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    Survey of Iowa Voters Reveals Surprising Results and Attitudes Image

    Survey of Iowa Voters Reveals Surprising Results and Attitudes

    DES MOINES, IOWA - October 9, 2007 - The state where voters have the first say in U.S. presidential primaries has also weighed in on a critical 2008 campaign issue: health care. According to a survey conducted by a national, nonpartisan citizens' group, a solid majority of...

    Aspen Institute Project Targets Broader Healthcare Stewardship Image

    Aspen Institute Project Targets Broader Healthcare Stewardship

    WASHINGTON, DC - October 5, 2007 - The Aspen Institute is convening a prominent group of thought leaders and health policy experts to launch a major initiative to reframe and broaden the national dialogue on healthcare reform leading up to the 2008 presidential election and ...

    Aspen Institute/Zogby Poll: 42% Favor Higher Taxes to Fund Health Coverage for All Image

    Aspen Institute/Zogby Poll: 42% Favor Higher Taxes to Fund Health Coverage for All

    UTICA, NEW YORK - October 3, 2007 - Nearly half (42%) of Americans would be willing to pay higher taxes for everyone to have health insurance, a new Aspen Institute/Zogby Poll shows. When asked if they would be willing to pay higher taxes so that all children could have heal...

    Aspen Institute and The Atlantic Present Inaugural Aspen Health Forum Image

    Aspen Institute and The Atlantic Present Inaugural Aspen Health Forum

    WASHINGTON, DC - September 17, 2007 - Organized by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic magazine, the Aspen Health Forum will convene more than 125 world-class medical scientists, including Nobel Prize laureates and prominent NIH officials, as well as thought leaders in heal...

    Genzyme Community Grants Support Science Education and Health Image

    Genzyme Community Grants Support Science Education and Health

    CAMBRIDGE, MA. - September 10, 2007 - Genzyme Corporation today announced that it awarded more than $85,000 in community grants and sponsorships in the third quarter of this year to support 11 non-profit organizations located in areas throughout the United States where Genzy...

    U.S. Chamber Names Safeway as Finalist for Corporate Citizenship Award Image

    U.S. Chamber Names Safeway as Finalist for Corporate Citizenship Award

    WASHINGTON - September 6, 2007 - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) today named Safeway Inc., headquartered in Pleasanton, CA, as a finalist for a Corporate Citizenship Award in the category of U.S. Community Service.

    Safeway Raises Record $7 Million for Muscular Dystrophy Association Image

    Safeway Raises Record $7 Million for Muscular Dystrophy Association

    PLEASANTON, CA - September 4, 2007 - Safeway Inc. announced today that it raised a record $7 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) during a month-long campaign at the company’s more than 1,600 U.S. stores.

    The annual Safeway fund...

    CARE Launches I Am Powerful Workout With Eric Harr to Raise Funds and Awareness for the Fight Against Global Poverty Image

    CARE Launches I Am Powerful Workout With Eric Harr to Raise Funds and Awareness for the Fight Against Global Poverty

    SAN FRANCISCO- July 31, 2007 - CARE, the global poverty-fighting organization, has partnered with CBS fitness expert, professional triathlete and best-selling author Eric Harr to launch the I Am Powerful Workout with Eric Harr, a campaign to help Americans achieve th...

    Danone International Prize for Nutrition Awarded to U.S. Scientist for Groundbreaking Research on the Impacts of Genetics and Biology on Obesity Image

    Danone International Prize for Nutrition Awarded to U.S. Scientist for Groundbreaking Research on the Impacts of Genetics and Biology on Obesity

    WHITE PLAINS, NY, - July 11, 2007 - The prestigious 120,000 Euro (approximately $163,000) Danone International Prize for Nutrition was awarded today in Paris to Jeffrey Friedman, M.D., Marilyn M. Simpson Professor at Rockefeller University and an investigator at the Howard H...

    Dole Food Company, Inc. Commits to Ensure Healthier Choices for Children by Joining Efforts with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation Image

    Dole Food Company, Inc. Commits to Ensure Healthier Choices for Children by Joining Efforts with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation

    WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 9, 2007--Dole Food Company, Inc., today announced the Company is collaborating with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation (AHG), a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation.

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