On PR Newswire: FOX Announces Key Leadership for New Company, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Map of Opioid Abuse Released

With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy.

20th Century Fox

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FOX Announces Key Leadership Appointments for New Company to Be Formed Following Close of the Disney Transaction

Lachlan Murdoch, the future chairman and CEO of FOX, the company to be spun-off in connection with the merger with Walt Disney Co., announced on Oct. 2 key leadership appointments across the company’s sports, distribution, ad sales operations, and corporate functions.

American Cancer Society - October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know and How You Can Help

As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins, the American Cancer Society says remarkable progress against the disease should not obscure the significant challenges remaining.

The Police: Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings

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The Police: Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings

Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings (Polydor/UMG) is a six-vinyl-LP box set that brings together the Police’s entire recorded studio albums, as well as a 12-track sixth disc entitled Flexible Strategies which contains exclusive bonus material of non-album recordings and B-sides.

Nobel Prizes

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Two IEEE Life Fellows Honored with 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics

IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, is proud to announce that two IEEE Life Fellows, Dr. Arthur Ashkin and Dr. Gérard Mourou, and Scientist Donna Strickland, were awarded the prestigious 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. All honorees have been dedicated contributors to the photonics community and received the inclusive citation “for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics.”

FAIR Health: Opioid Abuse and Dependence Claim Lines (as a percentage of total medical claim lines by state) - State Map

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FAIR Health Releases State-by-State Visualizations of Opioid Abuse and Dependence

FAIR Health has released an online interactive heat map at fairhealth.org/states-by-the-numbers/map showing new findings on opioid abuse and dependence diagnoses and procedures for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The innovative visualizations, issued in conjunction with a white paper on regional and state variations in opioid-related treatment, allow Americans throughout the country to see a snapshot of the opioid crisis in their particular state or across states.

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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists.  He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.

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