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    AmeriCares Ships Medicines and Medical Supplies to Earthquake Victims in China Image

    AmeriCares Ships Medicines and Medical Supplies to Earthquake Victims in China

    STAMFORD, Conn., May 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first airlift of aid to Chinese earthquake victims provided by private organizations left Kansas City today, and AmeriCares medicines and medical supplies are an integral part of the shipment. AmeriCares is proud to play...

    EH&S Software Leader ESS Launches Global Solutions Initiative to Leverage EH&S Management to Lower Costs, Gain Competitive Advantages Image

    EH&S Software Leader ESS Launches Global Solutions Initiative to Leverage EH&S Management to Lower Costs, Gain Competitive Advantages

    TEMPE, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 05/22/08 -- ESS, the leading provider of Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) and Crisis Management software for enterprise sustainability, today announced that it has launched a major global initiative to provide packaged solutions to a...

    Dow Honored By National Business Group on Health As One of Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Image

    Dow Honored By National Business Group on Health As One of Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles

    MIDLAND, MI - May 20, 2008 - The National Business Group on Health, a national non-profit organization of large employers, yesterday honored The Dow Chemical Company for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging a healthy lifestyle for it...

    AmeriCares Delivers Life-Saving Aid to Myanmar Image

    AmeriCares Delivers Life-Saving Aid to Myanmar

    STAMFORD, Conn., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The government of Myanmar today cleared for entry a life-saving shipment of medicines and medical supplies airlifted to Yangon by AmeriCares - a nonprofit international aid organization. The relief package will be distributed in partne...

    HYSTA Supports Sichuan Earthquake Relief

    SAN JOSE, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The devastating earthquake that struck Sichuan on Monday, May 12, has resulted in tragic loss of life, numerous injuries and tremendous destruction. HYSTA (Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association) has been actively participating i...

    IBM World Community Grid "Supercomputer" to Tackle Rice Crisis Image

    IBM World Community Grid "Supercomputer" to Tackle Rice Crisis

    SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 05/15/08 -- As concerns of a global hunger crises mount, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and researchers at the University of Washington today launched a new program to develop stronger strains of ri...

    Function Drinks and TreeLink Partner to Launch National Reforestry Initiative -- PROJECT: URBAN DETOX

    REDONDO BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - May 15, 2008) - Function Drinks announced today the launch of PROJECT: URBAN DETOX, an on-going collaborative initiative in partnership with the national reforestry organization, TreeLink, to promote healthy living through urban forest and tr...

    The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida Announces $8 Million Initiative to Address Childhood Obesity

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The rate of childhood obesity in America has more than tripled since 1980(1), and, in Florida, 32.5 percent of children ages 10 to 17 are overweight or obese(2). Compelled by the serious and widespread threat of the obesity epidemic...

    $3 Million Requested by UNFPA to Help Women and Girls Displaced by Myanmar Cyclone

    UNITED NATIONS, May 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is appealing for $3 million to address the urgent humanitarian concerns of cyclone-affected populations, particularly women and girls, in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady and Yangon regions.

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    Salvation Army Relief Efforts Ongoing Locally In Myanmar Image

    Salvation Army Relief Efforts Ongoing Locally In Myanmar

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 10, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army in the United States this week launched an appeal to raise money for the long-term response to the disaster in Myanmar caused by tropical cyclone Nargis. Currently, the organization has personnel ser...

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