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Mohawk Industries Goes Pink for Breast Cancer at Corporate HQ in Georgia

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Employees at Mohawk Industries recently took part in their company-wide Pink Out to rally in support of Susan G. Komen. The annual event is part of the flooring manufacturer’s annual observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and took place at the corporate headquarters in Calhoun, Ga. Each year, employees come together to learn more about the company’s corporate partnership with the organization and receive updates on the latest initiatives and monetary amounts donated back to Susan G. Komen since 2001.

Discovery Education and the Drug Enforcement Administration Launch National Event that Connects Students with Real-World Stories of Loss, Triumph and Learning at the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic

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  • Students invited to participate in ‘Opioid Crisis: Real People. Real Stories. Real Science.’ Virtual Field Trip on October 25
  • Part of Operation Prevention, the Nation’s Leading Prevention Education Program Available at No-Cost to Communities Nationwide
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  • Students invited to participate in ‘Opioid Crisis: Real People. Real Stories. Real Science.’ Virtual Field Trip on October 25
  • Part of Operation Prevention, the Nation’s Leading Prevention Education Program Available at No-Cost to Communities Nationwide

Thousands of Louisville Residents Take Suicide Prevention Training

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During National Suicide Prevention Week (September 9-15), more than 2,200 Louisville residents were trained in Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR), a nationally known suicide prevention technique.

Similar to CPR, QPR is designed to support an emergency response to someone in crisis and to save lives.

While homicide garners much media attention both locally and nationally, suicide is more pervasive. 

Durkan’s Camélia Rose Raises Awareness, Funds to Fight Breast Cancer through Specify for a Cure Program

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October 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - For centuries, both the rose and the camélia flower have been a symbol of longevity and purity — with the rose especially symbolic of love and passion. In the Victorian Era, when pink and red camélias were sent to someone, it meant that the recipient was the “flame” in the heart of the sender.

Costa Cruises Supports the "Pink Is Good" Project on Board Its Ships

Awareness-raising activities have been launched on the Costa fleet operating in the Mediterranean to support the Umberto Veronesi Foundation "Pink is Good" project for the prevention of female cancers.
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GENOA, Italy, October 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Marking breast cancer prevention month, for the third year running,  Costa Cruises will be supporting the Umberto Veronesi Foundation and its  Pink is Good project, which aims to definitively defeat breast, uterus and ovarian cancer, promoting prevention and providing annual funding to doctors and researc

Shire Says 'Thank You' to Clinical Research Patient Volunteers

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Shire conveys our gratitude to clinical research study participants, very important people who are directly responsible for helping potential new medicines become available to patients in need.

Learn more about Shire’s approach to clinical trials at https://www.shiretrials.com/

For Third Consecutive Year, Mohawk Cushions the Fight in All Seven Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walks to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

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CALHOUN, Ga., October 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk continues its fight against breast cancer with its support of the Susan G. Komen® 3-Day Walk by donating more than 7,000 SmartCushion pads to comfort this year’s walkers and crew members. The company also hosts the “Mohawk Mile,” a bright pink carpeted footpath to the finish line filled with Mohawk residential and commercial team members, retail partners and customers urging walkers on to success.

Infographic: 5 Things You Need to Know About the New GRI Occupational Health and Safety Standard

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To provide healthy and safe working conditions, organizations need a robust management approach that drives the prevention of physical and mental harm and the promotion of workers’ health. In addition to benefiting workers, it is also good business. First, a healthy workforce is more productive and engaged. Second, promoting a healthy work environment helps to attract – and hold on to – talented workers. 

Innovative Biological Tracking Software to Optimize Animal Disease Research at Kruger National Park

Research to Mitigate Health and Economic Risks
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa,  October 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch has been tasked by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to implement an electronic system that enables the inventory and management of biological materials at Kruger National Park in South Africa. In partnership with the Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), Black & Veatch will support the Office of the State Veterinarian in preventing and controlling animal diseases.

Astellas Oncology Announces Grand Prize Winner of C3 Prize® at Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) World Cancer Congress

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  • Three innovators working to change cancer care awarded a combined $100,000 in grants following live pitch to a panel of judges that included celebrity entrepreneur Bill Rancic.
     
  • Winning idea aims to change the way Nigerians learn and talk about breast cancer
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  • Three innovators working to change cancer care awarded a combined $100,000 in grants following live pitch to a panel of judges that included celebrity entrepreneur Bill Rancic.
     
  • Winning idea aims to change the way Nigerians learn and talk about breast cancer

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