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

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    11-22-05

    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

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    11-16-05

    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

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    10-24-05

    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

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    10-18-05

    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...

    Baxter Supports Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts Image

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    09-01-05

    Baxter Supports Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

    DEERFIELD, Ill. - Baxter Healthcare Corporation, through its charitable foundation, is donating $1 million toward relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast of the United States. The Baxter International Foundation also will be matching qualify...

    Medtronic Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort Image

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    09-01-05

    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...

    Baxter Publishes Sixth Annual Sustainability Report Image

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    08-17-05

    Baxter Publishes Sixth Annual Sustainability Report

    Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) announced today the publication of its sixth annual sustainability report, which captures the company's progress in 2004 related to economic, social and environmental performance.

    Baxter's 20...

    Baxter Testifies Before Congress About Business Benefits of Climate Change Initiatives Image

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    06-08-05

    Baxter Testifies Before Congress About Business Benefits of Climate Change Initiatives

    WASHINGTON, D.C.,- In testimony provided today to the Science Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) emphasized that environmental issues such as climate change can be addressed by corporations in a manner that is both res...

    The Baxter International Foundation Awards Grants in Six Countries to Improve Access to Healthcare Image

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    05-26-05

    The Baxter International Foundation Awards Grants in Six Countries to Improve Access to Healthcare

    DEERFIELD, IL - The Baxter International Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), today announced its first-quarter grant awards, totaling more than $1.3 million. In April, the foundation awarded grants to 20 organizations in six cou...

    Baxter Highlights Recent Sustainable Activities and Recognition Image

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    04-12-05

    Baxter Highlights Recent Sustainable Activities and Recognition

    This periodic newsletter provides highlights of Baxter's recent sustainability performance. To learn more about the company's sustainability initiatives, please visit Baxter's sustainability portal on its corporate website. Among its features are stories of how Baxte...

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