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Philips and Qualcomm Announce Strategic Collaboration to Advance Personalized Connected Health Care

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• Philips HealthSuite to serve as a global, secure data storage solution for Qualcomm Life’s medical-grade 2net™ Platform. 
• Qualcomm Life’s 2net Platform to provide medical-grade connectivity and integration for Philips and third-party medical devices for Philips HealthSuite connected care solutions and services.

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• Philips HealthSuite to serve as a global, secure data storage solution for Qualcomm Life’s medical-grade 2net™ Platform. 
• Qualcomm Life’s 2net Platform to provide medical-grade connectivity and integration for Philips and third-party medical devices for Philips HealthSuite connected care solutions and services.

BCBS Programs Work to Raise Awareness about Domestic Violence

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Domestic violence threatens the health and wellbeing of men, women and children across the country. In fact, domestic violence is so prevalent that one in four women will be a victim of domestic violence in her lifetime. Acting on the belief that everyone deserves to be healthy and safe, Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies have dedicated programs to provide support for victims and the prevention of domestic violence in their communities.

Anthem Blue Cross Partners With Community Organizations To Help Prevent Diabetes

Initiative links at-risk members with community health and wellness programs including faith-based, multicultural and women’s groups
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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., August 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Working with community groups such as Black Women for Wellness and Valley Jewish Community Center as well as large, national organizations, Anthem Blue Cross has launched an ambitious diabetes prevention program to educate, treat and support its members who are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Awards MMC $5M for Sustainable Lung Cancer Prevention and Screening in Maine

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PORTLAND, Maine, June 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has awarded a $5 million grant to Maine Medical Center (MMC) for the creation of a statewide initiative to improve the prevention, early detection and treatment of lung cancer in Maine, where incidence rates and deaths due to lung cancer are among the highest in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Using Trusted Members of Community to Reduce Fear of Lung Cancer Screening

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation-funded c-CARE project reaches high-risk populations in Georgia
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Once a week for four weeks last summer, Kita Mitcham gathered 25 of her friends, family and other members of the Good Hope Mission Baptist Church in Augusta, Georgia, to talk about lung cancer prevention and the benefits of early screening for the disease. Ms. Mitcham is one of about 45 community health workers who are educating nearly 500 people in 12 minority and underserved communities in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) about lung cancer prevention and screening.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Integrated Malaria Control Programs Reduce Disease Risk in Democratic Republic of Congo & Papua, Indonesia

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September 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Tenke Fungurume Mining, a Freeport-McMoRan company, implements an integrated malaria control program in the communities surrounding its operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to protect its workforce, as well as the community residing within the concession. This malaria control program is the first of its kind in the DRC. An indoor residual spraying program strives to reach all accessible households in the concession. In 2014 there was an 80 percent reduction in total workforce malaria incidence since the start of the program in 2008.

It’s Tax Day: We Can’t Help Your Employees with Their Taxes, But We CAN Help Them with Their Health

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WASHINGTON, April 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Community Health Charities can’t help your employees with their taxes, but they do partner with companies across the country to create programs that promote good health and encourage employee engagement.

Getting Your Employees Ready for Spring Cleaning?

Community Health Charities Encourages Employers to Make Colon Health Part of Everyone’s Checklist
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WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, but only if you are screened on schedule.  During Colon Cancer Awareness Month this March, Community Health Charities is partnering with the Colon Cancer Alliance to present an informative webinar titled Your Colon Can’t Wait: How Early Detection Can Save Your Life.  Employers and employees are encouraged to join this webinar on Tuesday, March 24 from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET to learn why it is so important to make colon health part of your spring cleaning checklist.

Will Your Employees Get Engaged This Valentine's Day?

Community Health Charities Encourages Employers to Engage Their Employees in Heart Health
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WASHINGTON, February 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – With heart disease and stroke currently the two most widespread and costly health problems facing our nation – accounting  for more than $312 billion in health care spending and lost productivity – it’s time to get your employees engaged in heart health.

More than 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States each year, or one of every four U.S. deaths. The term “heart disease” refers to several types of heart conditions. The most common type is coronary artery disease, which can cause heart attack and heart failure.   

Help Your Employees Keep Their New Year's Resolutions in 2015

Community Health Charities Encourages Employers to Focus on Prevention & Early Detection
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Washington, DC, January 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On average, nearly 50% of Americans will make a New Year’s resolution.  Many of these resolutions will focus on health.  Community Health Charities is encouraging employers to help their employees keep their health resolutions in 2015 by focusing on early detection and prevention. 

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