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Herbalife Nutrition Shares 5 Tips to Help Keep a Healthy Heart

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Every time you exercise, you strengthen the one muscle that is absolutely non-negotiable for a healthy life – your heart.

In fact, according to the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Physical Activity and Health, inactive people are nearly twice as likely to develop heart disease as those who are more active. That fact puts in perspective just how important exercise is to prevent cardiovascular diseases.

Merck Announces Fifth Round of Global Grants to Tackle Maternal Mortality and Promote Health Equity Worldwide

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Merck recently announced a fifth round of grants in its Merck for Mothers Global Grants program dedicated to reducing maternal mortality in locations where there is the greatest need. Merck for Mothers, the company’s global initiative launched in 2011 to help create a world where no woman has to die while giving life, supports the corporate grant program which enables Merck offices around the world to aid nongovernmental organizations that are improving maternal health.

CHL Coalition Showcases Industry Support for Vulnerable Communities During COVID-19

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March 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition has published a case studies booklet highlighting the actions of member 51 companies and organisations to assist vulnerable communities most impacted by COVID-19.

Abbott Researchers Find Rare Group of People With Controlled HIV Who Could Be a Key to Unlocking Cure

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  • Study of more than 10,000 people identifies a rare group with controlled HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suggesting additional research could uncover links between natural virus suppression and future treatments
  • Discovery is a result of Abbott's continued virus hunting efforts, which also uncovered a new strain of HIV in 2019
  • Abbott's decades of work in global viral surveillance has advanced the understanding of HIV and allowed the company to quickly respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with its diagnostic tests
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  • Study of more than 10,000 people identifies a rare group with controlled HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suggesting additional research could uncover links between natural virus suppression and future treatments
  • Discovery is a result of Abbott's continued virus hunting efforts, which also uncovered a new strain of HIV in 2019
  • Abbott's decades of work in global viral surveillance has advanced the understanding of HIV and allowed the company to quickly respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with its diagnostic tests

CITGO Equips Local High Schools With CPR Kits for Required Curriculum

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March 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The CITGO Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex recently contributed CPR kits to two local high schools through its support of the American Heart Association (AHA).

Ecolab Contributes More Than $23 Million to Communities in 2020

Company responded to increased need for cleaning and sanitizing products with $11 million of product donations and $2 million to nonprofits to support pandemic relief and racial and social justice initiatives
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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – In 2020, Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, continued its long-standing commitment to supporting communities through more than $23 million in contributions, including more than $11 million of cleaning, sanitizing and public health products to help the fight against COVID-19. The company also provided increased financial support to nonprofits focused on pandemic relief, racial and social justice, and the recovery of the hospitality industry.

3 Elements of Self-Care During a Pandemic

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​Prioritising our wellbeing, as the world reels from the effects of Covid-19, has become a vital tool to aid recovery from the fallout of 2020.​

As we all learn to adapt to the ‘new normal’ way of life, we are more conscious of our health and wellbeing than ever before. After all, a global pandemic is all-consuming, to say the very least.​

Lockdowns have forced us to batten down the hatches and ensconce ourselves in the safety of our homes for long stretches of time, thus self-care has never been a hotter topic.​

Don't Exhale Yet: COVID-19 Isn't Done Testing Us

While the vaccine rollout continues, the necessity of preventative measures remains, including testing.
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With the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, you could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief that the worst is behind us.

Take a deep breath. The necessity for preventative measures has not left our reality.

In fact, they're as important as they've ever been.

Cases in the U.S. continue to climb, to about 24 million in January with deaths near 400,000, according to Johns Hopkins University, which has tracked COVID-19 from the beginning.

Don't exhale yet.

Rapid COVID Tests: More Important Than Ever

With much of the world calculating when "normal" will return, rapid tests will help us get and stay there.
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As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, travel slowly increases, and more schools and businesses begin opening their doors, rapid tests that detect the virus have never been so important.

Why? Because getting enough people vaccinated will take time. And even then, scientists and medical professionals are working to understand the length of vaccine immunity and efficacy of the vaccines against variants of the virus springing up around the world.

Tork Introduces Interactive Clean Hospital Training and New Surface Cleaning Solutions

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Health and hygiene company, Essity, the global manufacturer of Tork professional hygiene products, today launched the Tork Interactive Clean Hospital Training, a free online interactive tool designed to make the training process for cleaning healthcare facilities accessible, engaging, and efficient.

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