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35 Years: The Mectizan® Donation Program

The Mectizan Donation Program is the longest-running, disease-specific drug donation program of its kind
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Our commitment: “as much as needed, for as long as needed…"

For centuries, river blindness — also known as onchocerciasis — plagued remote communities in Africa, Latin America and Yemen, and there was no answer to this affliction.

Bring On the Heat: Get Ahead of Summer EHS Hazards

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With the start of Summer comes a renewed focus on Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) programs in workplaces with June kicking off the National Safety Council’s National Safety Month. There’s no better time to focus on safety with hazards like unpredictable weather, heat stress, and biological hazards with different bugs and critters coming out. Read on to keep your teams safe this summer.

ConferMED Awarded Grant From the Quest Diagnostics Foundation To Provide Specialty eConsults to Front Line Providers at Federally Qualified Health Centers in Key Regions

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MIDDLETOWN, Conn., June 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - ConferMED, one of the nation's leading eConsult companies, has been awarded a $2.3M grant from the Quest Diagnostics Foundation. The grant will enable ConferMED to enhance its eConsults platform and to provide specialty eConsults to medical providers at Federally Qualified Health Centers in five regions across the U.S.: Dade County, FL; Cook County, IL; Baltimore County, MD; Harris County, TX and Suffolk County, MA.

Quest for Health Equity Offers No Cost Wellness Screenings at Baltimore Community Event

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Quest for Health Equity (Q4HE) and several Quest employees participated in an Earth Day weekend community event with the Black Church Food Security Network; an association of congregations, farmers, food advocates, and community activists working together to create an alternative food system in the Baltimore metropolitan area.

Innovators in Senior Living Redefine Leadership in Health and Safety

Senior living communities across the country embrace WELL to advance health and well-being through people-first places
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NEW YORK, June 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today that more than 600 senior living communities around the world are enrolled to pursue or have achieved the WELL Health-Safety Rating or WELL Certification, representing more than 30 million square feet and a more than fourfold adoption increase in the sector since a year ago.

Quest Diagnostics CHRO Receives "CHRO Lifetime Achievement Award"

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SECAUCUS, N.J., June 7, 2022 /3BL Media/-- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced Cecilia McKenney, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), received the "CHRO Lifetime Achievement Award" by SharedXpertise Media, publishers of HRO Today magazine and HRO Today Global. 

Survey of Human Resource Executives and Office Workers Suggests Employee Health May be a Key Ingredient to Addressing the "Great Resignation"

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"2022 Health at Work" report from Quest Diagnostics reveals the attitudes and expectations of HR executive decision makers (HREs) and employees about the changing world of work, employee health and COVID-19, and what it takes to compete for today's scarcest resource–people

Lupus: Treatments, Research and Bristol Myers Squibb's Dedication to Patients - A Q&A With Subhashis Banerjee

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Subhashish Banerjee, MD, vice president & disease area head, Rheumatology and Dermatology at Bristol Myers Squibb, shares how the company is leveraging a pathways-based approach to advance research and ultimately elevate care for patients in need of new treatment options in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), also known as lupus.

Q: What is lupus and how does it impact patients’ lives?

Exome Sequencing Reveals Misdiagnoses in Epidermolysis Bullosa Patients

A Brazilian sequencing program for EB patients brings access to more accurate diagnoses and better treatment
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DEBRA International has a simple mission: help patients and families dealing with epidermolysis bullosa (EB), a rare genetic condition that affects collagen production, making skin and other membranes quite fragile.

In EB cases, the slightest pressure can cause skin damage, but it’s also a systemic disease, since the collagen protein is vital for many tissues. Even the wrong kind of meal can cause intense gastrointestinal distress for EB patients.

Miami Becomes First City in the Nation To Achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating Across Municipal Building Portfolio

By achieving the WELL rating, Mayor Suarez ensures Miami is “walking the walk” and paving the road for other cities to lead on healthy buildings
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MIAMI, May 31, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The City of Miami, ranked recently as America’s healthiest city, and the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the leading authority for transforming health and well-being with its people-first approach to buildings, organizations and communities, announced that Miami has become the first city in the country to earn the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management across a portfolio of 10 municipal bui

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