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How Does Schizophrenia Affect the Brain?

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Schizophrenia is a serious brain disorder affecting about 2.4 million adults in the United States. But exactly how does this disease affect certain parts of the brain?

Alkermes Celebrates Black Medical Pioneers

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In honor of Black History Month, we celebrate Black medical pioneers who have helped to improve the health of millions and pay tribute to a few of these trailblazers in the oncology field and cancer research.

Alcohol's Effects on the Heart

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February is American Heart Month, an important time to learn about how heart health is impacted by alcohol consumption. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US, and excessive drinking can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure. Learn more about alcohol’s effects on the heart via American Heart Association: https://bit.ly/2LRfQhS

Giving Kids With Heart Failure a Brighter Future

Katrina Sellens was 14 when a heart pump saved her life. With FDA approval, more kids can benefit from HeartMate 3.
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A few years ago, Katrina Sellens — 14 and hungry for Thanksgiving leftovers — stood there in a familiar spot: Surveying the fridge for something to eat.

What happened next was also recognizable to Katrina and her family.

She passed out.

Belief in All People: India's Specially-Abled Stores


At KFC India, inviting diversity of background, experiences and thought into everything we do is a key ingredient in fostering innovation and creating an inclusive workplace. One of our How We Win Together principles - Believe in All People - is built on the importance of actively seeking diversity, believing everyone has the potential to make a difference; and coaching, supporting every individual to grow to their full capacity.

Health Equity at Alexion


As a leader in rare disease, it is our responsibility to lead critical conversations with stakeholders and other members of the rare disease community. Health equity is one of those conversations.

How Intel Employees Volunteered Their Data Science Expertise To Help Costa Rica Save Lives During the Pandemic


What do you do when a terrifying pandemic that has shaken the globe threatens to overwhelm your country? For Intel employees in Costa Rica, the answer was to offer their problem-solving expertise—and over 1,000 hours of highly technical work—helping the government develop an effective response plan.

New Mental Health Investments for Dow COVID-19 Relief

Dow and the Dow Company Foundation have provided a total of $4.5MM for COVID relief

The pandemic continues to impact our health and safety, our economy, our culture – everything from the way we work to the way we shop…the way we gather to the way we learn. But even through the hardship – Dow continues to find ways to use our resources to support the pressing needs of our people and communities, and we are seeing the positive impacts of our collective efforts.

While 2020 was an extremely challenging year, once again our company values continued to guide us forward.

Delos Interview: IAQ Business & Market Trends in the Aftermath of COVID-19

By Ronit Margulies

Senior Vice President of Delos, Isaac Mulvihill, and Regina Vaicekonyte, Vice President of Health Sciences at Delos Labs, get to the nitty gritty of IAQ post COVID-19, Delos Wellness, and their home automation systems. 

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Leading With Love: An Inspiration to Those Facing Hardship

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Kari Harbath is no stranger to hardship and suffering. In April 2019, due to pregnancy complications, she gave birth to a daughter who is deaf, blind and has CHARGE syndrome, a rare disorder that affects multiple organ systems in the body. If that weren’t challenging enough, the following September, Kari lost her mother, and then this past June, she lost her husband of 13 years. 


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