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Carnival Corporation Signs Agreement With the Bahamas to Fund and Support Restoration of Rand Memorial Hospital Following Hurricane Dorian

MOU signed for flood damage repairs and basic restoration efforts aimed at reopening Grand Bahama Island’s primary hospital by end of March 2020
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Donations from Carnival Foundation, philanthropic arm of the world’s largest leisure travel company, its global cruise line brands and guests, and Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation are providing funding and resources for repairs, equipment replacement, meals and volunteer services

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Donations from Carnival Foundation, philanthropic arm of the world’s largest leisure travel company, its global cruise line brands and guests, and Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation are providing funding and resources for repairs, equipment replacement, meals and volunteer services

David Ortiz Helps Children in the Places He Calls Home

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With 24 home runs and a .315 batting average, David Ortiz’s booming bat doesn’t show any signs of slowing down in his farewell season, nor does his work with the David Ortiz Children’s Fund – a legacy of giving that will last long beyond his retirement.

In February 2005, Ortiz visited children at the CEDIMAT Hospital in his home country of the Dominican Republic. Overwhelmed by the experience, Ortiz created the DOCF as a way to be proactive in the effort to support healthcare for children.

The Results of Fun Student Contest: Innovative Solutions

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by Rose Kirk

Is it possible for 13-year olds to create an app that the medical profession finds useful?  Of course it is!  In the era of college-age students creating companies worth billions (think Facebook) and simple online games like Angry Birds becoming global entertainment--all things are possible.

Hungry Middle Schoolers Create Prize-Winning Allergy App

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By Betsy Klein

When 13-year-old Samantha Hinton is unsure of the ingredients in a snack, she just doesn’t eat it.

That’s because Samantha is among the growing population of food allergy sufferers in the United States, and she fears a bite containing peanuts could kill her.

“I know it’s deadly,” she told ABC News. “And the side effects are just too scary.”

 

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation Grants $1 Million for Community Health Center in Green Valley, Arizona

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Thanks to assistance from a $1 million Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation grant, the United Community Health Center recently celebrated the grand opening of its new healthcare building in Green Valley, Arizona. Residents near the Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold’s Sierrita mine can receive medical and dental care at the new facility.

The 16,246 square-foot, energy-efficient space is named the Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Building. It houses dental care for children, primary-care clinical space and business functions.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation provides $500,000 in grants to 13 organizations in Grant County, New Mexico

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The Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation granted $500,000 to thirteen programs from local nonprofit and other organizations in Grant County, NM.

The awards represent Freeport-McMoRan’s efforts to partner with local nonprofits and other organizations working on projects that create sustainable benefits for the community.

Guest Post: Onion Headline? "Government Should Slow Down Race to Implement Electronic Health Records"

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Healthcare has been a technology paradox for a long time. There have been few places further out on the cutting edge of technology than biotech and medical devices. In contrast, healthIT has been in a time warp (see Why It’s Good News HealthIT is So Bad).

Body Check: How a Brainy GE Scientist Helped Revolutionize Medical Imaging

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Late one October night 30 years ago, GE scientist John Schenck was lying on a makeshift wooden platform inside a GE lab in upstate New York. Surrounding his body was a large magnet, 30,000 times stronger than the Earth’s magnetic field. Standing at his side were a handful of colleagues. They were there to peer inside Schenck’s head and take the first magnetic resonance scan (MRI) of the brain.

GE Healthcare Acquires U-Systems, Expands GE Presence in Breast Cancer Detection

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GE Healthcare, the healthcare division of General Electric (NYSE: GE), announced today the acquisition of U-Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of ultrasound products specifically designed for breast applications. With operations in Sunnyvale, CA and Phoenix, AZ, U-Systems, Inc. has developed the somo•v® Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS), the first and only ultrasound system on the market approved in the U.S. for breast cancer screening as an adjunct to mammography for asymptomatic women with greater than 50 percent dense breast tissue and no prior breast interventions.

Henry Schein Announces Featured Speakers For The "Recovery Empowerment Symposium: Emerging From The Storm"

Health professionals who recovered from Hurricane Katrina to share best practices at the expert-led symposium on practice recovery in New York City on November 16
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MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, today announced the speakers to be featured at an expert-led symposium examining all aspects of practice recovery in New York City on November 16.  Among the featured speakers will be Dr. Mike McCabe and Dr. Tim McCabe, two dentists severely impacted by Hurricane Katrina, who will discuss how they rebuilt their practices. Dr.

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