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150 Children, Celebrities With Type 1 Diabetes Converge on Capitol Hill for JDRF's Children's Congress 2009

Kid Delegates Meet Elected Officials, Testify at Senate Hearing, and Urge Legislators To Request Fund Research WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 150 children and teenagers throughout the U.S. with type 1 diabetes are in Washington, D.C. this week to advocate for funding...

More Than 80 Celebrities to Come Together at the 20th Anniversary A Time for Heroes Celebrity Carnival Sponsored by Disney to Benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

-Star-studded Event with Concert by Miley Cyrus Takes Place on Sunday, June 7, in Los Angeles- LOS ANGELES, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, June 7, L.A.'s most talked about family carnival and picnic turns 20! More than 80 celebrities will be on hand at the 20th annual A...

Audi Teamed Up With Star Quarterback Tom Brady and Celebrities to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities

- Fundraising and participation record at this year's Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port - Star-studded High Gear tailgating gala and post-ride celebrations - Audi Q7 TDI clean diesel fleet to reduce the event's carbon footprint HERNDON, Va., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Audi an...

Video: Celebrities and Thousands of Walkers Unite at Nation's Capitol to Raise Awareness About Seizures and Epilepsy

WASHINGTON, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of epilepsy advocates, caregivers, patients and their families joined television stars and sports celebrities at the nation's Capitol today to support the third annual National Walk for Epilepsy. Over the past two years, the event has raised more than...

Video: Celebrities and Professional Athletes Invite the Public to Join them at the Third Annual National Walk for Epilepsy on March 28, in Washington, D.C.

TITUSVILLE, N.J., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Several big names in professional football and television will descend upon the nation's Capitol on Saturday, March 28 for the Third Annual National Walk for Epilepsy. New York Jets offensive lineman and eight-time Pro Bowler, Alan Faneca, and Atlanta F...

Pro Golfers and Celebrities Pair Up in Charity Golf Tournament

Callaway Golf Foundation's Pro-Celebrity Tournament to Benefit the Entertainment Industry Foundation's Cancer Research Initiatives CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Callaway Golf Foundation will host the second professional/celebrity golf tournament, the Callaway G...

Initiative Links Celebrities to Cancer Research

Major League Baseball donates $10 million to novel effort THURSDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- Celebrities from both the entertainment industry and Major League Baseball gathered Wednesday in Los Angeles to launch a nationwide initiative that will fund the brightest researchers to comp...

National Walk for Epilepsy Brings People and Celebrities Together for Epilepsy

WASHINGTON, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second annual National Walk for Epilepsy brought nearly 10,000 people to the National Mall and raised $1.5 million to help build awareness of epilepsy, eliminate stigma attached to this condition and to raise much-needed funds. The event was ...

Fifty-Plus Community Leaders and Local Celebrities Declare Their Support for Colon-Cancer Screening Awareness Initiative

New campaign aims to reduce the death toll from colon cancer in Washington SEATTLE, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 50 Washington community leaders, elected officials, sports stars and local celebrities have joined forces with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to help launch a multiyear...

NutriSystem and Celebrities Team Up to Benefit the American Heart Association

Top Entertainers and Athletes Donate Shirts off Their Back - and Other Exclusive Stuff - for One-of-a-Kind Online Charity Auction HORSHAM, Pa., Feb. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- After shedding the pounds with NutriSystem, some big names are shedding their shirts and other exclusive items to raise...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure, State Lawmakers, Breast Cancer Survivors, Celebrities and Activists Call on Legislature to Strengthen Breast Cancer Screening Program for Underserved Women

Komen California Affiliates Join Nationwide Campaign to Close the Gaps that Make Breast Cancer Deadlier for Low-Income Women and Women of Color SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, hundreds of breast cancer advocates and survivors from the seven California Affiliates of Susan G. K...

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Bono, and YouthAIDS Global Ambassador Ashley Judd Among Celebrities at YouthAIDS Benefit Gala

6TH Annual Gala Raises Funds and Awareness for HIV/AIDS WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YouthAIDS, a global initiative dedicated to educating and protecting young people from HIV/AIDS, gathered leading celebrities, public officials, corporate leaders and musicians to raise fun...

Nonni's Biscotti Partners With Celebrities to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Research

Nonni's Biscotti Lists Celebrity-Autographed Pink Mugs in Charity Auction TULSA, Okla., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you ever waited in the pouring rain to get an autograph from your favorite celebrity, only to end up going home empty-handed? Never fret. Nonni's Biscotti announced today the fir...

Cristina Saralegui Joins Celebrities Including Matthew McConaughey, Courteney Cox and Mariska Hargitay to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Research

Munchkin's Project Pink Campaign Supports Susan G. Komen for the Cure with its Second Celebrity eBay Auction this October WHAT: Emmy Award-winning journalist and TV personality Cristina Saralegui joins celebrities in Munchkin's Project Pink Campaign. Munchkin, ...

Media ignores health consequences of drinking and driving among young celebrities

The recent drinking and driving (DUI) arrests of celebritiesParis Hilton, Nicole Ritchie, Michelle Rodriguez and Lindsay Lohanyielded widespread news coverage, however, very little of it offered any public health context, according to a new report by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Sc...

Video: The Ad Council Partners With UNICEF to Promote and Distribute Myanmar Cyclone PSAs Filmed by A-List Celebrities

Appeals for Funds Focus on Millions of Children Still in Danger NEW YORK, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF and The Advertising Council today announced a partnership to distribute and promote a series of national public service announcements (PSAs) filmed by A-List celebritie...

Ramadoss Urges Celebrities Not To Endorse Soft Drinks

Union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss has asked movie stars, sports stars and other celebrities not to promote aerated soft drink products by endorsing them, in the interest of the public health //. While addressing a congregation of health experts on Friday at the 50th anniversary celebrat...

Ramadoss Urges Celebrities to Stay Away From Soft Drink Ads

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Anbumani Ramadoss Friday urged film stars, sportspersons and other celebrities to desist from endorsing //soft drinks in the larger interest of public health. Addressing the inaugural programme of the golden jubilee celebrations of the Central Food ...

Do Celebrities Conquer Cancer Better?

Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. Edward Abbey Hereditary breast cancer accounts for nearly 5 to 10 % of all breast cancers. Kylie Minogue (Singer), Elle Macpherson (supermodel), Anastasia (B...

Influence of Celebrities on Breast Cancer Awareness

Cancer screening is a complex decision and early detection of cancer will help in effective treatment of cancer, but it can create problems for others leading to unnecessary testing and treatment. Celebrities have powerful impact on the public and that their influence can be used for early detectio...

When Celebrities Die

It is always agonizing to see our favourite stars die. Worse still when the celebrity dies an unnatural death. The death of Rajiv Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Princess Diana, Mother Teresa and MGR- to mention a few are all etched in the memory of the nation and its millions. The sorrow multiplies if the ...

Food allergy rise attributed to Celebrities

According to a survey by Norwich Union Healthcare reveals that the number of people claiming to suffer food allergies is being swollen by celebrity interviews and gossip magazines. The results were based on a survey of 250 general practitioners. // The findings say that out of the 250 GP’s; alm...

Natural Healers Launches "Wellness Community Bulletin"

...e True Rewards of Teaching Yoga" - Insight into yoga teacher career perks. "Celebrities and the Alternative Medicine Craze" - How celebrities like Oprah, Madonna, Goldie, Gwyneth and Uma prescribe to alternative medicine. "Alternative Medicine Booms in the U.S." - More Americ...

Birdies for Breast Cancer Announces Fifth Annual Charity Golf Classic Hosted by Top Women's Golfer, Cristie Kerr

...olf Classic, including LPGA tour members Natalie Gulbis , Morgan Pressel , Brittany Lincicome and Erica Blasberg , as well other sports stars and celebrities including Vincent Lecavalier from the NHL and Doug Flutie from the NFL. "I'm thrilled with the strides Birdies for Breast Cancer has made t...

California Cryobank Introduces Celebrity Look-a-Likes for Sperm Donors

...Donor Look-a-Likes feature, which allows clients to view online photos of celebrities who resemble each of CCB's 275+ donors. "The number one client quest...on their individual page. Users can also choose from an existing library of celebrities to generate a list of matching donors. Dr. Cappy Rothman, co-founder...

More Than 500 Philadelphia Youth with Asthma and Their Families to Attend Keystone Mercy Healthy Hoops Program

... Terrence Howard, Tyrese Gibson, Brent Celek and Jameer Nelson, celebrities and Players of the Charlie Mack Celebrity Basketball Game, Expected to Atte...mmediately following the screenings. More than 25 professional athletes and celebrities will be in attendance, including actor Terrence Howard; former and current ...

HPV, Other Risk Factors Tied to Oral Cancer: New Web Site Offers Awareness, Early Detection Information

...ly 59 percent are expected to survive longer than 5 years. Included in the staggering amount of people affected by oral cancer are well-known celebrities such as Rod Stewart , Aaron Spelling , Diane Von Furstenburg and Peter Tork , drummer for the 1960s hit band, The Monkees. Despi...

Depression Poses Pregnancy Risks

...ondition, which affects mom and baby alike, may be more common than many think SUNDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- Thanks to high-profile celebrities like Brooke Shields, postpartum depression is out of the closet and discussed as something to recognize and treat. But less well known is depressio...

Virtual Nose Jobs to Lead This Year's Top Plastic Surgery Trends

... Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- Gone are the days of cutting out the facial features of some of the world's most beautiful celebrities and pasting them on snapshots to determine what you'd look like if you had your favorite Hollywood star's nose or cheekbones. Instead, enter the era o...

Diageo's DRINKiQ.com Honored as Most Outstanding Health & Wellness Site by International Academy of the Visual Arts

...ng programs that help people make responsible decisions about drinking or not drinking. Video testimonies are contributed by an array of athletes and celebrities including, Antwaan Randle El and James Thrash of the Washington Redskins, NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray, John Ondrasik, the lead singer for Five for Fi...

Michael Jackson Get the Medical Facts Behind the Headlines at CelebrityDiagnosis.com

... arrest? What does this case have in common with the recent deaths of other celebrities such as David Carradine and Danny Gans? Curious minds now have a reliab...ntin and dilaudid, toxicology and domestic violence. Recent stories feature celebrities such as Michael Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, David Carradine, Elisabeth Hasselb...

Michael Jackson Joins Tragic List of Accidental Celebrity Deaths Caused by Prescription Drugs, Says eDrugSearch.com

...ription drug abuse has long been an temptation for celebrities - and is now a fast-growing problem for the genera...y as a whole, we have seen an increasing number of celebrities die accidentally as a result of taking doctor-pres...iption drug overuse has long been a temptation for celebrities - and has resulted in the deaths of some of Americ...

The Psychology of Celebrity Worship

...ith the disease. The public's fascination with celebrities "may seem new because we are such a media-immersed...ns continue to visit his grave, Fischoff noted. celebrities tap into the public's primal fantasies and basic e... it," he said. Although physically gone, deceased celebrities leave their art -- "those are the memories," he sa...

CelebrityDiagnosis.com Presents Famous Patients As Medical Lessons

...elebrity Diagnosis currently features casebooks on cancer, heart disease, anxiety, depression, Alzheimer's, accidental death and alternative medicine. celebrities featured to date include Elizabeth Hasselbeck, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Bret Michaels, Susan Boyle, Natalie Cole, Lisa Rinna, Shawn Andrews, Stephen Hawki...

Power Plate(R) Opens Cutting-Edge Studio in L.A.

...e" will provide group classes and private training sessions for the public, celebrities and media. "My clients, like Courteney Cox, prefer Power Plate(R) mach... Early adopters in the U.S. include NFL trainers, Olympic athletes and celebrities such as Madonna, Courteney Cox, Heidi Klum, Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, C...

Scots Men Get the Issue of Moobs Off Their Chests in Time for Summer - Male Surgery in Scotland Sees 80 Per Cent Growth

...ith magazines like Glamour featuring regular segments such as 'guy without a shirt' and Heat magazine featuring 'torso of the week.' The focus on male celebrities and their physical flaws, particularly moob sufferers, has seemingly put the same pressure on the average man to look good as has been attributed to w...

Celebrities Come Together to Fight Pediatric AIDS

...h Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation LOS ANGELES, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- celebrities helped create a generation free of HIV at the 20th annual A Time For Heroes... The Disney "UP" Storytelling area where carnival attendees were read to by celebrities and special guests such as Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, Melissa Joan Hart, Henr...

Children Uniting Nations, Russell Simmons, Mos Def, David Archuleta, Terrence Howard, Gabrielle Union, Vivica Fox, Elise Neal, and Shawn King - Visit Nation's Capitol to Promote Student Mentoring and Change for Child Welfare

...Conference with Key Legislators, Policy Makers and celebrities Dedicated to Making a Difference For Country's At ...Simmons' "Hip Hop Summit Action Network" announces celebrities and legislators lending their voice the children i..." conference in Washington DC. Set for June 9th. celebrities including Terrance Howard, David Archuleta, Gabrie...

Celebrities Lead One Million Walkers and Urge Public to Support March for Babies(R)

...alth and wellness of adults and infants called "Sounds of Pertussis." celebrities also joined the Nashville, Tenn., March for Babies event on April 19 with G...nd Boston Red Sox first baseman Kevin Youkilis. Join these dedicated celebrities and walkers by getting involved in the March for Babies and other upcoming ...

Photos: Tommy & Thalia Mottola Honored at 7th Annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala

...dustry celebrities, walked the red carpet. For the 7th year, model and television personality Daisy Fuentes served as hostess of the gala and welcomed celebrities and athletes such as Sammy Sosa, Raul de Molina, Ana Maria Canseco, Romero Britto, Felipe Viel, Rodner Figueroa, Catherine Siachoque, and Miguel Varo...
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