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When Is a Coat More Than Just a Coat?

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When is a coat more than just a coat? For children in need, it means a warm walk to school and the ability to play outside with friends. With Operation Warm our team has delivered nearly 500,000 new coats across North America.

Give the Gift of Research This Holiday Season With CureSearch

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At the age of 12, Eloise Gould was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma and her world turned upside down. In an instant, the Gould family became one of the 43 families who received a childhood cancer diagnosis that day.

After a year of intensive treatment, the cancer returned. They were told that she had less than a 2% chance of living. It was shocking to learn that doctors had been delivering that same, bleak outlook to families like theirs for more than 30 years.

The Goulds said goodbye to their precious girl just a few short months later.

Subaru Surprises Allayah with a French-inspired Wish Reveal

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While Allayah continues to build up her strength, her doctors say she isn’t quite ready to travel yet. So, Make-A-Wish® and partner, Subaru of America Inc., brought Paris to Allayah – with a French-inspired wish reveal. After surprising her at her home, Subaru escorted Allayah – complete in caravan-style – to the Wishing Place, Make-A-Wish Sacramento location, which was transformed to look like a Paris café. They went all out – inviting local fashion models, jugglers, a watercolor artist and even live-streaming a Paris fashion show.

VIDEO | A Child's Life Was on the Line

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When two-year-old Brooklyn needed a lifesaving liver transplant, her parents fought against time and a blizzard to get from Memphis to Chicago. They almost didn’t make it — until a phone call to FedEx sparked a chain of events that cleared the way.

Joining Forces to Protect Human Rights

by Allison Arbib
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In a range of human rights and labor rights due diligence frameworks -- the UN Guiding Principles, the United States Department of Labor Comply Chain, the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Business Conduct -- as well as resources like the Responsible Sourcing Tool, companies are urge

“Connected Roads” Lane Markings on The Ray to Improve Driver Safety & Facilitate Safe Testing of Self-Driving Vehicles

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The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT), 3M and The Ray announced that all lanes of the 13 miles of Interstate 85, from the Georgia-Alabama border to Exit 13-LaGrange, are now marked with 3M’s Connected Roads All Weather Elements striping technology. This announcement follows the recent repaving of that interstate stretch, now known as The Ray, which has become a national proving ground for transportation technology and innovation. The goal is to create a safe ecosystem, on a public interstate, that can accommodate advanced vehicle testing.

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The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT), 3M and The Ray announced that all lanes of the 13 miles of Interstate 85, from the Georgia-Alabama border to Exit 13-LaGrange, are now marked with 3M’s Connected Roads All Weather Elements striping technology. This announcement follows the recent repaving of that interstate stretch, now known as The Ray, which has become a national proving ground for transportation technology and innovation. The goal is to create a safe ecosystem, on a public interstate, that can accommodate advanced vehicle testing.

Allied Against Cancer: Leveraging Technology and Multi-Sector Collaboration to Help Improve the Quality of Cancer Care in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Dr. Solomon Assefa
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Scientists in Africa have co-led the development of new tools to help oncologists in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Since the mid-1980s, infectious diseases, HIV and AIDS have been the main focus of health initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa. But with more than 800,000 new cancer cases each year in the region, and an incidence rate that’s projected to double by 2040, we must help address this growing epidemic.

ON Semiconductor In the News: The Evolution of Smart Healthcare and Personal IoT

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Read our roundup of news, announcements and wearable medical devices including wearable biosensors to combat the opioid crisis, wearable biometric-monitoring to combat epilepsy and much more.    

Read more of our ON Semiconductor in the news, visit www.onsemi.com/PowerSolutions/Newscenter.do 

Real-Life Experience Makes This Mom a Vaccine Champion

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Meet Pam Reincke, a marketing and sales incentive compensation manager at Sanofi Pasteur who suffered from mumps at the age of eight. Pam shares the story of her illness and its long-term effects on her health and well-being. The mother of two and soon-to-be grandmother also offers solid advice on vaccinations today.

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Meet Pam Reincke, a marketing and sales incentive compensation manager at Sanofi Pasteur who suffered from mumps at the age of eight. Pam shares the story of her illness and its long-term effects on her health and well-being. The mother of two and soon-to-be grandmother also offers solid advice on vaccinations today.

Six Leaders From Albertsons Companies Honored as 2019 Top Women in Health, Wellness, and Beauty

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Six leaders from Albertsons Companies were recognized by Drug Store News in the inaugural class of the Top Women in Health, Wellness and Beauty Awards. More than 140 women were honored for their integral role in the retail pharmacy, health, wellness, and beauty space. Winners were chosen by their peers at retailers, distributors, and suppliers across the U.S., and were highlighted in the November issue of Drug Store News.

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