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Diabetic NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed Wins in Daytona

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Diabetic NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed Wins in Daytona

On Saturday, February 21, NASCAR Xfinity Series driver and Lilly Diabetes ambassador Ryan Reed won the Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway. This is his first win as a NASCAR driver and shows that with hard work and proper management, anything is possible – even for people living with diabetes. Reed, who was [...]

Nestlé Invites Nominations for Shared Value Prize

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Nestlé Invites Nominations for Shared Value Prize

Nestlé Creating Shared Value prize rewards initiatives that reflect the spirit of Creating Shared Value by addressing challenges in nutrition, water, or rural development. The winners reflect Nestlé’s belief that for a company to be successful in the long term and create economic and social value for its shareholders, it must also create value for [...]

What Is Precision Medicine and Why Is it Good for You?

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What Is Precision Medicine and Why Is it Good for You?

The Precision Medicine concept is about data-driven treatments as unique as your own body. The White House is spearheading this initiative and Jo Handelsman, associate director for Science in the Office of Science and Technology Policy of the U.S. administration has explained the Precision Medicine program and its significance. The President’s 2016 budget includes investments [...]

Low-Caste Women Forced to Clean Human Waste in India

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Low-Caste Women Forced to Clean Human Waste in India

Women who clean dry toilets in rural areas often are not paid cash wages, but instead receive leftover food, grain during harvest, old clothes during festival times. While the recently formed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in India has embarked upon an expensive “Clean India” campaign, a new report reveals that government officials are ignoring [...]

Bill and Melinda Gates: Our Big Bet for the Future

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Bill and Melinda Gates: Our Big Bet for the Future

Bill and Melinda Gates shared their 2015 Annual Letter on Wednesday. “Our Big Bet for the Future” addresses the breakthroughs they see coming over the next fifteen years that will improve the lives of people in poor countries faster than at any other time in history. You can read the letter and find out how, [...]

Billow Pillow: Breast Support Pillow for Women

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Billow Pillow: Breast Support Pillow for Women

Billow Global introduces the Billow, a breast support pillow for women who have discomfort resulting from breast surgery. Launched on its website, the Billow was developed by CEO / Founder Marnie Rustemeyer who conceived and designed the Billow following her diagnosis with the breast cancer gene mutation, a mastectomy and subsequent reconstructive surgeries. Rustemeyer conducted [...]

Patient Released from 21 Day Ebola Quarantine

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Patient Released from 21 Day Ebola Quarantine

Local nurse and Honolulu resident, Rene Steinhauer, has just been released from a 21 day Ebola quarantine period that he completed at home in Honolulu after returning from working as a chief nurse in an Ebola Treatment Unit in Liberia. Rene Steinhauer spent six weeks working to set up an Ebola hospital in Buchanan, Liberia. [...]

New Ebola “Lest We Forget” Billboards

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New Ebola “Lest We Forget” Billboards

To complement and augment its awareness-raising “Protecting Global Health: Ebola First Responders” 2015 float entry in the 126th Rose Parade, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has put up billboards in the greater Los Angeles area with the headline “Lest We Forget: Ebola Deaths in Africa…” The billboards feature a ticker that reads 6,914—the number of Ebola [...]

Women Want to Improve Their Smile: Survey

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Women Want to Improve Their Smile: Survey

A new survey, conducted by Kelton and sponsored by the makers of the Invisalign clear aligner system, reveals that after putting personal needs aside in 2014, women are ready for a change. In fact, 61 percent of women claim they let their personal needs take a backseat to other priorities. Looking ahead to 2015, there [...]

Why Do People Lose Hair and What Is the Remedy for Them?

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Why Do People Lose Hair and What Is the Remedy for Them?

Everyone loses hair, every single day. We see strands everywhere – the shower, in the brush, on our pillows. Thinning in women usually means a reduction in volume as well as less physical hairs on head. As strands diminish in number, there is a lack of density. The American Hair Loss Association estimates that women [...]

Female Twins from Tanzania Separated at Apollo Hospitals

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Female Twins from Tanzania Separated at Apollo Hospitals

In a rare surgery, doctors at Apollo Children’s Hospital Chennai in India successfully separated Tanzanian twins Abriana and Adriana who were joined at their chest and abdomen, Apollo Hospitals said Tuesday. The twins who shared a single heart cavity and a connected liver are the only living pair of thoraco-omphalopagus conjoined twins who have undergone [...]

Danica Patrick Drives the “Healthy Driven” Initiative

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Danica Patrick Drives the “Healthy Driven” Initiative

Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare is announcing “Healthy Driven,” an initiative to position one of the larger health systems in Illinois as devoted to helping patients move their health forward. In the coming months, race car driver Danica Patrick will be featured as the spokesperson in a Healthy Driven marketing blitz that includes TV and radio commercials, newspaper [...]

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