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Melanoma: Risk Factors and Prevention

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With summer in full swing, it’s crucial to wear sunscreen and minimize prolonged sun exposure to help reduce the risk of developing melanoma. This UV Safety Awareness Month, learn more about melanoma risk factors and prevention from Cancer.Net.

Keeping Teens Vape Free

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According to the Food and Drug Administration, 5 million youth in the United States currently use e-cigarettes: 1 in 4 high school students (27.5%) and 1 in 10 middle school students (10.5%).

Things to Consider Before Buying a Home During COVID-19

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If owning your own home has always been on your bucket list, waiting until the current COVID-19 pandemic is over—if that ever happens completely—can be frustrating. While people are still buying—U.S. sales of new, single-family homes in April 2020 were slightly higher (by 0.6%) than March numbers, according to the Commerce Department—they might not be buying as frequently as in previous years.

Four Questions with Cleve Jones: Reflecting on the AIDS Memorial Quilt as it Returns Home

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Cleve Jones is a human rights advocate who has long been a champion for people living with HIV and LGBTQ+ equality.

He co-founded the San Francisco AIDS Foundation in 1983. Two years later, he conceived of The AIDS Memorial Quilt at an annual candlelight memorial honoring his mentor Harvey Milk, the politician and civil rights leader who was assassinated in 1978. In 1989, The Quilt was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and has become a worldwide symbol of the fight to end the AIDS epidemic.

LIXIL Teams Up with Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group to Distribute Face Shields Across the U.S.

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PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Americas and the Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group (JCRMRG) today announced a partnership that will enable expanded production and distribution of face shields to first responders and medical workers in communities across the US battling COVID-19.

5 Latest Facts About Johnson & Johnson's Ebola Vaccine

As the European Commission grants Marketing Authorization for the company's Ebola vaccine regimen—a key step towards enabling broader access to it for the people who need it most—we share top facts about the vaccine for the deadly virus.
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One of the world's deadliest viral diseases was discovered in 1976 in Zaire, now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), near the Ebola River.

Since then, there have been 30 outbreaks of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)—the worst of which hit in West Africa in 2014. During that two-year epidemic, more than 11,000 people died in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Two in five individuals who were infected with the disease, then lost their lives.

How Qualcomm Technologies and OneScreen Are Helping Businesses Navigate the New Normal [Video]

Using Qualcomm Technologies’ solutions, OneScreen’s GoSafe helps businesses monitor the return to work
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As cities and entire countries cautiously ease out of the COVID-19 lockdown and into recovery, they face the task of reducing risk in the workplace and public spaces. Our collaboration with OneScreen, a member of our Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program, is delivering technology that both private and public sectors can use to help reopen safely.

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"AIDS Won't Stop for COVID-19": Meet 3 Inspiring Women Who Are as Committed as Ever to Making HIV History

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As the International Aids Society Conference kicks off virtually this year, we sat down with three attendees, including activist and actress Laverne Cox, to talk about their groundbreaking work with HIV/AIDS in the midst of a global pandemic.

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As the International Aids Society Conference kicks off virtually this year, we sat down with three attendees, including activist and actress Laverne Cox, to talk about their groundbreaking work with HIV/AIDS in the midst of a global pandemic.

Mobile App Promotes Safe Blood Donation in Brazil During COVID-19 Pandemic

By Angela Baker, Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility
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Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ in collaboration with MTM Tecnologia and ClearTech launched a mobile app supporting the Green and Yellow Blood Project in Brazil. The free app is designed to promote and facilitate safe blood donation throughout the country during the COVID-19

Fifth Third's Jeff Korzenik Provides Update on COVID-19's Market Impact

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Fifth Third’s Chief Investment Strategist Jeff Korzenik comments on FOX Business about the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors affecting global markets.  Click here to access the full interview on LinkedIn.

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