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On World Cancer Research Day, Illumina Highlights the Transformative Power of Genomics

On World Cancer Research Day, two experts share their enthusiasm for the potential of genomic and multiomic data to transform oncology
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Cancer is a devastating disease that is quickly becoming the leading cause of death worldwide. In 2020, there were nearly 10 million cancer deaths around the globe.

Biogen Issues First Progress Report of its Signature Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives™ Initiative

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September 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In 2020, Biogen launched its signature Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives™ initiative, a groundbreaking $250 million, 20-year commitment to address the deeply interrelated issues of climate, health, and equity. Biogen is the first Fortune 500 company to commit to becoming fossil fuel free and established new emissions reduction targets in line with the Science Based Targets initiative, consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

New Survey Provides Insights Into Drinking Behaviors During the Pandemic

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- Nearly One in Five Respondents 21+ Reported Heavy Drinking* During the 30 Days Prior to the Survey -
 
- Many Respondents Who Reported Heavy Drinking* Weren't Aware of All Treatment Options for Alcohol Dependence -
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- Nearly One in Five Respondents 21+ Reported Heavy Drinking* During the 30 Days Prior to the Survey -
 
- Many Respondents Who Reported Heavy Drinking* Weren't Aware of All Treatment Options for Alcohol Dependence -

IWBI Unveils New WELL Feature to Recognize Climate Leadership

WELL Innovation Feature encourages organizations to address greenhouse gas emissions as part of broader focus on health and well-being
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NEW YORK, September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has added a new innovation feature to the WELL Building Standard (WELL) that rewards climate leadership with the goal of accelerating emission reductions in the face of ever-increasing public health impacts of climate change.

Country 2 Country 4 Cancer (C2C4C) Event

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More than 150 colleagues from 14 EU countries just finished cycling 3,000 km in our Country 2 Country 4 Cancer (C2C4C) event to raise awareness and much-needed donations for cancer research. It’s more than a bike ride — together, as one global BMS family, it’s part of our long-standing commitment to cancer research and our patients.

Four Questions With Tracey Iraca: Combating Age-Related Disparities in Blood Cancer Treatment

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Myelodysplastic syndromes, or MDS, is a rare type of blood cancer primarily affecting people over the age of 65. In fact, it’s such a rare and largely unknown illness that most people living with MDS don’t know anyone else who suffers from it. For Tracey Iraca, Executive Director of the MDS Foundation, a global advocacy organization aimed at providing support and raising awareness of the illness, the most rewarding part of her job is bringing people with MDS together and watching them connect over their shared experiences.

Tork and the Green Bay Packers Team up to “Tackle Hygiene With Every Catch”

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In partnership with the Green Bay Packers, Tork has launched the “Tackle Hygiene with Every Catch" campaign to promote hand hygiene and give back to the community through local charities.

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In partnership with the Green Bay Packers, Tork has launched the “Tackle Hygiene with Every Catch" campaign to promote hand hygiene and give back to the community through local charities.

Black and Hispanic Communities Are Lagging in Getting Vaccinated. How These Organizations Are Trying to Change That

by Eric Berger
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At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ruth Clements worked 18 hours a day for Quest Diagnostics as the leader of a $100 million initiative, Quest for Health Equity, to close healthcare gaps exposed by the virus.

“I know everything that you could think of when it comes to COVID-19,” says Clements, who also serves as GM of the company’s infectious disease and immunology section.

The Future of Advanced Recycling of Healthcare Plastics

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We all know what recycling is and why it’s so important. But did you know that products and materials destined for recycling can actually be upcycled or downcycled? There are a few key differences between available recycling methods - and these differences will play a major role in the future of healthcare plastics recycling.

Upcycling and Downcycling: What’s the Difference?

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