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The Five Senses Matter for Quality of Life

By: Marc Plumart
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We get all of our information about the world around us through our five senses, but as we age our senses often diminish. It’s not just that we lose our hearing or have worsened eyesight. Senses of touch, taste and smell can weaken as well. These sensory changes alter the way we experience the world and ultimately impact quality of life.

The Mind and The Machine: How Memory-Driven Computing is Contributing to the Cure for Alzheimer’s

by Curt Hopkins, Managing Editor, Hewlett Packard Labs
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When the German Center for Neurodegenerative Disease (DZNE) ran one component of its current gene assembly pipeline on a supercomputer with a traditional computing architecture in April, it took 22 minutes to run the data.

Aramark Volunteers Bring Nutrition and Culinary Education to Nashville Youth

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Aramark chefs, dietitians and dozens of other volunteers created whole wheat pita and vegetable sandwiches and bananas on a stick for Nashville's Martha O'Bryan Center pre-schoolers on Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day), the company’s global day of service. The volunteer service day is part of the company's year-round community engagement that inspires people t lead healthier lives and succeed through education and employment.  

Novartis Access and Government of Cameroon Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Fight Chronic Diseases

Summary: 
  • Novartis reaches agreement with Cameroon to supply medicines against chronic diseases for the poorest populations
  • Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services have started distributing medicines in selected parts of the country; capacity-building activities to kick off this month
  • Cameroon becomes the sixth country to launch Novartis Access
Novartis reaches agreement with Cameroon to supply medicines against chronic diseases for the poorest populations
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  • Novartis reaches agreement with Cameroon to supply medicines against chronic diseases for the poorest populations
  • Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services have started distributing medicines in selected parts of the country; capacity-building activities to kick off this month
  • Cameroon becomes the sixth country to launch Novartis Access

Sanofi US Reaches the 5-Year Milestone for Sanofi Patient Connection™ With Over 1 Million Patients Assisted

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Every day, many patients across the U.S. face access challenges to medications or treatments they have been prescribed because they do not have insurance, their insurance does not cover the prescribed product or treatment, or they struggle to navigate the complex insurance process. To address these and other obstacles, Sanofi supports many of these patients with their specific challenges. 

Connected Living Teams up With UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, Sodexo and Other Leading Organizations to Support Families for World Alzheimer’s Day

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QUINCY, Mass., September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of World Alzheimer’s Day, Connected Living, a provider of social networking services to families and senior citizens, announced today that it has pledged to donate 15 percent of all proceeds from their app services to UsAgainstAlzheimer’s (UsA2), an innovative nonprofit organization demanding – and delivering – a solution to Alzheimer’s.

Aflac Serves as Diamond Sponsor at CureFest for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S. and a longtime champion of the childhood cancer cause, today participated as a Diamond Sponsor of CureFest for Childhood Cancer. A grassroots event held at the National Mall in Washington D.C., CureFest aims to make childhood cancer research a national priority by uniting the childhood cancer community, the general public, the brightest medical minds and elected leaders as one voice against childhood cancer.

The Aflac Childhood Cancer Campaign

Give the gift that gives back
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Give the gift that gives back – because you shouldn’t have to choose between looking good and doing good. 100% of all net proceeds from #Duckprints merchandise will go to hospitals treating childhood cancer across the United States.

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Aflac has Donated More Than $118 Million to Childhood Cancer

Did you know Aflac entered the childhood cancer community 22 years ago?
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Aflac donated $3 million to sponsor the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at what is now known as 

This Duck Goes Gold for Kids With Cancer

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. More than 20 years ago, Aflac adopted the charge to further childhood cancer research and treatment and to support families in that struggle. This month, we are “going gold” alongside the childhood cancer community to continue to help raise awareness and funds for these kids.

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