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The American Heart Association Receives A $1.7 million Multi-Year Grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation To Improve Access and Outcomes for Vulnerable Populations in Baltimore

Initiative focuses on improving patient transitions between primary and specialty care for populations affected by stroke, atrial-fibrillation and venous thromboembolism.
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BALTIMORE, March 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ —The American Heart Association today announced the receipt of a $1.7 million grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation that will address patient care across the care continuum. With this grant, the AHA will convene a task force representing the myriad of stakeholders in the patient care journey: cardiology specialty care providers, primary care providers, government, payer groups, and representatives of the patients we seek to serve.

CVS Health Offering No Cost "Know Your Numbers" Heart Health Screenings As Part of Its National Support of American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Movement

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WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- As part of its continued support of the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today extended its commitment to women's health by offering no cost "Know Your Numbers" heart health screenings at MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, every Wednesday in February.

CocoaVia Brand Honors Health Equality Advocate at Woman's Day Red Dress Awards

Brand Continues to Promote Healthy Hearts in Third Year of Sponsorship
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GERMANTOWN, Md., February 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Mars Symbioscience announced today that its CocoaVia® brand will be the lead sponsor of the 15th Annual Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards for the third year in a row. The event, hosted on February 6, 2018 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, recognizes doctors, researchers, and advocates who are making a positive impact in the fight against heart disease, still the leading cause of death in women.

Aramark Partners to Improve the Health of Millions of Americans

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The largest U.S.-based food services provider, Aramark, has teamed up with the nation’s largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, American Heart Association, to develop the “Healthy for Life 20 by 20” initiative.  This outstanding collaboration is aimed at improving the health of Americans 20% by 2020 by empowering people to make healthy food, nutrition, and lifestyle choices.

Pfizer Partners with National Urban League, Anthem and City of Hope to Address Chronic Health Issues Facing African Americans

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Pfizer is proud to announce its partnership with National Urban League, Anthem and City of Hope to launch Take Action for Health, an awareness program aiming to address the greatest health issues facing African Americans: heart disease, breast cancer and emotional well-being. This program seeks to increase mammograms, blood pressure screenings, and depression and anxiety-risk screenings in an effort to one day eliminate these health disparities in the African American community.

CVS Health Foundation Awards $1.5 Million in Community Health Grants to Increase Access to Quality Care and Support Chronic Disease Management

Data from 2015 Health in Action grantees demonstrates programs’ meaningful impact on public health
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - As part of a multi-year, $5 million commitment to increase access to health care in communities nationwide, the CVS Health Foundation today released new data from programs supported through partnerships with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). The Foundation also announced $1.5 million in new grants distributed to 46 community health centers a

Our Mission: Helping Patients Prevail Over Serious Diseases

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Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and delivering innovative medicines for patients with serious and life-threatening diseases. We are exploring new approaches to treat diseases with significant unmet medical need. Through the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, we promote health equity and seek to improve health outcomes of populations disproportionately affected by serious diseases. Each day, our employees around the world are committed to working together for patients – it drives everything we do.

Booz Allen Data Scientists Challenge the Global Data Science Community to Change the World

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Last week, Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle announced the kick-off of the second annual Data Science Bowl. This year’s challenge calls on the global data science community to create a set of steps, or algorithms, to help transform diagnosis of heart disease. By putting data science to work in the cardiology field, data scientists can empower doctors to help people live longer and spend more time with those that they love.

Community Health Charities Reminds Men this Season: Don’t Forget Your Health

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Washington, D.C., September 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – For many men at this time of year, a certain topic weighs heavily on their minds: football. While preparing fantasy drafts, tailgating recipes and Sunday schedules, though, it’s important for men to remember to keep their health in check.

Health in the Workplace

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Dr. John Armstrong

Florida State Surgeon General

As we survey the health landscape, the top challenge we face in Florida is the challenge of weight. Only 36 percent of Floridians are at healthy weight; one quarter are obese and the rest are overweight. Over the next 20 years in Florida, obesity is expected to contribute to millions of cases of preventable chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer, costing an estimated $34 billion.

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