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

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    01-17-06

    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

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    01-10-06

    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

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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 ...

    Merck KGaA Presents New Corporate Responsibility Report Image

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    10-26-05

    Merck KGaA Presents New Corporate Responsibility Report

    DARMSTADT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2005--Examples of corporate responsibility in action abound in the second edition of the Corporate Responsibility Report of Merck KGaA. Reports and information on relief measures for the victims of natural catastrophes, pr...

    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...

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