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Leveraging Technology to Provide Global Pandemic Relief

Reflecting on the Past Year and Our Plans to Address the Impact of COVID-19
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By Rick Echevarria

More in Store for Connected Diabetes Care

Managing diabetes with FreeStyle Libre tech will be easier with partners for insulin delivery, online coaching.
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As we have continued to expand the FreeStyle franchise of diabetes care systems — from testing strips to the first generation FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to the FreeStyle Libre 2 integrated system and our latest next-gen FreeStyle Libre 3, approved for use in Europe — we are also working to expand offerings from leadi

For Stanley Black & Decker, Safety and Compliance During COVID Takes Teamwork

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As the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Stanley Black & Decker, Janet Link is used to working under immense pressure. Staying on top of every rule and regulation and being in compliance go with the territory.

When COVID hit in the spring of 2020, unprecedented times brought business-as-unusual challenges for Link and her 100+ member team.

In an interview with Law360 Pulse, Link shares what they did to help the world’s #1 tools and storage company continue operating while ensuring the utmost safety of its employees across the globe.

Qualcomm Wireless Reach: Wireless-enabled Video Solutions for Tuberculosis Treatment

Mobile video content enhances remote training and counseling for TB management
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Tuberculosis (TB) has been treatable for the past 60 years, yet remains a leading cause of death worldwide.1 In 2018 alone, 10 million people fell ill with TB, and 1.5 million people died from the disease.2 Many countries have run TB control programs for decades and achieved good results, but global eradication is distant. The TB treatment regimen prescribed by the World Health Organization is painful and lengthy, requiring at least six months of adherence. Getting patients to adhere to this regimen is a challenge.

Alkermes Employee Reflects on His Family's Experience with Cancer and How It Impacts His Work

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This Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month, Peter, an Alkermes employee, shares his personal connection to this type of #cancer and the immense impact it has had on an important person in his life. 

ON Semiconductor and Orbis International Launch State-of-the-art Vision Center to Expand Access to Eye Healthcare in Vietnam

Written by Cassandra Savel, corporate social responsibility associate analyst
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With the goal of positively impacting the communities in which we operate, ON Semiconductor prioritizes supporting organizations across the globe that promote good health and well-being. As one of the many grantee partners in our network that align with this priority, Orbis International operates across more than 50 countries worldwide with a mission to prevent and treat blindness through hands-on training, partnerships with local health care organizations, public health education, and improved access to quality eye care.

GP PRO Survey Finds Elevated Consumer Support for Custodians During COVID-19

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Prior to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, custodians primarily performed their duties with little notice, often at night or after regular business hours. The pandemic, though, which led to enhanced cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting practices, put custodians in the spotlight, and for the past year, they have been ardent protectors of consumer health and safety.

Dine Out (or in) to Give Back on Thursday, April 29

Dining Out For Life® Hosted by Subaru is More Meaningful Than Ever
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CAMDEN, N.J., March 31, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In the year since the Covid-19 pandemic forced dramatic changes to our lives, our healthcare providers and restaurants have withstood devastating challenges. The success of the 25th Annual Dining Out For Life® hosted by Subaru is now more crucial than ever to support restaurants and community-based health service organizations dedicated to people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS and other chronic conditions. 

Mohawk Partners With Community to Provide Team Members On-site COVID-19 Vaccine Access

Employees seeking to be vaccinated have opportunity to attend events at local facilities
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As many states began to advance their vaccine availability this month, Mohawk Industries leadership immediately got to work to identify how the company could connect employees to these resources.

In Northwest Georgia, where the majority of the flooring manufacturer’s Flooring North America segment’s workforce is based, Mohawk has been able to partner directly with state and local government and public health officials to organize on-site vaccination events.

Alkermes Celebrates National Cancer Control Month

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National Cancer Control Month is dedicated to raising awareness for cancer prevention and treatment. At Alkermes, we are investigating new treatment options for cancer patients.

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