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Alkermes VP of Marketing Shares What Inspires His Work

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We continue to recognize our passionate employees by spotlighting their “Why” for joining the Alkermes psychiatry team. Damon Harrell, VP of Marketing, shares why he’s inspired to make a difference for those living with serious mental illness. 

Rachel May: “Combating Inequality by Creating a Safe and Empowering Environment”

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In the latest article in our series on gender equality, we speak to IOC Young Leader Rachel May about her ambitious project to enable more of her fellow Scots to make the most of the country’s outstanding landscapes and improve physical and mental health.

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In the latest article in our series on gender equality, we speak to IOC Young Leader Rachel May about her ambitious project to enable more of her fellow Scots to make the most of the country’s outstanding landscapes and improve physical and mental health.

Abbott Introduces Neurosphere™ Virtual Clinic, First-of-Its-Kind Remote Neuromodulation Patient-Care Technology in the U.S.

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  • Newly FDA-approved system allows a patient to both communicate with a physician and remotely receive stimulation settings in real time regardless of location*
  • NeuroSphere Virtual Clinic utilizes advancements made in digital technology to optimize care through intuitive tools that enhance therapy management
  • Virtual clinic technology can change the treatment approach for patients who live far from necessary medical care or who are burdened by visiting the doctor in person

 

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  • Newly FDA-approved system allows a patient to both communicate with a physician and remotely receive stimulation settings in real time regardless of location*
  • NeuroSphere Virtual Clinic utilizes advancements made in digital technology to optimize care through intuitive tools that enhance therapy management
  • Virtual clinic technology can change the treatment approach for patients who live far from necessary medical care or who are burdened by visiting the doctor in person

 

Our Partners: Shombi Ellis Connects Mothers Across Africa to Promote Health

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Women helping women. That's at the heart of the work of mothers2mothers, a nonprofit organization in Africa that provides support to women living with HIV and their families. Its unique mentor model pairs mothers recently diagnosed with HIV with other women in their community who have gone through similar journeys. The pairing has led to significant success.

Secret Deodorant | Strength Stories: Superhero Moms

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90% of mom’s feel like they aren’t doing enough, yet they’re shouldering the weight of the pandemic. Secret believes that women and families shouldn’t have to sweat childcare, and we are partnering with YWCA to help pay for childcare services and programming for more than 100,000 women and their families.

Heart Disease, Health Equity the Focus of Scotts Black Employees Network Event

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Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death around the world. And while deaths from cardiovascular-related illnesses have declined over the last two decades, these gains were not equitably shared among people from the Black, Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native or Hispanic/Latino communities.

Celebrating International Women's Day 2021

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FSG is celebrating women in leadership this International Women's Day, March 8. Regardless of where you are in the world, we are happy to share these gender equity resources with you.

New Answers for Chronic Disease in Crisis Settings

Chronic disease is often overlooked following disaster and conflict. A unique partnership between CARE, Abbott and the Abbott Fund is finding innovative answers.
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Jaslia Abbas lived with her husband in the Philippine city of Marawi for years, raising their five children and helping others as a midwife. Then in 2017, the siege of Marawi began. The armed conflict between government forces and militant groups lasted for five months – and changed Jaslia's life forever.

Pink Tomatoes & Petite Peppers: Innovating for Taste and Nutrition

Episode 6: Nutrition changes constantly. It is as dynamic as life itself. And as our understanding of health and nutrition evolves, so does our food.
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What did you last eat? And why? Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone. After all, it’s not entirely up to you.

The food that ends up on our plate is the result of global trade dynamics, cultural norms, seasonality, marketing, thousands of years of plant breeding, and personal tastes. And it’s all constantly changing. In this episode, we discover how nutrition evolves over time, and how crop science keeps up.

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What did you last eat? And why? Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone. After all, it’s not entirely up to you.

The food that ends up on our plate is the result of global trade dynamics, cultural norms, seasonality, marketing, thousands of years of plant breeding, and personal tastes. And it’s all constantly changing. In this episode, we discover how nutrition evolves over time, and how crop science keeps up.

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