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2011-06-06 08:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 5, CVS/pharmacy kicked-off its 10th annual in-store fundraising campaign -- "Researching a Cure" -- to support the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Funds raised through the campaign benefit the ALS Therapy Alliance (ATA), a leading organization dedicated to advancing ALS research. Through the Researching a Cure campaign, CVS/pharmacy has raised more than $23 million in its stores and online at www.cvs.com, to fund new...

2010-10-01 07:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In just 21 days, CVS/pharmacy's ninth annual in-store fundraising campaign to support the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) brought in $4.1 million. The funds raised by the campaign will be donated to the Boston-based ALS Therapy Alliance (ATA) to support the funding of new clinical research aimed at developing new therapies for ALS patients and focused on the ultimate goal of finding a cure for ALS. This donation brings the total...

2010-06-07 09:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy has kicked-off its ninth annual in-store fundraising campaign to support the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Since 2002, CVS/pharmacy has partnered with the ALS Therapy Alliance (ATA) to help advance ALS research. To date, CVS/pharmacy has raised more than $19 million in its stores--a single $1 donation at a time--to support the funding of new clinical research with the aim of discovering a treatment or cure for this...

2009-06-08 08:00:00

National Campaign runs from June 7 - 27 WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy has kicked-off its annual in-store fundraising campaign to support the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Since 2002, CVS/pharmacy has partnered with the ALS Therapy Alliance (ATA) to help advance ALS research. To date, CVS/pharmacy has raised more than $15 million in its stores -- a single $1 donation at a time -- to support the funding of new clinical trials with the aim of...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.