February 29, 2020

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Aflac's Dan Amos Inspires $6M in Annual Employee Contributions to Child Cancer Research

Published: Feb 28, 2020 – 03:57 PM EST

Originally published on Atlanta Business Chronicle By Janet Jones Kendall - Contributing Writer Aflac CEO Dan Amos and his wife Kathelen made a $3 million commitment to the Atlanta community by creating the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Children's Healthcare of...

An Expert Explains the Latest Good—Yes, Good!—News About Lung Cancer

Published: Feb 28, 2020 – 03:17 PM EST

A new report from the American Cancer Society sheds light on declining death rates from cancer—especially lung cancer. We asked an expert on the disease to break down the data, and share what's to come in better detecting and preventing it.

Medtronic Employee Holiday Program Showcases Inspiring Patients

Published: Feb 27, 2020 – 11:45 AM EST

Medtronic Employee Holiday Program Showcases Inspiring Patients Chris Marion was waterskiing with friends in 2017 when choppy water caused him to fall, his head getting stuck in the handle of the rope. The force of the fall caused his skull to become separated...

Project HOPE Partners With United Airlines to Deliver Lifesaving Medical Equipment to Epicenter of Coronavirus Epidemic

Published: Feb 27, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

MILLWOOD, Va., Feb. 27 /CSRwire/ - Project HOPE today announced that United Airlines is donating funds to deliver desperately needed ventilators to eleven hospitals in Hubei Province, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in China. The ventilators, which can help save...

Expressive Writing Is Good for Your Mental Health

Published: Feb 26, 2020 – 02:33 PM EST

Feb. 26 /CSRwire/ - We know that writing with pen and paper is good for your brain. But it's also good for your heart and soul. Researchers have found that people who practice expressive writing - that is, writing to help make sense...

The Future of Medicine: How Technology Will Shape Patient Care and Improve Outcomes

Published: Feb 26, 2020 – 02:24 PM EST

Feb. 26 /CSRwire/ - Sometimes it seems as though healthcare has improved little from our parents' day: We still encounter long waits to see a doctor, short appointments, incessant testing, and ennui that leads to patients who feel uninvolved with their own care....

Bringing Nutrition to Children in India

Published: Feb 26, 2020 – 02:04 PM EST

Originally published in Hershey's 2018 Sustainability Report More than a third of the world's 146 million undernourished children live in India. Since 2016, The Hershey Company has been proud to partner with Annamrita, one of the largest providers of the Midday Meal Scheme...

Novartis and DNDi to Collaborate on the Development of a New Oral Drug to Treat Visceral Leishmaniasis

Published: Feb 26, 2020 – 12:06 PM EST

Novartis and DNDi to collaborate on the development of a new oral drug to treat visceral leishmaniasis - LXE408 is a first-in-class compound, discovered at Novartis with financial support from the Wellcome Trust - Novartis is responsible for completing Phase I clinical trials...

Study: Your Home’s Water Quality Could Vary by the Room – and the Season

Published: Feb 24, 2020 – 04:18 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Is the water in your home actually safe, given that water utility companies in the U.S. aren't required by law to monitor the water that specifically enters a building at its service line? A study has...

Victory Hemp Foods Selected as World Champion for Inaugural Hemp Innovation Challenge™ at World Ag Expo®

Published: Feb 24, 2020 – 11:00 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Kentucky based Victory Hemp Foods is pleased to announce it won the first Hemp Innovation Challenge™ on February 12 at the World Ag Expo® held in Tulare, California. The World Ag Expo® is one of the largest...

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