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Announcing U.S. Programs
Merck for Mothers has made an initial commitment of $6 million dedicated to reducing the number of women in the U.S. who die from complications of pregnancy and childbirth. We are working with national and local maternal health organizations to enhance community initiatives, implement standard approaches and strengthen data collection and reviews. Learn more
MERCK FOR MOTHERS
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT TEMODAR® (temozolomide) CAPSULES and TEMOZOLOMIDE CAPSULES (GENERIC)
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IMPORTANT TEMODAR® INFORMATION
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MEETING THE EBOLA CHALLENGE
Ebola remains a global threat and stopping the epidemic is an international health priority.
Did you know? Just 2 hours and 30 minutes of physical activity a week can reduce your risk for heart disease. Learn more.
About 85.6 million Americans are living with some form of cardiovascular disease or after-effects of stroke. Learn more.
Be safe when you exercise. If you’re exercising outside, dress for the weather, wear reflectors and light colors if you'll be out when it’s dark, and carry a cell phone with you. Learn more.
Every year, more than 800,000 Americans receive medical attention for dog bites; at least half of them are children. Learn more about things you can do to prevent dog bites.
Rethink your drink! Most people try to reduce their calorie intake by focusing on food, but another way to cut calories may be to think about what you drink. Learn more about alternative beverage options.