• Astrazeneca HealthCare Foundation Connections for Cardiovascular Health at the Westminster Free Clinic Zumbathon and check donation on Feb. 21, 2015.

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    Nonprofit Funding Opportunities from AstraZeneca Now Open for a Limited Time

    At AstraZeneca we are deeply committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of people and the communities in which they live. This commitment extends beyond our medicines. AstraZeneca and the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation are both offering funding to eligible nonprofits in the months of January and February 2016 to advance positive outcomes for patients and communities.

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    Three Companies Collaborate to End Coronary Heart Disease for Good

    This could be the beginning of the end for coronary heart disease and its consequences. Cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death globally, accounting for approximately one out of every three deaths. Something must be done, but tackling a health crisis of this magnitude can seem daunting. How can we accelerate our efforts, and how can we improve upon current research models to make an impact faster?

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    5 Ways Fit2Me Can Help You Make Lifestyle Changes in 2016

    With the New Year upon us, you may be contemplating making lifestyle changes to live healthier and take better care of your type 2 diabetes. That’s terrific – however, as you choose the changes you want to make in the year ahead don’t try to change too much too quickly.

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    A Look Back At 2015

    In 2015, AstraZeneca Health Connections told dozens of stories about our business, our medicines, patients and our role in the community. We took you from scientific conferences to Machu Picchu to programs and initiatives we support across the United States. As the year winds to a close, join us in taking a look back at some of our favorite posts from the last 12 months.

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    AstraZeneca Awarded in Workplace Equality, Employee Support

    Over the past few months AstraZeneca has received recognition from several organizations, awarding our efforts in workplace equality, employee support and individual achievements. These accomplishments illustrate our commitment as a company to foster a successful work environment for all our employees.

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    Potential of Innovative Payment Models Examined at Thought Leader Dinner

    The U.S. healthcare system can easily be described as one of the most complex in the world, with intertwining relationships between payers, providers and patients. While the medical community has made significant strides in developing breakthrough medicines, there is more work to do to ensure patients can access and pay for them. Many believe innovative payment models that tie the cost of medications to value could support more cost-effective healthcare and give patients access to groundbreaking treatments.

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    New Resource Available to Help Fight the Flu

    Despite the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations that every eligible individual 6 months and older gets a seasonal flu vaccine, only about 42.6 percent of Americans are vaccinated each year. Vaccination rates vary by age group and among ethnicities and Hispanic adults have the lowest rate of vaccination at 33.1 percent. While Hispanic children have a relatively high vaccination rate (66 percent), people of all ages are at risk for flu-related illness, so vaccination shouldn’t be limited to the young.

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    How a Pink Tutu is Impacting Metastatic Breast Cancer

    Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a life-changing experience, not only for the patient but also for his or her family. Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) – the most advanced form of breast cancer – can be particularly emotional for caregivers to face because they must adjust to the fact that their loved one will have cancer for the rest of her life. While an MBC diagnosis is not something anyone takes lightheartedly, laughter can be helpful to successfully manage the journey.

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    Redefining the Value of Care

    Changes are happening right before our eyes as the world moves on from a one-size-fits-all approach. With recent advancements in wearables and mobile health technology, we are able to see what was once invisible – our steps, our calories, our sleep patterns. As patients and consumers, we’re becoming accountable. We’re demanding answers to questions. We’re taking our health into our own hands.

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    Confronting Type 2 Diabetes, a National Epidemic

    The statistics are staggering: healthcare experts say that diabetes – the chronic disease that affects more than 29 million Americans today – has reached epidemic proportions. The cost of diabetes in 2012 in the United States was $245 billion in healthcare expenses, and authorities predict that if historic trends continue, there could be as many as one-in-three people living with diabetes by 2050.

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Three Companies Collaborate to End Coronary Heart Disease for Good

This could be the beginning of the end for coronary heart disease and its consequences. Cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death globally, accounting for approximately one out of every three deaths. Something must be done, but tackling a health crisis of this magnitude can seem daunting. How can we accelerate our efforts, and how can we improve upon current research models to make an impact faster?

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Astrazeneca HealthCare Foundation Connections for Cardiovascular Health at the Westminster Free Clinic Zumbathon and check donation on Feb. 21, 2015.

Nancy Newman Photography
(714) 317-1518
NancyNB@earthlink.net

Nonprofit Funding Opportunities from AstraZeneca Now Open for a Limited Time

At AstraZeneca we are deeply committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of people and the communities in which they live. This commitment extends beyond our medicines. AstraZeneca and the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation are both offering funding to eligible nonprofits in the months of January and February 2016 to advance positive outcomes for patients and communities.