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Portee Insurance Inaugurates Charity Program in The Greater DC Area, And Debuts With Campaign Providing Funds For Critically Ill Children at The Children’s Inn
11/14/2014 4:54:54 PM
Greater DC Area – Located in the Greater DC area, Portee Insurance announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by …
Pinnacle One Insurance Continues Its Community Program in San Jose, California, This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign Offering Relief to a Freshman in High School Who Lost Her Father
11/14/2014 3:49:34 PM
San Jose, CA – With a new charity campaign in California, Pinnacle One Insurance looks to offer help to Faith, a high school freshman who recently lost her father to a sudden death. Pinnacle seeks to help raise $3,000 to contribute to Faith’s college fund, as she not only hopes to build a professional career that would have made her father, Mario Torres, proud, but also …
Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim "Runs" to support vital programs in Diabetes and Stroke
11/14/2014 11:21:37 AM
Keeping with the tradition of raising awareness amongst employees around disease areas and supporting programmes that have a positive global impact, Boehringer Ingelheim organized the first joint run between Metabolism and Cardiovascular therapeutic areas to support both the World Stroke Organisation (WSO) and the "Life for a Child Programme" of the International Diabetes …
Study predicts likely Ebola cases entering UK and US through airport screening
Study predicts likely Ebola cases entering UK and US through airport screening
11/14/2014 10:03:39 AM
Researchers at the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and Global Health  have found that screening for Ebola at airports could be an effective method for preventing the spread of the disease into the UK and US, but due to the long incubation period of the virus, screening won’t detect all cases. Published in the Lancet medical journal, the study used a …
Ride 2 Recovery And GE Veterans Network Launch New Program To Help Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injuries, Post Traumatic Stress And Depression
11/14/2014 9:53:47 AM
The GE Veterans Network (GEVN) and Ride 2 Recovery (R2R) have kicked off a new program that is designed to generate awareness and support for America’s healing heroes who have returned from military service with Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), depression and other wounds.  “This is an exciting partnership that will combine the passion, commitment, …
WEDI leading change in healthcare data standards and B2B integration
11/14/2014 9:33:43 AM
The following blog post was written by WEDI member and sponsor Rod Gifford of IBM. Similar articles can be found by visiting the IBM blog . I had an opportunity on behalf of IBM to attend the WEDI annual fall conference in October. If you are in the healthcare industry you are probably familiar with the organization. If not as their website states WEDI is the …
Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Affiliates Gear Up For ACA Open Enrollment
11/14/2014 9:24:35 AM
With the next Affordable Care Act open enrollment period beginning on Saturday, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood affiliates nationwide are gearing up to help ensure women and families have the information they need to enroll in affordable health insurance plans on the Marketplace, with enrollment events and new digital tools on the …
Booth Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in Mount Vernon, WA, and Debuts with Campaign to Support Local Student Seriously Injured in Hiking Accident
Booth Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in Mount Vernon, WA, and Debuts with Campaign to Support Local Student Seriously Injured in Hiking Accident
11/13/2014 7:39:24 PM
Mount Vernon, WA – Located in Mount Vernon, WA, Booth Insurance Agency announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support …
E-Cigarette Use Jumps 60 Percent in One Year; No Progress in Reducing Cigarette and Cigar Use
11/13/2014 4:49:41 PM
Results from a new study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show a 61 percent increase in e-cigarette use among high school students. This dramatic increase in e-cigarette use comes at a time when cigarette and cigar use among high school students remains unchanged at 12.7 and 11.9 percent, respectively. While cigar use continues to be the …
NFL honors Georgia Tech-Emory team for brain injury detection system
NFL honors Georgia Tech-Emory team for brain injury detection system
11/13/2014 4:46:17 PM
The National Football League (NFL), GE and UnderArmour have selected a team of physicians and engineers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University as winners in the Head Health Challenge II, a competition for new innovations intended to speed diagnosis and improve treatment for concussions. The Atlanta-based team was awarded for development of iDETECT …
Roche Receives FDA Clearance for Strep A Test on cobas Liat System
11/13/2014 4:41:56 PM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided 510(k) clearance for the cobas® Strep A test for the detection of group A streptococcus bacterial (Strep A) DNA in throat swab specimens. The cobas Strep A test runs on the cobas Liat System, a molecular point of care diagnostic system, which will be launched later …
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant At Sepsis, Guillain Barre and Critical Care Cardiology Symposium
11/13/2014 11:47:56 AM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen attended an educational symposium presented by the Athens Classic City Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, Georgia on November 12, 2014. About the Symposium: Dr. Nehal Bhatt of Athens Pulmonology and the medical director of the St. Mary’s …
Elsevier Presents Report on Global Research Landscape of Brain Research
11/13/2014 10:14:28 AM
With nearly one in four people worldwide estimated to suffer from brain or neurological disorders1, Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today released a ground-breaking, comprehensive report on the current state of global brain research: Brain Science: Mapping the Landscape of Brain and Neuroscience …
Nottingham Dentist Has Potentially Infected 22,000 Patients With HIV
Nottingham Dentist Has Potentially Infected 22,000 Patients With HIV
11/13/2014 6:38:58 AM
Dentist Desmond D’Mello of Daybrook Dental Practice in Nottingham worked on 22,000 patients over his 32 years of practice, but appears not to have taken the most basic precautions to prevent the spread of blood borne infections between patients putting thousands of dental patients at serious risk of contracting life threatening diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis and other serious …
How to Reduce Pimples Using Natural and Gentle Pimple Remedies
11/12/2014 10:07:22 PM
QUEENSLAND, Australia November 2014 – The presence of severe acne can affect sufferers profoundly, not only through physical discomfort but socially and psychologically as well. These side effects are not only related to clinical severity; even mild acne can cause skin irritation and feelings of low self-esteem and worth. While roughly 85 per cent of young people between …
Stanford University Invites Music Therapy Documentary Fellow to Speak
Stanford University Invites Music Therapy Documentary Fellow to Speak
11/12/2014 12:29:00 PM
On Friday, November 14th, at 1:15 PM PST, Jody Wilfong, a Board Certified Music Therapist, will be presenting at Stanford University’s Center for Music Research and Acoustics in the Knoll building. Jody, a seasoned Music Therapist with over 20 years of experience received her Master’s and Bachelor’s of Music in Music Therapy from Michigan State University will speak on …
New Charity Campaign Inaugurated by Devery Prince Agency in Alaska Raises Funds to Help a Local Cancer Patient Pay For Medical Bills
New Charity Campaign Inaugurated by Devery Prince Agency in Alaska Raises Funds to Help a Local Cancer Patient Pay For Medical Bills
11/12/2014 11:00:18 AM
Wasilla, AK – With agencies in Wasilla and Anchorage, Alaska, Devery Prince Agency divulges a remarkable charity campaign as part of its ongoing Community Program. The agency looks to help raise funds for a local woman fighting a brain tumor.  The agency announces that those with a heart for supporting Wasilla’s community member Rena, the designer and founder of Mocha Moose, …
Agilent Technologies Introduces New Column Innovations for Biotherapeutics Development
11/12/2014 10:20:12 AM
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the AdvanceBio RP-mAb , a reversed-phase column optimized to separate monoclonal antibodies. The AdvanceBio RP-mAb-the latest in a series of products in the AdvanceBio family-is part of Agilent’s extensive R&D effort to support biological research and drug development by increasing the accuracy and productivity of …
New Charity Campaign Inaugurated by Chris Humphrey Insurance Agency in North Carolina Raises Funds to Build Awareness And Help Find a Cure For Alzheimer’s
New Charity Campaign Inaugurated by Chris Humphrey Insurance Agency in North Carolina Raises Funds to Build Awareness And Help Find a Cure For Alzheimer’s
11/12/2014 10:06:51 AM
Kinston and Goldsboro, North Carolina – With agencies in Kinston and Goldsboro, North Carolina, Chris Humphrey Insurance celebrates the beginning of a new charity campaign as part of its ongoing Community Program, now looking to raise funds to help raise awareness and find a cure for Alzheimer’s. The agency announces that those with a heart for supporting families and people …
NIH, Amgen Foundation and the Foundation for the NIH announce collaboration to support undergraduate research opportunities
11/12/2014 10:03:24 AM
Undergraduate students will learn lab work and science leadership skills with mentors from the National Institutes of Health as one of 17 facilities taking part in the Amgen Scholars Program to prepare students for careers in science.  Beginning in 2015, NIH will participate as a host institution, appointing candidates who meet both the NIH and Amgen Scholars requirements. …