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Nearly 70 Percent of General Mills' U.S. Retail Sales Volume Now Nutritionally Improved

General Mills’ fiscal 2012 health improvements include industry-leading whole grain innovation and marked progress in sodium reduction
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(3BL Media) Minneapolis, MN - August 21, 2012 - General Mills has improved the health profile of 68 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume since 2005. In fiscal 2012 alone, the company improved nearly 16 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume. Improvements include adding whole grains, fiber and calcium, and reducing calories, sugar, sodium and trans fat. General Mills first began tracking and quantifying health improvements in 2005.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies Launches Ingredient Transparency Website for Baby and Beauty Products

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(3BL Media) Skillman, NJ - August 15, 2012 - The Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies today announced the launch of www.SafetyandCareCommitment.com an initiative to help consumers better understand all the measures we take to make our beauty and baby care products as safe as can be.

Sanofi Partners with Nigerian Government to Tackle Diseases

Sanofi to work with the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health
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(3BL Media) August 15, 2012 - As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), to provide quality health care system to Nigerians, Sanofi, a pharmaceutical company has partnered with the Federal Ministry of Health to eradicate communicable and non-communicable diseases in the country.

Speaking recently in Lagos, at the presentation of an award ceremony organised by the company in collaboration with Connecting Nurses, the Medical Manager of Sanofi, Mr. Frank Umeh, noted that in the area of non- communicable diseases, ignorance was one of the major problems.

Community Organizations Receive $14.2 Million in Grants from Kaiser Permanente

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(3BL Media) Oakland, CA - August 10, 2012 - Kaiser Permanente awarded $14.2 million in grant funding to more than 500 community organizations in the second quarter of 2012.

2011 Community Benefit Annual Report Underscores Kaiser Permanente’s Commitment to Total Health

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(3BL Media) August 8, 2012 - Kaiser Permanente 2011 Community Benefit Annual Report is now available. The report, titled “Deeper & Stronger,” underscores how our commitment to total health continues to grow by reinforcing Kaiser Permanente’s mission to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.

CITGO Lemont Refinery Raises Money To Help End Cancer

Thirty CITGO Employees and Contractors Participate in 2012 Relay for Life
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LOCKPORT, Ill., Aug. 8, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row the CITGO Lemont Refinery hit the track at Lockport Township High School's East Campus to raise much-needed funds and awareness to help put an end to cancer. The CITGO Fueling the Fight Against Cancer team, made up of 30 refinery employees and contractors, raised $2,200 in the Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society, participating from 6 pm on Friday, July 20 to 6 am on Saturday, July 21.

MGM Resorts International Joins with the Jared Foundation to Battle Childhood Obesity

Coordinated Approach to Child Health to be Expanded
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(3BL Media) Las Vegas, NV - August 8, 2012 – MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and the Jared Foundation announced plans to work toward expanding a program that addresses chronic weight and obesity issues among children living in the region.

“We are what we eat and the United States is facing a widely-documented crisis and epidemic,” said Jim Murren, Chairman & CEO of MGM Resorts International at the announcement of the expansion of the Coordinated Approach to Childhood Health in Las Vegas.

Sodexo and MyFitnessPal Partner to Make Good Nutrition Easy

Industry-leading mobile application offers Sodexo’s customers one go-to place for tracking dining choices, nutrition and fitness activities at work and home
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(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - August 6, 2012 - Dietitians and health experts everywhere regard daily tracking of physical activity and food intake as the single biggest tool for success in any health, diet or fitness program and  that process just got easier for millions of Americans thanks to a strategic partnership between Sodexo and MyFitnessPal.  Now, tracking good nutrition in the workplace is simple as Sodexo, Quality of Daily Life Solutions provider to more than 1,800 corporate workplaces in the United States, directly connects its database of thousands of chef-developed menu items

Harvard and MIT Students Rally Boston to Join Global Guinness World Record Attempt on World Hepatitis Day

Team HBV Chapters in Boston and Quest Diagnostics Urge City Residents and Visitors to Come Out and Be Counted at 'See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil' Viral Hepatitis Awareness Event, Boston Common
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(3BL Media) Boston, MA - August 1, 2012 - Students at Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology aren't the type to take the summer off.

ARAMARK Creates Hub of Health and Nutrition Education to Help Denver Residents Live Healthier Lives

New ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone includes community health garden and outdoor classroom for health and nutrition education at Southwest Improvement Council
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(3BL Media) Denver, CO - July 25, 2012 - In the neighborhoods of west Denver, many residents, particularly the elderly, suffer from nutrition-related illnesses, like high rates of diabetes and heart disease. The problem is compounded by lack of access to adequate nutrition education and grocery stores that offer good selections of fresh, healthy food.

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