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Carnival Cruise Line Named St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s ‘Corporate Partner of the Year’

World’s most popular cruise line recognized for outstanding support through innovative fundraising activities and on-site events
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MIAMI, June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Cruise Line – which has raised more than $16 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital over the past eight years and serves as its Official Celebration Partner – has been named the organization’s “Corporate Partner of the Year” for its outstanding support through innovative fundraising activities and engaging on-site events for patients.

Aflac: Committed to Making a Difference in the Lives of Kids With Cancer

My Special Aflac Duck is the latest addition to the company's ongoing Aflac Childhood Cancer Campaign
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Since 1995, Aflac employees, agents and The Aflac Foundation, Inc., have donated more than $125 million toward pediatric cancer research and treatment. We are committed to helping make a difference in the lives of children facing cancer across the country, because every child deserves a lifetime.

Johnson & Johnson Announces Progress Toward Health for Humanity Goals

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Johnson & Johnson today released its 2017 Health for Humanity Report, demonstrating its approach and the considerable progress it has made toward an ambitious social, environmental and governance commitment to advance the Company’s mission to drive better health for all.

Global HOPE – Our Journey One Year Later

By John Damonti, President, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation
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How do you treat 11,000 new cases of pediatric cancer annually with only five pediatric oncologists?

With those numbers, it’s not surprising the mortality rate for pediatric cancer in Botswana, Malawi and Uganda in southern and east Africa is as high as 90 percent.

Watch: Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team Up for Subaru Loves to Care Month

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Watch this video to learn more about how Subaru, our retailers, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society are working together this June. Through the Subaru Loves to Care initiative, we're spreading hope, love, and warmth to those fighting cancer through small gestures of caring.

Click here to watch the full video.

Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Continue Partnership to Send Hope, Love and Warm Blankets to Cancer Patients

Subaru Names LLS Charity Partner for June, Subaru Loves to Care Month for the Third Consecutive Year
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Camden, NJ (June 1, 2018) /3BL Media/ – Everyone loves a three-peat, especially when the winning combination helps provide care and support to people fighting cancer. For the third consecutive year, Subaru of America, Inc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will spread love, hope and warmth to cancer patients and their families in communities across the country.

Aflac Presents My Special Aflac Duck at The Atlantic's Children and Cancer: An Atlantic Forum

Company Plans to Provide Comforting Robot Duck to Children Free of Charge to Help Them Cope With Cancer
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COLUMBUS, Ga., May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S., today presented its innovative social robot, My Special Aflac Duck™, at the Children and Cancer Forum in Washington, D.C. The forum, hosted by Atlantic Media and underwritten by Aflac for the second consecutive year, brought together a diverse audience of experts, survivors, researchers and families impacted by childhood cancer, including Dr.

Latin Telemedicine Expands Impacting More Patients

More clinics and hospitals are using telemedicine to connect patients to care when every second counts.
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Telemedicine in Latin America is expanding — proving just how important partnerships and technological advancements can be to health care management in remote areas.

In 2014, Medtronic, along with the Lumen Foundation and Internal Telemedicine Systems, formed the Latin American Telemedicine Infarct Network (LATIN) to address one of the region’s most pressing challenges  — cardiovascular disease, specifically STEMI.

Aflac Toy Robot for Kids Faces Cancer With Real Feelings

Emotional support robot duck helping children going through chemo
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Aflac has teamed up with robotics toy company Sproutel to create My Special Aflac Duck, a technology that offers emotional support to kids with cancer.

Kids can feed, bathe and even administer chemotherapy to the ducks that can respond to touch.

“Medical play can be really therapeutic,” Sproutel CEO Aaron Horowitz told FOX Business on “Mornings with Maria.” “It gives them this feeling of control. They have this friend that’s going through this treatment right alongside me.”

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