike hosted a special NikeGO PE event today at Allesandro Elementary School. The event featured LA Dodger Russ Martin and representat...

    500,000 Inhalers to Be Distributed To Uninsured Asthma Patients Across the Country Image

    500,000 Inhalers to Be Distributed To Uninsured Asthma Patients Across the Country

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 2, 2007 - Community health centers and clinics across the country will be distributing asthma inhalers free of charge to their uninsured and underserved asthma patients beginning this week.

    Direct Relief International has...

    Novartis Delivers 4.7 Million Treatments of Anti-malarial Medicine to Tanzania on Africa Malaria Day Image

    Novartis Delivers 4.7 Million Treatments of Anti-malarial Medicine to Tanzania on Africa Malaria Day

    • Malaria is leading cause of death in children and adults in Tanzania

    • Novartis reinforces commitment to deliver its anti-malarial, Coartem®, without profit, to patients living in malaria-endemic countries
    Farmers Insurance Participates in WalkAmerica Day April 28 in L.A.'s Griffith Park Image

    Farmers Insurance Participates in WalkAmerica Day April 28 in L.A.'s Griffith Park

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 23, 2007--We picture newborn babies snug in their parents' arms, wrapped in love. But for the half a million babies born prematurely each year, fighting for life, their first embrace may be from a mini-blood pressure cuff or respirator mou...

     Merck KGaA and WHO Conclude Partnership to Control Schistosomiasis in Africa Image

    Merck KGaA and WHO Conclude Partnership to Control Schistosomiasis in Africa

    GENEVA & DARMSTADT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 19, 2007--Merck KGaA (FWB:MRK) (GER:MRK) announced today the conclusion of a ten-year partnership with WHO to control schistosomiasis in African schoolchildren. For this purpose, Merck will provide for free 200 million ...

    Herbalife Family Foundation Establishes Casa Herbalife Program in the Netherlands Image

    Herbalife Family Foundation Establishes Casa Herbalife Program in the Netherlands

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 17, 2007--Children and their families will sit down to nutritious meals at the VanHarte charity restaurant in The Hague, Netherlands, with the support of the Herbalife Family Foundation's Casa Herbalife program.

    You Can Help Call a Timeout on Domestic Violence

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 16, 2007--Verizon Wireless and the Golden State Warriors are calling on you to help curb domestic violence. Fans attending the Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks home game on Tuesday, April 17, can pick up a postage-paid s...

    Premier Healthcare Alliance Opens National Search for Best Community Health Programs Image

    Premier Healthcare Alliance Opens National Search for Best Community Health Programs

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 12, 2007--The Premier healthcare alliance today launched its annual search for community organizations doing exemplary, innovative work to improve the health of the medically underserved.

    Over the past 15 years,...

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