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The Scleroderma Foundation Applauds Introduction of First Bill in the Senate Promoting Research and Awareness of Scleroderma

DANVERS, Mass., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation applauds Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) for introducing S. 1545, the "Scleroderma Research and Awareness Act" in the United States Senate. This important legislation, co-sponsored by Senator Charles Schume...

ARDS Promotes Awareness with New Campaign

This ARDS Awareness Video video was created generously by Accent Media, in PA, after the creative director lost his beloved mother to ARDS. Accent Media donated their time, expertise and dedication to help create awareness of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS.) ...

Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic Views Representative Henry Waxman's Denial of Restless Leg Syndrome as a Sign of General Lack of Awareness of the Sleep Disorder

Patients and physicians familiar with the symptoms of and treatments for Restless Leg Syndrome respond to Rep. Henry Waxman's denial of the sleep disorder. Waxman's statements also bring to light the overall lack of awareness about the disease among Americans. Atlanta, ...

Questcor and Child Neurology Foundation Announce Creation of Infantile Spasms Awareness Week

UNION CITY, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR ) today announced that it has joined with the Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) to officially support the creation of Infantile Spasms (IS) Awareness Week. The first annual IS Awareness We...

Look Good...Feel Better Launches Salon Awareness Campaign During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Beauty Professionals Encouraged to Share Educational Materials in Their Salons in October WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Look Good. . .Feel Better , a national public service program created to help women cope with the appearance-related changes of...

The International Association of Fire Fighters and Masimo Team Up on a New Global Campaign to Raise Awareness of Carbon Monoxide-Related Death and Injury Risks for Fire Fighters

IRVINE, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and Masimo jointly announced the launch of a new international health and safety initiative aimed at educating fire fighters about the duty-related dangers of carbo...

IHPA Launches Consumer Awareness Campaign for Hurricane Protection

LANTANA, Fla., July 22 /PRNewswire/ --- Tom Johnston, President of the International Hurricane Protection Association (IHPA), announced today the launching of the ' Get the Number' consumer awareness campaign. "The ' Get the Number ' campaign is an educational tool to let consu...

Leading Blood Centers, LifeSource and Central Blood Bank, Spotlight a Unique Donor Population During National Hereditary Hemochromatosis Awareness Month

CHICAGO, JULY 14 /PRNewswire/ -- According to America's Blood Centers, every two seconds someone is in need of blood - and during the summer season the need is even more profound. In honor of National Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HH) Awareness Month in July, two of the nation's...

Actor Chris Noth to Share Story of Loss in National Life Insurance Awareness Month

ARLINGTON, Va., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer and fall, Chris Noth will team with the insurance industry to help tackle a big problem facing far too many American families -- the lack of adequate financial protection through life insurance. Noth, star of Sex and the City and Law & Orde...

Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation Introduces New Brochure During Cord Blood Awareness Month to Address Critical Education Gap

Published Data Reinforces Need for Better Cord Blood Education BROOKEVILLE, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expectant parents are poorly informed about cord blood banking, according to a study published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicin e . In fact, of the expectant...

Cord Blood Awareness Month: Understanding Still Low, Despite Medical Advancements

SAN BRUNO, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite rapid advances using a child's own cord blood stem cells in regenerative therapies to repair damaged tissue due to injury or disease, most pregnant women today don't learn about the ability to save their newborn's cord blood. According to research ...

NAMI Observes Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

ARLINGTON, Va., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reminds Americans that July is Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, a time for public education about serious mental illness in diverse communities. In 2008, the...

CPF Announces Dates for Seventh Annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week

2009 Awareness Efforts Set for August and September, PF Week Sept. 14 - 21 SAN JOSE, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today it has scheduled its 2009 National Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Week for September 14-21, 2009. Th...

Helen Sher Launches Her Rosacea Awareness Campaign 2009 to Help Sufferers of this Distressing Condition

To raise awareness about Rosacea, Dr Rajendra Sharma, Medical Director at the Diagnostic Clinic in London and Helen Sher, Founder of The Sher System, a drug-free therapy that has revolutionised the treatment of acne and rosacea have launched The Rosacea Awareness Campaign in the UK. ...

Statement of James P. Firman President and CEO, National Council on Aging on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day , the National Council on Aging (NCOA) urges Congress to pass the Elder Justice Act which will provide more protection at the federal level, ensuring that older Americans will not have to live in fear...

Salient Mobility Launches the 'Text For a Cause(TM)' Campaign in Raising Awareness Through Wireless Health Tips

ATLANTA, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Mobility LLC, a leading provider of mobile content, today announced the launch of the 2009 " Text For a Cause(TM) " campaign, which will enable wireless participants to receive health related tips from organizations such as the Georgia Cancer Foundation ...

The Headwear Association Kicks Off the Beginning of Summer With a National Public Awareness Campaign - Hat Day in the Sun

Thousands of free hats will be distributed to promote the benefit of wearing the right hat to protect against the harmful rays of the sun CHICAGO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With 90 percent of all skin cancers caused by sun exposure, The Headwear Association (THA) is once again launc...

PhRMA Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness of Success of Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the debate over comprehensive healthcare reform now in full swing, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is launching a new national broadcast advertising campaign touting the importance and success of free-market initiatives s...

Satellite Healthcare Raises Kidney Awareness in Sacramento

Kidney Health Education in the Golden State's Capital MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced their participation at the Sacramen...

GECKO Founder to Race 135 Miles Across Death Valley in the Badwater Ultramarathon to Raise Funds and Awareness for New Nonprofit Dedicated to Helping Kids Get Outdoors

PAGOSA SPRINGS, Colo., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 13, 2009, founder of GECKO and ultra runner, Morgan Murri, will run the Badwater Ultramarathon across Death Valley to raise awareness and funds for his non-profit organization, GECKO, whose outdoor scholarships are intended to get kids "unplugg...

Weber Shandwick Chosen By National Marrow Donor Program(R) To Head Awareness Campaign

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, Minn., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minneapolis-St. Paul office of Weber Shandwick has been chosen by the National Marrow Donor Program to head the organization's largest annual awareness campaign. The "Be The Match(SM) Marrowthon" campaign, which runs June 8-22, will work to r...

HealthYes! Promotes Osteoporosis Awareness at the Austin Mommy & Baby Expo

Austin, Texas-based HealthYes!™ teamed up with St. David's HealthCare on Sunday, May 17, to promote osteoporosis awareness among young women at the Mommy & Baby Expo 2009 at the Palmer Events Center (900 Barton Springs Rd.) in Austin. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 4...

Sacred Heart Hospital Starts to Expose Students to Stroke Awareness at an Early Age

Kids Learn the Link between Healthy Living and Reducing Health Risks EAU CLAIRE, Wisc., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten year olds aren't typically at risk for stroke, but lifestyle habits developed at this age could lead to stroke risk factors. A program run by Sacred Heart Hospital offers ele...

iUniverse Hosts Canadian Storytellers, Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Advocate for BookExpo America 2009 Book Signings

NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- iUniverse , the leading provider of self-publishing and marketing services for authors around the globe, is hosting Canadian storytellers Elisabeth Richards and Bruce Lord, and cystic fibrosis awareness advocate Margarete Cassalina, at a pair of free book si...

Snoring Isn't Sexy Launches Public Awareness Campaign

Snoring: Your Dentist Can Test So You Can Rest New York (Vocus) May 28, 2009 -- There is a not-so-silent killer in this country, and most who are vulnerable to it, don't even know. Snoring is more than an annoyance. It's both a symptom and a condition that signals ser...

Joint Replacement Consumer Awareness Campaign Endorsed by Prominent Orthopaedic Scientist

Leading joint replacement scientist says the BoneSmart.org consumer awareness campaign extends the mission statement of surgeons and adds great valuable to prospective joint patients. (PRWEB) May 24, 2009 -- Dr. Ian Clarke, medical researcher and founder of the Peterson...

The Gout & Uric Acid Education Society (GUAES) Announces New Survey Results Highlighting Major Gaps in Public Awareness of Gout

New Findings Released on the Third Annual Gout Awareness Day (May 22) NEW YORK, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gout & Uric Acid Education Society announced today that new survey results reveal alarming gaps in the public's awareness of gout, a painful and potentially debilitating form of ar...

Taking a Bite Out of Rabies: Merial Provides Rabies Awareness and Prevention Training to Noah's Wish Pet Disaster Relief Organization

1,000 Volunteers Trained Across the US and Canada DULUTH, Ga., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to the welfare of animals and raising public awareness about rabies, Merial Pet Vaccines has partnered with Noah's Wish, an international, nonprofit pet disaster relief organizati...

AIDS Action Observes HIV Vaccine Awareness Day: Reason to Hope

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every nine and a half minutes someone in the United States is infected with HIV. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that approximately 56,300 individuals became infected with HIV in 2006 alone. There are over 1.1 million peo...

The Scleroderma Foundation Applauds Introduction of First Bill In Congress Promoting Research and Awareness of Scleroderma

DANVERS, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation applauds Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) and Rep. Vern Ehlers (R-MI) for introducing H.R. 2408, the " Scleroderma Research and Awareness Act" in the House of Representatives today. This bipartisan legislation gives hope to the estimated 300...

Uno Chicago Grill(R) Partners With American Celiac Disease Alliance to Raise Money During Celiac Awareness Month in May

BOSTON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Uno Chicago Grill (R) ( www.unos.com ) will host a national Dough Rai$er beginning May 25 through 31 to benefit the American Celiac Disease Alliance ( www.americanceliac.org ) in support of National Celiac Awareness Month in May. "Getting families to eat ou...

HealthCentral.com Collaborates With BreastCancer.org, Providing Quality Awareness Sponsorships to #1 Breast Cancer Resource Online

ARLINGTON, Va., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthCentral ( www.HealthCentral.com ), the leading collection of online condition-specific consumer health and wellness experiences, today announced a new collaboration with BreastCancer.org ( www.BreastCancer.org ), the number one online r...

Health Care Professionals Offer Free Consultations for National Stroke Awareness Month

Health care professionals offer free workshops with an emphasis on smoking cessation to raise public awareness of stroke and assist individuals in lowering their risk factors, in order to improve their quality of life. Niles, Michigan (PRWEB) May 7, 2009 -- For the 22nd...

SAMHSA Honors Goldie Hawn, Youth Across the Country in Celebration of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

Hawn, Sabrina Bryan, Solomon Trimble, and more than 40 mental health and child-serving organizations join SAMHSA to increase awareness of children's mental health WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight young performers living with mental health challenges from across the country j...

Public Lacks Awareness of Serious Disease With Life-Threatening Complications

May is National Lupus Awareness Month WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Most women likely can describe warning signs and health risks associated with breast cancer and heart disease, but according to a recent online survey relatively few are aware of another potentially fatal dise...

Hospira Launches Biologics 'Clock' and Web Resource to Raise Awareness of Potential Biogenerics' Impact

- Clock Shows $1,331 Per Second In Biologic Drug Sales - LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP ), the world leader in generic injectable pharmaceuticals, today launched a clock tracking real-time U.S. prescription sales of costly biologic drugs as part ...

Frost & Sullivan: Rising Public Awareness Promoting Acceptance of Infection Surveillance Systems Across Europe

LONDON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Initiatives taken by European governments and healthcare authorities to install infection surveillance systems have aimed at improving efficiency levels and reducing expenditures. However, the lack of basic level automation is proving to be a major challenge. (Lo...

National Survey: Parents Report Increased Awareness of Risks of Teen Prescription Drug Abuse, But Preventative Action Lags

Media Plays Major Role in Prompting Parent-Teen Discussions about Substance Abuse Mothers Take the Lead in Monitoring, Dads Have Opportunity to Engage More with Kids NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 14th annual national survey of parents' attitudes about teen drug and alcoh...

EHE International and the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation Celebrate Lupus Awareness Month in Rockefeller Plaza

The Ad Council's "Could I Have Lupus?" PSA campaign featured in display window through May 31, 2009 NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The S.L.E. Lupus Foundation, a leading organization in the fight against lupus, is kicking off Lupus Awareness Month by unveiling a 115-sq ft ...

Guardian Highlights Significance of Critical Illness Insurance During National Stroke Awareness Month

Coverage Can Provide an Unrestricted Financial Lifeline for Americans Struggling With Serious Illnesses NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian) supports National Stroke Awareness Month in May and asks families, business owners, benefits decisi...
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