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    Procter & Gamble and World Vision Equip and Empower Zimbabweans in Fight Against Cholera Image

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    02-24-09

    Procter & Gamble and World Vision Equip and Empower Zimbabweans in Fight Against Cholera

    SEATTLE, Feb. 24, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- As Zimbabwe continues to confront a cholera epidemic tied to failing water and sanitation infrastructure, a new World Vision project supported by the Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) Children's Safe Drinking Water Program is underway, pr...

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    02-23-09

    UN Reception Highlights Multi-Sector Partnerships in Global Public Health

    NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Promoting health among the world's poorest populations brought leaders from various nations, the global health community, biopharmaceutical companies, the media and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) together toda...

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    02-23-09

    World's First Portable, Battery-Operated, Equine-Dedicated CT Solution Installed at Penn Vet's New Bolton Center

    KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Medical Systems, Inc. (UMS) of Ohio, the leading worldwide supplier of innovative veterinary computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems, recently unveiled EQUUS One -- the world's first equine-...

    Wal-Mart's $4 Generic Prescription Drug List Added to Epocrates' Drug Reference Application Image

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    02-19-09

    Wal-Mart's $4 Generic Prescription Drug List Added to Epocrates' Drug Reference Application

    BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 19, 2009 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) today announced its list of up to 350 prescriptions on its $4 generic drug program will now be accessible to physicians using an Epocrates clinical decision support product online or via a mobile device. Physicia...

    Two Scientists Honored with MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease Image

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    02-18-09

    Two Scientists Honored with MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The winners of the MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease will be announced in Washington, D.C. today, at a scientific briefing and luncheon that honors two scientists whose groundbreaking research...

    Wal-Mart Health Care Benefits Enrollment Rises, Uninsured Rate Declines Image

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    02-13-09

    Wal-Mart Health Care Benefits Enrollment Rises, Uninsured Rate Declines

    BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., (NYSE: WMT) announced today that the number of associates who have health care coverage through its benefits plans for 2009 or another source has increased from 92.7 percent to 94.5 percent. Over 733...

    The Dannon Company Announces 2009 Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grants Image

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    02-11-09

    The Dannon Company Announces 2009 Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grants

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., February 9, 2009 - The Dannon Company, Inc. announced today that applications for its Dannon Next Generation NutritionTM Grants are now available at www.dannon.com.

    Four ind...

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    02-10-09

    Audio Bible Ministry Awarded for Financial Integrity

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For two years in a row, Faith Comes By Hearing, the world's foremost Audio Bible ministry, was awarded the 4-star rating, the highest recognition by America's premier charity evaluator, Charity Navigator.

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    02-04-09

    Embrace a Healthy Florida Pumps Up Studies on Childhood Obesity

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida, the philanthropic affiliate of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF), recently approved $499,418 for grants that will fund further study of the childhood obesity epidemic's impact o...

    Ronald McDonald House Charities(R)(RMHC(R)) Elects New Board Trustee Image

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    02-03-09

    Ronald McDonald House Charities(R)(RMHC(R)) Elects New Board Trustee

    OAK BROOK, IL. - February 3, 2009 - Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) Board of Trustees elected Donna W. Hyland, President and Chief Executive Officer of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta to serve on the Board of Trustees.

    "We are very fortunate...

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