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PPG Advances Sustainability to Protect and Beautify the World

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PPG (NYSE:PPG) today published its 2018 Sustainability Report, detailing the company’s performance and progress against its 2025 sustainability goals that contribute to its purpose and promise: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD™. Last year, PPG embedded additional sustainable practices into its operations, introduced new sustainably advantaged products for customers, …

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Gelesis Granted FDA Clearance to Market PLENITY™ — a New Prescription Aid in Weight Management

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gelesis, a biotechnology company developing first-in-class hydrogel therapeutics to treat obesity and other chronic diseases related to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Company’s lead product candidate, PLENITY™ (Gelesis100), as an aid in weight management in adults with …

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Introducing SpotOn Virtual Smart Fence – The First and Only Mobile Dog Containment and Tracking System

BEDFORD, N.H.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SpotOn Virtual Smart Fence is the first and only dog containment and tracking system that allows dog owners to take their dogs and virtual smart fence wherever they go. Using state-of-the-art, patented technology and professionally-developed training programs, SpotOn Virtual Smart Fence lets you program containment areas simply by …

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PerkinElmer Genomics Introduces Physician-Ordered Genetic Screening Test for Proactive Health Management

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, in collaboration with Helix, PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world, launched GenePrism: Actionable Insights, a new genetic screening test, offering the most comprehensive clinical-grade DNA sequencing and interpretation on the market right now, for anyone who wants to learn about underlying …

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ADDING MULTIMEDIA New Study: Over-the-Counter (OTC) Products Used by Millions of Americans Saves Healthcare System Billions Annually

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released a new study, “Value of OTC Medicines to the U.S. Healthcare System,” that found, on average, each dollar spent on over-the-counter (OTC) medicines saves the U.S. healthcare system approximately $7.20, totaling nearly $146 billion in annual savings. In partnership with Information …

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P&G Sets New Goal to Deliver 25 Billion Liters of Clean Drinking Water to Families in Need Worldwide

CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This World Water Day, Procter & Gamble (P&G) is celebrating the achievement of its 2020 goal of delivering 15 billion liters of clean drinking water through its non-profit Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program. P&G is now accelerating its efforts to help provide clean drinking water to even more …

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ADDING MULTIMEDIA AIA Unveils its Vision of Aerospace in 2050: Flying Cars, Supersonic Jets, Space Tourism & More

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) is laying out its vision for the future — one that includes morning commutes via flying air taxi, supersonic business travel between continents, and an emerging market for space-based research and manufacturing in 2050 — in a new study launched with an …

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