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How Much is a Life Worth? The Truth About Tobacco.

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October 15, 2012 - This video spotlights the devastating global tobacco epidemic and how the tobacco industry works to addict new users, especially kids. Data comes from The Tobacco Atlas, Fourth Edition, published by the American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation and is just one way the American Cancer Society will be celebrating the Great American Smokeout®.

CITGO and the Muscular Dystrophy Association Continue to Fight Against Neuromuscular Disease

CITGO and Wisconsin Marketer Condon Oil Work Together to Support the MDA Muscle Team Event
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MILWAUKEE, October 15, 2012 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) are hosting the Wisconsin Muscle Team Event at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. in an effort to raise $150,000 for MDA.

At 20, Investors' Circle Gets Its Groove Back

Network investments in 2012 reach pre-recession levels
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By David Bank - ImpactIQ.org

Investor’s Circle, the 20-year-old network of mission-driven angel investors, has survived the long economic slowdown and a rough organizational patch and appears poised to have its best year since 2006.

That’s good news for social ventures, for whom early-stage capital remains tough to obtain, despite the new conventional wisdom around impact investing that there’s somehow “too much money” chasing too few investable deals.

Whole Life Expo 2012: Discover a World of Natural Health and Wellness

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October 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - 

What: 26th Annual Whole Life Expo – Canada’s largest showcase of natural health, alternative medicine, and green living

When:

  • November 9th    (4PM -  9PM)
  • November 10th  (11AM - 8PM) 
  • November 11th  (10AM - 6PM)                 

Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Bldg, 255 Front Street W

Who:

Deadline Fast Approaching for MBA Social Entrepreneurship Journey in India

Top Global MBA Students Now Eligible for Social Entrepreneurship Programme in India
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MUMBAI, India, October 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Having connected more than 200 global leaders with India’s most inspiring social entrepreneurs, Journeys For Change is launching its first programme exclusively for MBA students. The fifteen top MBA students from around the world who are selected for this programme will spend 28 December 2012 - 4 January 2013 engaging with award-winning social enterprises- for and nonprofit organisations- in Bangalore and Mumbai, India.

Promises Made to be Kept

By Michael M, GSK Communications
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Promises made to be kept

By Michael M, GSK Communications

Today our CEO, Sir Andrew Witty, gave a speech in London, where he outlined measures to further advance our commitment towards greater openness, transparency, and collaboration. These are terms that are used often in business. So often, in my opinion, that they tend to lose any meaning.

GSK Announces Further Initiatives to Advance Openness and Collaboration to Help Tackle Global Health Challenges

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  • Tuberculosis (TB) ‘compound library’ to be made available to help stimulate research into TB
  • Investment in GSK’s Tres Cantos Open Lab to be doubled with an additional £5m funding awarded
  • Detailed data from GSK clinical trials to be made available to researchers to further scientific understanding and knowledge

Protecting Our Future by Building Healthy Communities

By David, GSK Global Manufacturing & Supply
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Protecting our future by building healthy communities

Protecting our future by building healthy communities
By David, GSK Global Manufacturing & Supply
 

2013 Hershey's Track & Field Games Season Officially Open

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Today, The Hershey Company announces the opening of the 2013 season of the Hershey’s Track & Field Games. This is the 36th year for the longest-running youth activity program of its kind in North America. With running, jumping and throwing events for kids ages 9-14, the Games are a great entry point for boys and girls to get active and become engaged in a healthy lifestyle.

FedEx Summit Spotlights “Borderless Healthcare”

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 4, 2012 /3BL Media/ - With a current world population of more than seven billion, and expectations that number will exceed eight billion by 2030, the global healthcare industry is growing exponentially. But to achieve its potential, providers across the industry—from R&D and manufacturing to the caregivers themselves—must go “borderless.” This interconnected view of the industry’s future was the focus of the FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) healthcare industry summit, held in New York City this week.

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