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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.

2010-07-09 10:55:00

ATLANTA, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- When a 7.0-magnitude earthquake reduced major parts of Haiti to rubble, members of the Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD), a humanitarian alliance, rallied to provide vital medical supplies and life-saving medicines to victims.

2010-05-14 07:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Relief International announced today that CSL Behring has donated life-saving medicines valued at more than $100,000 to assist earthquake victims in Haiti who are at risk of tetanus or hepatitis B infections.

2010-01-22 15:32:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc.

2010-01-20 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the need for health care assistance mounts in Haiti after last week's catastrophic earthquake, America's pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies continue to provide help.

2010-01-18 19:36:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Working directly with humanitarian partners to help address the growing health care crisis, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) is expanding its support for relief efforts in Haiti.

2010-01-15 11:29:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it is donating $550,000 in support of relief efforts to assist the victims of the earthquake in Haiti.

2010-01-15 07:00:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Henry Schein, Inc.

2010-01-13 20:10:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and its philanthropic foundation the Abbott Fund have committed to provide $1 million in initial humanitarian aid in response to the earthquake in Haiti.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.