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2010-12-20 11:15:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares and Baxter International Inc. have teamed to deliver additional lifesaving intravenous (IV) solutions to Haiti as part of their ongoing effort to stem the cholera outbreak.

2010-11-24 11:49:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Free Clinics (NAFC) is urging volunteers to give back to their community by registering now for the large one-day free medical clinic for uninsured Carolinians to be held in Charlotte next month.

2010-11-12 15:08:00

Additional shipments of lifesaving medicines being expedited STAMFORD, Conn., Nov.

2010-10-29 12:10:00


2010-10-27 11:00:00

$1.8 million commitment to support medical assistance around the world and across the U.S. STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares has received its largest corporate donation ever with a $1.8 million commitment from OdysseyRe, a Stamford, Connecticut-based company.

2010-10-05 15:14:00

DETROIT, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Water is now receding in parts of the flood-affected Pakistan, and only now is the true devastation of the world's worst disaster becoming apparent. Not only have homes been damaged but, in many cases, all the belongings have been wiped away by the floods.

2010-10-04 10:00:00

Thousands of women expected to receive education and treatment STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals have made a three-year commitment to expand early breast cancer detection and treatment in Cambodia in hopes of increasing survival rates.

2010-10-04 06:00:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Months after earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and China, and a flood in Pakistan shattered the lives of hundreds of thousands of survivors, Henry Schein, Inc.

2010-10-01 14:03:00

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered to Qatar Airways its( )12th Boeing 777-300ER (extended range). The new airplane was used in support of humanitarian efforts to deliver relief supplies to flood victims in Pakistan.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.