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CRB Celebrates Henrietta Lacks

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Sometimes people make incredible contributions to science and society, but aren't recognized in their lifetime. Henrietta Lacks may be the biggest example of all. 

Suffering from cervical cancer, a biopsy was analyzed and found to host the only known cells that could replicate in a lab.

Since then, her special cells have become the foundation of a wide range of important therapeutic and medical research, including how COVID-19 spreads and behaves within human cells.

Henrietta Lacks: Mother of Modern Science

Bristol Myers Squibb Donates $11 Million to Advance Health Equity

Delivering on commitments announced in 2020, BMS donates funds to 56 nonprofits serving medically underserved populations across the U.S.
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PRINCETON, N.J., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced it has donated a total of $11 million to 56 nonprofit organizations focused on advancing health equity in the United States. These organizations will deliver programs to improve access to high-quality care as well as increase disease awareness and education in racially and ethnically diverse and medically underserved communities, and to improve diversity in clinical research.

Rare Answers™: A System to Improve Patient Outcomes

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At Alexion, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an inherent part of everything we do and supports our mission to transform the lives of people affected by rare diseases and devastating conditions. In addition to developing and delivering life-changing medicines, this mission drives us to seek opportunities to advance innovative solutions to system-wide challenges faced by rare disease patients, such as the “diagnostic odyssey.”

Health Equity at Alexion

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As a leader in rare disease, it is our responsibility to lead critical conversations with stakeholders and other members of the rare disease community. Health equity is one of those conversations.

Tetra Tech Receives Two Industry Awards From Environmental Business Journal

Leading planning and preparedness measures and advancing strategic focus on high-end consulting and cutting-edge technology solutions
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Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) recognized Tetra Tech with two industry awards for the company’s work during 2020: Business Achievement—Mergers & Acquisitions and Business Achievement—COVID Response. EBI Inc. presented the annual EBJ awards for outstanding businesses at its annual Environmental Industry Summit held virtually February 11-12, 2021.

How Has History Shaped the Black Community's View of Vaccines?

“There's a difference between being hesitant and being an anti-vaxxer.”
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Why Global Citizens Should Care
 
Vaccine hesitancy among the Black community is connected not only to racism in the health care system seen today, but steeped in historical discrimination and exploitation Without addressing this, the world will not successfully achieve the United Nations’ Global Goal 3 on good health and well-being for all. Join Global Citizen and take action on this issue and others here.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care
 
Vaccine hesitancy among the Black community is connected not only to racism in the health care system seen today, but steeped in historical discrimination and exploitation Without addressing this, the world will not successfully achieve the United Nations’ Global Goal 3 on good health and well-being for all. Join Global Citizen and take action on this issue and others here.

Tetra Tech Receives Environmental Business Journal Business Achievement Award for COVID Response Services

Mitigating the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in interior spaces with a COVID-19 Task Force
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Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) honored Tetra Tech with the Business Achievement Award for COVID Response for our approach to advising high-performance building clients throughout the pandemic.

Comcast NBCUniversal Wants to Help You 'Plan Your Vaccine,' Launches Nationwide Awareness Campaign and Website

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NEW YORK, February 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Comcast NBCUniversal announced the launch of Plan Your Vaccine, a nationwide awareness campaign, website and interactive tool that will provide the latest news and information about when and where people can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Preparing to Fight a “Silent Killer”

Researchers are working to find a device-related therapy for high blood pressure.
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Medtronic researchers are working to fight a “silent killer.”

To call high blood pressure “insidious” only scratches at the surface of its deadly impact. It’s a factor in up to half a million deaths every year in the United States alone. It’s often referred to as the “silent killer” because millions of people don’t know they have it. And even those who do know are often unable to control it.

United Makes Hawaii Travel Easier With Expanded COVID Testing and Pre-clearance Program

Customers traveling to the islands can save time by showing proof of negative tests at United's hub airports and skip document screening process in Hawaii
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CHICAGO, February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Beginning February 1, United customers traveling to Hawaii who have a valid negative COVID-19 test can show their results before boarding to save time and skip document screening lines upon arrival. The new pre-clearance process will be in place for customers traveling on 110 of United's weekly flights to Hawaii.

United is also making it easier to get the right tests to avoid Hawaii's 10-day quarantine by making approved COVID-19 tests available to all customers traveling to the islands no matter where in the U.S. their travel begins.

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