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“Look for the WELL Health-Safety Seal” Public Awareness Campaign Launches, Featuring Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Michael B. Jordan, Robert DeNiro, Venus Williams, Wolfgang Puck, Deepak Chopra and 17th U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona

Directed by Spike Lee, the Star-studded Campaign Will Drive Awareness of Practices to Promote Healthier and Safer Indoor Spaces Through the WELL Health-Safety Rating
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NEW YORK, January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As the world continues to battle COVID-19 and communities strive to get back to business, it is more important than ever to raise confidence in the safety of buildings and shared spaces. Today, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Michael B.

Abbott's BinaxNOW, FreeStyle Libre 2 Win BIG Innovation Honors

At-home COVID-19 test, groundbreaking glucose monitoring system among Business Intelligence Group's best of 2021.
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We promise, we're not going to make too big of a deal of winning any award. But this news is definitely two BIG to keep quiet about.

American Minute: Learn How Electrostatic Spraying Works

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It’s a law of science — opposites attract. And when they do, they create an electric charge that can be used with a solution to help fight the spread of coronavirus on surfaces like seats, tray tables, and arm rests.

Justin's Story: How One ScottsMiracle-Gro Associate Made a Healthy Change for His Family

by Dianna Caspary, Associate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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Back in 2014, Justin realized that his health had taken a dive.

"I was 5 feet 9 inches tall and carrying around 255 pounds. My blood pressure was 149/90, and my cholesterol was 249,” says Justin, a shipping supervisor in our ScottsMiracle-Gro Marysville, Ohio, plant. “My wife and I had a baby on the way; and we also had a 10-year-old daughter, who I barely had enough energy to play with.”

Life on a farm to a desk job

Ashley's Story: ScottsMiracle-Gro's Holistic Approach to Associate Wellness

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Ashley knows how to juggle a hectic schedule. As a full-time senior analyst for ScottsMiracle-Gro and the mom of an active 5 year-old son, she’s used to being busy and feeling tired.

But after a long day, Ashley feels more tired than most. That’s because she struggles with Hashimoto’s Disease, an autoimmune disorder she’s dealt with since 2013. 

Abbott Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance for the First Rapid Handheld Blood Test for Concussions

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  • The test to help evaluate mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), commonly known as concussion, produces a result within 15 minutes after a plasma sample is inserted and will run on Abbott's i-STAT™ Alinity™ handheld device
  • Having a blood test available could help eliminate wait time in the emergency room and could reduce the number of unnecessary CT scans by up to 40%
  • The test simultaneously measures biomarkers UCH-L1 and GFAP, proteins found in the blood after a concussion or head trauma
  • Building on this initial clearance, Abbott is also working on a test that would use whole blood on i-STAT at the point of care, and developing a test for its Alinity™ i and ARCHITECT® core laboratory instruments under FDA breakthrough designation
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  • The test to help evaluate mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), commonly known as concussion, produces a result within 15 minutes after a plasma sample is inserted and will run on Abbott's i-STAT™ Alinity™ handheld device
  • Having a blood test available could help eliminate wait time in the emergency room and could reduce the number of unnecessary CT scans by up to 40%
  • The test simultaneously measures biomarkers UCH-L1 and GFAP, proteins found in the blood after a concussion or head trauma
  • Building on this initial clearance, Abbott is also working on a test that would use whole blood on i-STAT at the point of care, and developing a test for its Alinity™ i and ARCHITECT® core laboratory instruments under FDA breakthrough designation

American Airlines Is First US Airline to Introduce Health Passport for All International Travel to US

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  • American is the first U.S. airline to introduce a health passport for inbound travel to the United States from all international destinations.
  • Customers traveling to the United States can use the VeriFLY app to confirm testing and other COVID-19 travel requirements beginning Jan. 23.
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  • American is the first U.S. airline to introduce a health passport for inbound travel to the United States from all international destinations.
  • Customers traveling to the United States can use the VeriFLY app to confirm testing and other COVID-19 travel requirements beginning Jan. 23.

Qualcomm's C-V2X Delivers Outstanding Performance for Automotive Safety

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As automakers and regulators move closer to complete adoption of connected vehicles, and cities and other road owners ambitiously pursue smart and safe transportation, it is important to use a high performance and practical radio technology dedicated to road safety. We at Qualcomm Technologies believe Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) is the solution going forward.

Simon Achieves WELL Health-Safety Rating

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NEW YORK – January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/– Simon announced today its achievement of the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)’s WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management for over 200 properties in the company’s portfolio.

One Water Strategies Provide Global Benefits and Develop Resilient Communities

Combatting climate change and public health challenges through One Water strategies while improving water quality and public health and providing economic benefits
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Using One Water strategies can address environmental threats, while improving the economy, quality of life, and environmental health.

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