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AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases.

AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

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  • Seven Ways to Support Awareness during Mental Illness Awareness Week 5 October 2015 15:17 BST

    “Are you okay?” “How are you doing?” “Do you want to talk?” From time to time, many of us can’t help but feel the stress of pressures in our daily life. But for the nearly one in five Americans who suffer from mental health disorders each year, hearing one of these...