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Dial® Gives Back to Teachers by Partnering with DonorsChoose

Dial® lends a helping hand through DonorsChoose partnership and soap donations
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STAMFORD, Conn., October 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Dial®, a trusted brand of over 70 years, continues to evolve and better the lives of consumers through its long-standing history of supporting handwashing education and healthy hygiene habits. Handwashing education efforts have always been encouraged by Dial® and this October 15th, on Global Handwashing Day, the brand is emphasizing its commitment by lending a helping hand to teachers with a social purpose campaign called Give Teachers A Hand.

Celebrating Global Handwashing Day

Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program Meets 19th Billionth-Liter Milestone
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Handwashing is a critical component of staying healthy and good hygiene. Started in 2008, Global Handwashing Day is a day to focus on handwashing using soap to provide an easy, effective and affordable way to prevent disease.

Herbalife Nutrition Honors Partners Who Are Helping End World Hunger Through “Nutrition for Zero Hunger” Initiative

Herbalife Nutrition observes #WorldFoodDay by highlighting their nonprofit partners and the impact they have made together in fighting food insecurity
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Herbalife Nutrition and the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF), are honoring their nonprofit partners and the impacts they have made together in fighting food insecurity during the second year of its Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative. Nutrition for Zero Hunger (NFZH) is a global initiative that is aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 2, which seeks to end hunger in all its forms by 2030 and to achieve food security and improved nutrition.

DA Authorizes Quest Diagnostics' COVID-19 Collection Materials for Emergency Use

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SECAUCUS, N.J., October 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, has received FDA emergency use authorization (EUA) for its Quest Diagnostics Collection kit for COVID-19 (COVID-19 Collection kits), which are intended to be used as part of a program to collect anterior nares (nasal) swab specimens for molecular testing at the laboratory.**

The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series: “Reimagining the Policy Framework”

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In September 2021, IWBI released an in-depth report that lays out research approaches and specific operational strategies as the world continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares for acute health threats into the future. Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery: An IWBI Special Report integrates proven strategies from the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and actionable insights garnered from IWBI staff and nearly 600 members of the Task Force on COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Infections.

Over the next few months, we will repost a chapter from the report every week to help highlight specific themes and insights. The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series continues with “Reimagining the Policy Framework,” authored by Jason Hartke, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, External Affairs.

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In September 2021, IWBI released an in-depth report that lays out research approaches and specific operational strategies as the world continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares for acute health threats into the future. Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery: An IWBI Special Report integrates proven strategies from the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and actionable insights garnered from IWBI staff and nearly 600 members of the Task Force on COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Infections.

Over the next few months, we will repost a chapter from the report every week to help highlight specific themes and insights. The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series continues with “Reimagining the Policy Framework,” authored by Jason Hartke, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, External Affairs.

Give it a Shot: The Latest on the Flu & COVID Vaccine

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The latest episode of the American Heart Association’s YouTube show “House Calls” features Ruth Clements, Vice President/General Manager, Infectious Diseases & Immunology and Leader, Quest for Health Equity:

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Interns Help Facilitate Breast Cancer Conversations Among Young Black Women

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Taylor McKay, a senior at Florida A&M University, always knew she wanted to become a surgeon. But it wasn’t until she did an internship with TOUCH: The Black Breast Cancer Alliance, that she decided to specialize in breast oncology.

“After learning about the disparities in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment for Black women, it really reinforced in my mind how I could help my community,” she says.

Medtronic Announces New ESG Targets in Its FY21 Integrated Performance Report and Unveils Refreshed Brand

Company to highlight environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts in inaugural ESG Investor Briefing
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DUBLIN, October 12, 2021 / 3BL Media / – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today released its fiscal year (FY) 2021 Integrated Performance Report: Engineering Impact and will share key updates at its inaugural ESG Investor Briefing, to be hosted on Oct. 13, 2021. The company also unveiled its refreshed brand with a new tagline, “Engineering the Extraordinary”.

How Healthcare Plastics Can Help Businesses Achieve Recycled Content Goals

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As part of a growing movement to reduce the amount of plastic ending up in landfills, hundreds of the largest companies in the world are making commitments to be a part of the solution. One piece of these commitments to address plastic waste is to use more recycled content in products and packaging. While this is a great step in the journey towards making the plastic economy circular, it raises one major question: where will brands source enough recycled plastics to make these commitments a reality

Can Indoor Humidity Impact Covid-19 Transmission? Let's Take a Look

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The Covid-19 pandemic has taught us all that indoor air quality matters, and that indoor spaces need clean air in order to protect the health and well-being of the people inside them. One of the key factors in helping improve overall air quality is humidity: a measurement of the amount of water vapor in the air.

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