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VolunteerMatch and Aflac Team Up in Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

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When it comes to pediatric cancer treatment and research, VolunteerMatch and Aflac are birds of a feather. The website with the famous hands and the supplemental insurer with the famous duck both share a commitment to helping kids with cancer and their families.

Copenhagen Catalogue: Sharing Good Practices in Diabetes Care

Novo Nordisk launches the Copenhagen Catalogue of Good Practices in Diabetes to facilitate knowledge sharing within the diabetes community.
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(3BL Media) September 3, 2012 - Today the Copenhagen Catalogue, a collection of concrete examples of good practices in diabetes care, is being launched. The catalogue originates from the European Diabetes Leadership Forum which took place in Copenhagen on 25-26 April 2012 emphasising that sharing information about the many existing successful practices is crucial in times of financial crisis. 

National Bike Challenge Reaches 10 Million Miles

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(3BL Media) Denver, CO - August 9, 2012 - With her polka-dot pinwheel spinning in the wind, Amy Schiebel propelled the National Bike Challenge past 10 million miles this morning. Riding three miles to work on her Electra cruiser, the Denver resident logged the trip that pushed the national initiative past its goal -- three weeks before the end of the online competition.

Ford Teams Up with e-Cycle to Fight Diabetes

e-Cycle, the leading mobile buyback and recycling company, will donate $1 to JDRF for each mobile phone collected at Ford locations nationwide
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Ford is proud to partner with e-Cycle, the first mobile buyback and recycling company to receive the stringent e-Stewards certification, on a month-long initiative to raise funds for Type 1 diabetes (T1D) research while recycling wireless phones. As part of the program, thousands of employees at Ford buildings and plants across the U.S. will collect their personal mobile phones for shipment to e-Cycle's facility in Hilliard, Ohio, where the devices will be recycled to the highest environmental standards.

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Ford is proud to partner with e-Cycle, the first mobile buyback and recycling company to receive the stringent e-Stewards certification, on a month-long initiative to raise funds for Type 1 diabetes (T1D) research while recycling wireless phones. As part of the program, thousands of employees at Ford buildings and plants across the U.S. will collect their personal mobile phones for shipment to e-Cycle's facility in Hilliard, Ohio, where the devices will be recycled to the highest environmental standards.

Mental Disorders Impair Economic Success in Developed Countries

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
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(3BL Media) Philadelphia, PA - July 31, 2012 - Mental disorders that emerge in childhood and adolescence, including attention-deficit disorder, depression, anxiety and substance abuse, constitute significant challenges to cognitive, emotional, and social development. As a result, it is perhaps not surprising that earnings and income are substantially reduced among people diagnosed with mental disorders.

Eating in Moderation: The Understated Dieting Secret

Sodexo dietitian offers a simple secret to dieting - don't make yourself miserable
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Dieting can be a very overwhelming idea when you start to think about eating boring, tasteless food. And I’m sure it doesn’t help to think about giving up all of your favorite foods either. First of all, dieting doesn’t have to mean “boring and tasteless” — and you don’t have to give up your favorite foods either. Moderation is one of the most common words dietitians use in the field. We like to teach people the healthy and happy way to go about dieting. Let me give you a little perspective.

Sodexo Foundation Recognizes Student and Sodexo Employee Volunteers for Achievements in Fighting Hunger in America

Sodexo Foundation Dinner raises more than $1 million for a second consecutive year with the support of vendor partners like 2012 Hunger Champion Jennie-O Turkey Store and Hunton & Williams
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(3BL Media) Washington, D.C.  - June 15, 2012 – Sodexo Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit with the mission to end childhood hunger, recognized five Sodexo employees as Heroes of Everyday Life® and five students as national Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship recipients for their exemplary efforts to fight hunger in America. The honorees who were formally recognized on June 14 at the 13th Annual Sodexo Foundation Dinner in Washington, D.C., were presented with a $5,000 grant awarded in their name to the hunger-related charity of the honoree’s choice.

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