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Driving Transformational Innovation in HIV Research

By Diana Brainard, MD, Senior Vice President for HIV and Emerging Viruses at Gilead
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When I was a medical student in the mid-1990s, the scope and impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic was devastating and there was little hope for long-term survival. During rotations at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, I observed people living with HIV demonstrate courage, as well as numerous healthcare professionals providing compassionate care.

Going the Extra Mile for Patients

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For Darcy Doege, R.N., B.S.N., of the Levine Cancer Institute, finding cancer early in patients means hitting the road.

Darcy is the Program Coordinator for the Lung B.A.S.E.S. 4 Life Program for the Charlotte-based cancer center, which launched the first mobile lung screening unit in the U.S. in 2017. This innovative idea was built to increase the early detection of lung cancer for underserved populations across North and South Carolina, thanks to a grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

Gilead Announces 10-Year, $100 Million Commitment to Address the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the Southern United States

New Initiative Mobilizes Local Communities to Implement Solutions
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FOSTER CITY, Calif., Dec. 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Gilead Sciences, Inc.(NASDAQ:GILD) today announced the launch of the Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative, a 10-year, $100 million commitment to support organizations working to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Southern United States.

Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge® Raises $4.18 Million for Domestic Violence Programs

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Recent headlines about harassment and violence offer a reminder of the everyday reality faced by a larger group of U.S. women: those trapped in abusive domestic relationships. Without financial resources, these women can’t escape, care for themselves and their families, find housing or save for the future.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Hosts International Road Safety Experts in Mumbai to Discuss Initiatives to Prevent Traffic Deaths and Injuries

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Annual meeting convenes global network of cities and countries committed to improving road safety, furthers Michael R. Bloomberg’s efforts to combat injuries as WHO Global Ambassador

Infection Prevention: The New Standard of Clean

By: Jeff Paulson
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Professional cleaning isn’t just about cleaning restrooms and mopping floors anymore; today’s Environmental Services teams must focus on preventing the spread of illness and infection.

Astellas To Present on Challenges to Health Innovation at Milken Institute Global Conference

Astellas Americas President Jim Robinson to discuss the importance of listening to patients in tackling health decision-making, financial burden and transparency in care
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas today announced that Astellas Americas President Jim Robinson will participate in a panel entitled "Getting Our Health Priorities in Order: Prevention, Research, and Treatment" from 8 – 9:15 a.m. PT Monday, May 1 at the 20th Annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles.

Safety First… No, Really

By: Lorna Donatone
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We all know the sayings: “Safety first”, “better safe than sorry”, “safety begins with you.” These phrases are everywhere, on posters, in emails—so ubiquitous, in fact, that we start to tune them out.  We know that safety is important, but it’s easy to take it for granted.

Taking safety for granted, however, is the last thing we want to do. There’s nothing more important than our wellbeing, of course. But did you know that companies that invest in safety actually save money?

CVS Health Expands Youth Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts for the 2016-2017 School Year

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WOONSOCKET, R.I., September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced it will expand its commitment to preventing drug abuse among young people through investments in two prevention education programs. The CVS Health Foundation will launch a new partnership with DoSomething.org to create a peer-to-peer prevention and intervention program delivered to young people via text message and online.

Quest Diagnostics Provides Free Cancer Screenings to Underserved Women in Texas

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Minority women have a greater incidence of both cervical and breast cancer than the general population.

In our quest to remove barriers to healthcare access among the country’s most vulnerable populations, a volunteer team of Quest pathologists and clinicians traveled to Irving, Texas in December to provide free, potentially life-saving diagnoses to at-risk uninsured and/or underinsured women.

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