ANA Nurses Stand With Obama in Calling for Healthcare Reform Now
Nation's 'Most Trusted Profession' Adds to Momentum at White House Event
SILVER SPRING, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Nurses Association (ANA) members joined President Obama today at a White House press conference, sending a strong message to Co...
Community Oncologists and Patients Stand Up for Cancer Care on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Today almost 100 patients and oncologists, who are members of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), will meet on Capitol Hill to rally in support of health care reform, spotlighting cancer care and the needs of cancer patients. COA will announce and discuss the ...
Tasty Baking Company Supports the Fight Against Childhood Cancer Through Partnership with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
Tastykake re-issues Alex's Lemon Krimpets for summer months; 10% of all sales to be donated to ALSF
PHILADELPHIA, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tasty Baking Company (Nasdaq: TSTY ), makers of the Tastykake snack line, today affirmed its ongoing support of Alex's Lemonade Stand
PRN Calls on Obama Lawyers to Stand Down in Their Drug War on Patients and Doctors
WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pain Relief Network (PRN) is calling on the Obama Administration to require the Department of Justice to join the organization's recent filing of a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari before the United States Supreme Court on behalf of Dr. Sharon Joh...
North Carolina Legislature Takes Historic Stand for Smoke-Free Air
NC Would Be First Tobacco State to Make All Restaurants and Bars Smoke-Free
WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:
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Hospital Groups Stand United on State Budget
TRENTON, N.J., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four associations representing the state's 114 hospitals have reached a consensus position on the state's proposed healthcare budget for 2010.
Among other principles, the groups urged the state to examine all avenues for additional federal ma...
University of Minnesota's Internationally Recognized Stem Cell Experts Available for Interviews on What Lifting the Federal Funding Restrictions Will Mean to Stem Cell Research and to Patients Who Stand to Benefit
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to support removing federal funding restrictions on human embryonic stem cells (hESC) research and is looking to Congress to introduce legislation to act on the issue. On Aug. 9, 2001, the Bush...
New eBook Helps Senior Care Suppliers Stand Out in Fast-Growing Marketplace
CAPITOLA, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The senior care marketplace is
booming, and so is the demand for products and services relating to the care
of older Americans. In response, SeniorCareMarketer.com has released a new
eBook designed to help suppliers reach buyers and stand
apart from th...
Travel Nursing Agencies Stand Up to a Tough Economy
LANCASTER, Pa., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent poll, Travel Nurse
Source, a premier provider of recruitment marketing and lead generation for
the travel nursing industry, asked partner agencies to assess the state of the
industry in view of the current economic conditions. While the consensus ...
ESPN'S Dick Vitale and Michael Wilbon Stand Up in the Fight Against Prostate Cancer
Celebrity duo bring sports flavor to the conversation about a serious men's health threat
Cary, N.C. (PRWEB) December 4, 2008 -- College basketball analyst and sports ambassador Dick Vitale and co-host of ESPN's Pardon the Interruption Michael Wilbon have teamed up with...
ESPN's Dick Vitale and Michael Wilbon Stand Up in the Fight Against Prostate Cancer
Celebrity duo bring sports flavor to the conversation about a serious men's health threat
CARY, N.C., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- College basketball analyst and sports ambassador Dick Vitale and co-host of ESPN's Pardon the Interruption Michael Wilbon have teamed up with ESPN, The ...
United Healthcare Workers Stand Up For Patients in Statewide Hospital Strike
Caregivers strike at 10 hospitals owned by Sutter Health and Daughters
OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of SEIU
United Healthcare Workers-West (UHW) are on strike for 24 hours today at
five Sutter Health facilities, five hospitals owned by Daughters of C...
Survey Shows Most Americans Want Government to Stand Up for Veterans
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans believe that
providing medical care to injured, sick and disabled veterans should be
near the top of our nation's priorities, in line with resolving the war in
Iraq and lowering gas prices, according to a new nationwide survey. What's
Pelosi: America Must Stand Up to Cancer
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi
issued the following statement today in support of the aims of the "Stand
Up to Cancer" telethon, to be aired on all networks tonight:
"There is not a person in our country who has not seen a loved one
suffer because of canc...
Conde Nast Media Group Announces Performance of 'Just Stand Up' to be Fed Live from the Stage at FASHION ROCKS to ABC, CBS and NBC's Simultaneous Broadcast of Stand Up To Cancer Nationwide Fund-Raising Event On September 5th
Ashanti, Carrie Underwood, Ciara, Fergie, Keyshia Cole, Leona Lewis, Mariah
Carey, Mary J. Blige, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Natasha Bedingfield and Sheryl Crow To Perform
NEW YORK, Sept 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Conde Nast Media Group announced today
that Ashanti, Carrie Underwoo...
ReachMD XM 157 to Present Stand Up To Cancer Special as the Only Live Simulcast on XM Satellite Radio for Health Care Professionals
In addition, ReachMD and Stand
Up To Cancer launch a new series in the field of cancer research.
CHICAGO, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- ReachMD(TM) announced today that it
will offer the exclusive XM Satellite broadcast to health care
professionals of Stand
Up To Cancer, the g...
SIRIUS XM Radio Joins Stand Up To Cancer Campaign with Live Broadcast of Star-Studded 'Just Stand Up' Fundraising Event on September 5
Up" to be heard on both the SIRIUS and XM services on SIRIUS
Hits 1 SIRIUS channel 1 and 20 on 20 XM channel 20 and The Pink Channel XM channel 24
NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq:
SIRI) is partnering with the Entert...
Media General TV Stations & Web Sites Join Networks for National Stand Up To Cancer Telethon with Local Fundraising
RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General, Inc.
(NYSE: MEG ) today announced its support of a historic live primetime
national television collaboration, Stand
Up To Cancer, on September 5, as
well as local efforts to raise money to fight cancer in television markets.
'Just Stand Up' Star-Studded Charitable Single Sets Pace for Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Campaign
Song Unites Megastar Cast: Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna,
Fergie, Sheryl Crow, Miley Cyrus, Melissa Etheridge, Ashanti, Natasha
Bedingfield, Keyshia Cole, Ciara, Leona Lewis, Leann Rimes, and Carrie Underwood
Premiere TV performance of 'Just Sta...
Teleflora and Stand Up To Cancer Join Forces
Hand-Arranged, Hand-Delivered Flowers From Teleflora Support Cancer Innovation
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Teleflora, the world's leading
floral service offering only hand-arranged, hand-delivered floral
arrangements by local Teleflora florists, announc...
Photos: MIKE AND IKE(R) Lemonade Blends(TM) and Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Join facebook(R)
BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- MIKE AND IKE(R) Lemonade
Blends(TM) candies and Alex's Lemonade Stand
Foundation are excited to
offer candy fans who are members of the facebook(R) community a cool way to
"get involved" this summer.
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MIKE AND IKE(R) Lemonade Blends(TM) Presents $100,000 to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- At this year's annual telethon
for Alex's Lemonade Stand
Foundation, Just Born, Inc. and its MIKE AND
IKE(R) Candy Brand presented the Alex's Lemonade Stand
Foundation with a
$100,000 donation, the first in a multi-year commitment to this foundation.
CafePress Supports Stand Up To Cancer With Online Store to Help Raise Awareness and Funds for Research
T-Shirts, Buttons and Bags Provide Perfect Medium for Showing Support and
Generating Awareness - Every Purchase Raises Money to Help End Cancer's Reign as a Leading Cause of Death
SAN MATEO, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- CafePress, the recognized
leader in user generated c...
Blood pressure killing the world's workers while banks and drug firms stand idle
In a todays issue of The Lancet, international health experts call for urgent action from international development banks and pharmaceutical companies to stem the epidemic of blood pressure-related diseases affecting developing countries worldwide.
New findings reveal that each year 8 million ...
Health Clubs Open Doors Free for 5th Annual Get Active America! Campaign, Taking a Stand on Prevention and Becoming Gateway to Healthy Living
BOSTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Health,
Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced today the start of its
5th Annual Get Active America! campaign as health clubs nationwide become
the "Gateway to Healthy Living" for tens of thousands of Americans seeking
SEIU Members Stand Up for the Future of the Labor Movement and the Interests of All Workers
DEARBORN, Mich., April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of
Service Employees International Union (SEIU) members from across the
country joined in protest tonight, renouncing recent actions by the
California Nurses Association (CNA) to interfere in other unions'
organizing efforts. SEIU m...
Face facts: People don't stand out in crowds
Rockville, MD Why is it difficult to pick out even a familiar face in a crowd? We all experience this, but the phenomenon has been poorly understood until now. The results of a recent study may have implications for individuals with face-recognition disorders and visual-attention related ailments...
Discovery Health's Fifth Annual National Body Challenge Takes a Stand Against Obesity by Offering the Keys to Adopting a Healthy, Active Lifestyle
-- Discovery Health Partners with Kashi, America's Milk Processors and
Bally Total Fitness to Shape Up America on Television, Online and in the Community at No Cost to the Participant --
SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Health's fifth
annual NATIONAL BODY ...
Cookie Johnson and Abbott Bring 'I Stand With Magic: Campaign to End Black AIDS' to Los Angeles to Educate African-American Women on HIV/AIDS
With Magic' Program Offers Free and Confidential HIV Testing and Education in Recognition of World AIDS Day 2007
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In conjunction with
World AIDS Day, Cookie Johnson, the wife of Earvin "Magic" Johnson, and
Abbott are bringing the...
New Hampshire: 1st in the Nation Primary State Takes a Stand on E-Prescribing
State Sends Message to Presidential Hopefuls
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Signaling increased
momentum on electronic prescribing (e-prescribing), the state of New
Hampshire recently announced the launch of new programs designed to
increase physician adoption of this technol...
Voters Deserve to Know: Would Giuliani, McCain, Romney and Thompson Stand with Bush and Veto Children's Health Care?
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leading Republican
presidential contenders have stood stubbornly behind President Bush on
issue after issue and now they also appear to be standing behind his threat
to veto health care for low-income children. America's voters deserve to
Attacks against medical researchers: Time to take a stand
Philadelphia, PA, April 9, 2008 Biological Psychiatry, in its upcoming April 15th issue, is publishing a critically important commentary written by its Editors, members of its Editorial Committee, and its Editorial Board. This commentary is an urgent public statement, highlighting the increasing...
Outreach Nations Stand United on Climate Change
The outreach nations-- India, Brazil, China, South Africa and Mexico-- which form 42 per cent of the worlds population, will present a united front on the issue of climate change at Baltic resort in Heilingdam today before the G-8 leaders.
In a joint statement released after a high-level m...
Stillbirth Figures Stand Still
To scrutinize the number of still births and the possible reasons for them, a survey was conducted in England, Wales and Northern Ireland//. The survey revealed that present statistics of stillborns remained unchanged upon comparison with statistics of the early 1990’s. More than one in 200 pregnan...
Does C-Section Stand for ‘Concern’? Study Reveals One in Hundred Babies ‘Hut’
New York: While C-section delivery is known to offset birth trauma, fetal injury cannot be totally ruled out, a study has revealed//.
Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have found that, one in 100 babies who have been delivered by caesarean section ...
Study finds Unmarried Or Single Persons Stand The Risk Of Dying Early
New research has found that people who are unmarried have a considerably higher risk of dying early, even though they tend to exercise regularly//, and may not be overweight especially later on in their life.
The study conducted by the scientists, Robert Kaplan and Richard Kronick, of the Uni...
Arjun Singh Softens Stand on Quota But says Reservation Irrevocable
New Delhi: Human Resource Minister Arjun Singh said that the government will try to do a balancing act however the proposed quota remains irrevocable.//
Arjun Singh said in the parliament "There is no question of going back on what we have proposed. What we can try to do is make efforts to n...
Australian Health funds stand accused
Private health insurers in Australia have been accused of using private hospital costs as a ruse to put up premiums, while not passing on cost increases to hospitals // .
Private health insurers are believed to have again asked Federal Health Minister Tony Abbott last week to approve an annual p...
Government Takes Tough Stand Against Falling Sex Ratio
Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has said that the government is very concerned about the falling sex ratio in the country and plans to take several steps to check female foeticide, which is the main cause for the same//.
Dr Ramadoss said that there were plans to set up surveillance cell...
Health Insurance Whistleblower Urges Obama Health Chiefs to Join Him at Free Urban Health Care 'Expedition' in L.A. Stadium
... month I was an advocate for comprehensive health care reform and a critic of the many health insurance practices that make it necessary for people to stand
in line, in the dark and in the rain, to get care in animal stalls.
The expedition in Los Angeles, to be held at the Forum where the Lakers use...