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Lacing Up for Health After Beating COVID-19: Paulo's Story


Last month, Paulo Santos put on his running shoes and hit the road. But this wasn’t a normal, everyday run. Instead, he ran 20 miles from Freehold Township to Neptune Township in New Jersey.

Paulo had made the journey before, but not on foot. A little more than a year earlier, in March 2020, Paulo, who’d contracted COVID-19, was rushed in an ambulance from one hospital to the other to obtain access to an experimental treatment through a clinical study.

Paulo contracted COVID-19 fairly early, before much of the United States issued its shelter-in-place orders.

Medtronic Receives “World Changing Idea” Recognition

Fast Company awards seek out ingenuity, impact, and passion to solve world problems

Unprecedented pandemic response. First-of-its-kind heart technology. And innovation in reducing certain heart surgery-related infections. All of these Medtronic healthcare innovations are among the 2021 World Changing Ideas recognized on May 4, 2021 by Fast Company.

Applications Now Open for T-Mobile Accelerator Fall 2021 Wellness Tech Program

Seeking startups building the next big thing in 5G health and fitness technologies
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BELLEVUE, Wash., May 6, 2021  /3BL Media/— T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) continues its mission to fuel 5G innovation, with applications now open for the Fall 2021 T-Mobile Accelerator Wellness Technology Program. T-Mobile Accelerator is actively searching for startups developing the next big thing in 5G technologies that promote healthy living and improve quality of life, from personal fitness wearables that enhance sports performance to telehealth services, digital wellness applications, biomedical monitoring and more.

Alkermes Launches New Disease State Website to Offer Education About Alcohol Dependence Provides Information About the Disease, Personal Stories and an Interactive Questionnaire to Assess Drinking Patterns
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DUBLIN, April 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ --, a new website sponsored by Alkermes, Inc., a subsidiary of Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS), recently went live to offer education about alcohol

Expanding Access to Maternal Health Care in Nevada

Every mom deserves the highest-quality prenatal care. But many underserved pregnant women don’t have access to the care they need.

Our Commitment

The United Health Foundation has committed a $2.6 million grant to Touro University Nevada (Touro) to improve access to high-quality prenatal care for approximately 1,700 underserved and homeless women in southern Nevada.

Funding will also be applied to initiatives that reduce maternal health disparities and grow the state’s OB-GYN and family medicine physician workforce.

How the Partnership Works

Prenatal Care

United Customers Can Now Schedule COVID Tests and Be Automatically Cleared for Travel Directly Through the Travel-ready Center

United's industry-leading digital platform gets even more useful with the ability to schedule tests and have results directly verified through United's Travel-Ready Center on web and mobile
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CHICAGO, April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Since the Travel-Ready Center launched in January, United customers have been able to easily access testing or vaccine requirements needed for travel destinations, upload completed testing results and vaccine records as well as have them verified, all within the United App.

Are You Thinking About Your Alcohol Drinking Habits?

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If you’ve been thinking about your drinking habits this Alcohol Awareness Month and would like to explore further, asking yourself some of these questions could help:

Alkermes Supports Mental Health Clinical Research

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Alongside the The STARR Coalition, we recognize the need to support mental health research. Scientific, evidence-based mental health research is essential. To learn more about our commitment to supporting mental health clinical research and how to take actionable steps, visit: 


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