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    Baxter and Its Foundation Contribute more than $35 Million in 2005 to Communities in Need Image

    Baxter and Its Foundation Contribute more than $35 Million in 2005 to Communities in Need

    DEERFIELD, Ill. - Baxter International Inc. and The Baxter International Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Baxter, today announced their combined 2005 charitable giving, focused on increasing access to healthcare, helping underdeveloped nations and countries in cri...

    Baxter Supports Earthquake Victims in India and Pakistan through Donation of Meningitis Vaccines, Foundation Grant and Employee Matching Gifts Image

    Baxter Supports Earthquake Victims in India and Pakistan through Donation of Meningitis Vaccines, Foundation Grant and Employee Matching Gifts

    DEERFIELD, Ill. - Baxter International Inc. announced today the donation of more than 280,000 doses of the company's NeisVac-C vaccine, a meningococcal group C vaccine, to International Health Partners (IHP), a charitable organization dedicated to providing donated me...

    Recovery Grants Available to Hurricane-Affected Health Organizations Image

    Recovery Grants Available to Hurricane-Affected Health Organizations

    JACKSON, MS - The Foundation for the Mid South announced today its receipt of a grant from The Baxter International Foundation to establish a health recovery fund to aid disaster restoration efforts of community-based health organizations in the mid-south region of t...

    California's Venice Family Clinic Wins Prestigious Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service Image

    California's Venice Family Clinic Wins Prestigious Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service

    CHICAGO - In recognition of its leadership, hospital and community partnerships and its high quality primary health care services, Venice Family Clinic of Venice, Calif. has won the 2005 Foster G. McGaw Prize for excellence in community service--one of the health care...

    Parents Unite to Fight Childhood Episodes of Sudden Cardiac Arrest; National Parent Heart Watch Network Launched to Turn Losses into Life Image

    Parents Unite to Fight Childhood Episodes of Sudden Cardiac Arrest; National Parent Heart Watch Network Launched to Turn Losses into Life

    MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2006--The Medtronic Foundation today announced its founding sponsorship of Parent Heart Watch, a first-of-its-kind national network of families who have lost children to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) - the sudden, abrupt loss of he...

    Honor Society of Nursing Recognizes Researcher for Relief of Cancer Treatment Side Effects Image

    Honor Society of Nursing Recognizes Researcher for Relief of Cancer Treatment Side Effects

    INDIANAPOLIS and DEERFIELD, Ill. - In recognition of her 30 years of research and practice relieving the side effects of cancer treatment, the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, announced this weekend the selection of Marylin J. Dodd, RN, PhD, F...

    Medtronic Named as Minnesota 'Child-Friendly Employer'; Company Offers Several Programs to Support Families Image

    Medtronic Named as Minnesota 'Child-Friendly Employer'; Company Offers Several Programs to Support Families

    MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2005--Medtronic, Inc., announced today that it has been recognized as one of two "Minnesota Child Friendly Employers of the Year" in a program co-sponsored by Minnesota Business for Early Learning (MnBEL) and Minnesota Work Life ...

    Baxter Selected to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Seventh Consecutive Year Image

    Baxter Selected to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Seventh Consecutive Year

    DEERFIELD, Ill. - Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) announced today that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America), marking the seventh consecutive year that...

    Baxter International Foundation Awards Nearly $1.3 Million in Grants to Help Improve Access to Healthcare for Underserved Populations Image

    Baxter International Foundation Awards Nearly $1.3 Million in Grants to Help Improve Access to Healthcare for Underserved Populations

    DEERFIELD, Ill. - The Baxter International Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), today announced grants to 24 organizations in nine countries totaling nearly $1.3 million to support initiatives that improve global access to qualit...

    Medtronic Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort Image

    Medtronic Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort

    --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 1, 2005--Medtronic announced today that it has pledged $1 million through the Medtronic Foundation to support American Red Cross relief efforts in Gulf Coast areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. The aid is in addition to an existing three-year...

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