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10/23/2014 7:30:30 AMLung cancer is the number one cancer killer of women Sponsorship of American Lung Association LUNG FORCE initiative will help raise lung cancer awareness, change misconceptions DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2014-- Covidien (NYSE: COV) is joining forces with the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE movement to raise awareness of the threat that lung cancer poses to women. As Education Sponsor of LUNG FORCE, the company is working to promote greater understanding of lung cancer. …
10/22/2014 8:00:00 AMCovidien-World Stroke Organization Survey Shows Low Knowledge of Stroke Prevention, Treatment Options Dublin, Ireland and Geneva – Oct. 22, 2014 – Despite its being the second leading cause of death worldwide, many people still do not recognize the threat stroke poses and the warning signs associated with it, according to a new public opinion study sponsored by Covidien and the World Stroke Organization (WSO). …
10/17/2014 8:00:26 AMDUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 17, 2014-- Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) today announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut has granted a preliminary injunction against Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company. This injunction results from a lawsuit filed by …
World Stroke Day
Covidien has joined with the World Stroke Organization and other organizations around the globe to recognize World Stroke Day on October 29. Through our Take 2…Tell 2 campaign, we are helping raise awareness about the signs and symptoms of stroke and what to do if they occur. We’re encouraging everyone to take two minutes to learn about the signs and symptoms of stroke, to share that knowledge with two other people and then tell their stroke story through social media using the hashtag #Take2forStroke.
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