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Emerging Woman Business Owner of the Year Winner Offers 5 Tips to New Women Business Owners

EDINA, Minn., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Barbara Rosenzweig has a critical message that she is eager to impart to women: "Never give up, because it's never, ever too late." Barbara should know. Three years ago, at age 47, she was a stay-at-home mom who sold Mary ...

Bronx Jury Awards 60 Million Dollars to Woman in Medical Malpractice Case

GREAT NECK, N.Y., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- PARKER WAICHMAN ALONSO LLP , one of the nation's premier plaintiffs' litigation firms today obtained a monumental Sixty Million ($60,000,000) Dollar verdict in a medical malpractice action awarded to a Bronx woman, Allison Hugh against Ferdinand...

Canonsburg Woman Undergoes Robot-Assisted Weight Loss Procedure at AGH

A Pittsburgh area woman has undergone a new, robot-assisted weight loss surgical procedure at Allegheny General Hospital. (Vocus) July 9, 2009 -- A Washington County woman is recovering well today after undergoing a new, robot-assisted weight loss surgical procedure at ...

'One Woman Initiative' Announces First Grants to Women's Organizations in Five Nations

Year-Old USAID/State Department/Private Sector Initiative Unveils Initial Aid to Local Groups; Chair Carly Fiorina, USAID's Lisa Chiles and CAFAmerica's Saxon-Harrold Report on Progress. WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The One Woman Initiative ( http://www.OneWomanInitiativ...

Inventor of Newly Available Vimpat(R) (lacosamide) C-V Meets a Woman Who Experienced Greater Seizure Control With Use of This New Antiepileptic Drug

ATLANTA, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- About Dr. Harold Kohn & Vimpat Almost twenty years after discovering a new chemical compound that affects neurological systems, Harold Kohn, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , inventor of the recently FDA-approved Vimpat(R) (lacosam...

The Diagnosis Every Woman Dreads - Ovarian Cancer

SARASOTA, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- As a health care practitioner, Trina Hammack knew the statistics. So when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she knew her prognosis was bleak. Fortunately, Hammack was familiar with a clinic in Mexico offering effective new treatments for ovarian cancer...

Stroudsburg PA Woman Earns Governor's Achievement Award as 'Direct Care Worker of the Year'

HERSHEY, Pa., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cari Medinas of Stroudsburg today received the first Direct Care Worker of the Year award, presented by Secretary of Aging John Michael Hall during the Governor's Achievement Awards ceremony at the PA Partners Conference. "It is very appropri...

First Woman President of the AVMA to Speak at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine's 2009 Graduation

Mary Beth Leininger, D.V.M., will speak at Ross University's 2009 graduation ceremony at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. North Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) April 20, 2009 -- Ross University is pleased to announce that Mary Beth Leininger, D.V.M., will speak at its 2009 g...

Recovery Resources to Honor Ulmer & Berne Attorney Inajo Davis Chappell with the Helen K. Jones Woman of Strength Memorial Award

CLEVELAND, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Inajo Davis Chappell, Partner at Ulmer & Berne LLP, has been selected by Recovery Resources as the first recipient of the Helen K. Jones Woman of Strength Award. Ms. Chappell has made a career out of understanding the nuances and complexities of the n...

Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Announces 2009 Woman of the Year, Dr. Deborah Dunsire, President and CEO of Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company

-- Event Marks 20th Anniversary of the HBA's Prestigious Industry Award -- FAIRFIELD, N.J., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) today announced that its 2009 "Woman of the Year" is Dr. Deborah Dunsire, President and Chief Executive Officer of M...

Rosalind Franklin Society asks President-elect Obama to appoint a woman as a third co-chair

December 23, 2008, New Rochelle, NYThe Rosalind Franklin Society (RFS) urges president-elect Obama to appoint a woman scientist as third co-chair of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) in addition to the newly named co-chairs, Harold Varmus and Eric Lander. "It...

California Woman Receives Most Advanced, Non-Invasive Upper Extremity Prosthetic Solution: Bionic i-LIMB Hand and Innovative Interface System Increase Amputee's Functionality and Confidence

California Woman recently fit with the most advanced non-surgical upper extremity prosthetic solution commercially available - Touch Bionic's i-LIMB Hand and biodesigns' selective compression-stabilization interface. Amputee now feels renewed feeling of freedom and independence. The perfect gift ...

Photos: 'Changing Behavior, One Woman at a Time'

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Their goal is ambitious. They want to reach out and touch every woman on the planet. The research studies support it, doctors advise it and still, behavior is not changing fast enough. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnew...

U of T professor first Canadian woman to win prestigious international science prize

TORONTO, ON. Eugenia Kumacheva of the University of Toronto's Department of Chemistry has been cited as one of the world's top women scientists. The L'Oral-UNESCO Women in Science prize only one of five awarded each year is being awarded to Kumacheva for her work in designing and developin...

'Yo Mujer': Woman Escapes from Abusive Marriage in New Spanish-Language Novel

LOMA LINDA, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- For any woman who has ever confused abuse for love, for any woman trapped in an abusive relationship without the confidence to break free, Palmira Moncada-Wassermann offers up her new Spanish-language novel, "Yo Mujer" (published by AuthorHouse -- ht...

'A Conversation About Alzheimer's': Woman Shares Story of Love, Hope, Loss and Survival in New Book About Alzheimer's Disease

POTOMAC FALLS, Va., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "When my father was formally diagnosed with Alzheimer's in September of 2001, I read every book, pamphlet, and newspaper article I could get my hands on," writes Michele L. Tucker in her new book, "A Conversation About Alzheimer's" (published by Autho...

Unusual case of a woman who suffered stroke during sex

MAYWOOD, Ill. -- Minutes after having sexual intercourse with her boyfriend, a 35-year-old woman suddenly felt her left arm go weak. Her speech became slurred and she lost feeling on the left side of her face. She was having a stroke. Doctors later concluded the stroke probably was due to sever...

The SCOOTER Store's Gift of a Power Wheelchair Allows Woman to Enjoy Active Life Once Again

Gift of Mobility Lets Nursing Home Resident Participate in Activities and Enjoy Day Trips COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The arts and crafts table at the Heartland of Columbia Nursing Home just got a bit more crowded. Thanks to a free power wheelchair from The SCOOTER St...

The Inhumanity of Nothing: The Death of the Woman in the Kings County ER, Editorial by T. L. Kittle

LOS ANGELES, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued today by T. L. Kittle: If someone said, "describe a murder," most people would describe someone doing something to someone else: "Man shoots..." or "Woman strangles..." Murder is rarely thought of in the absence of something -...

World's oldest woman had normal brain

Amsterdam, 9 June 2008 A 115-year-old woman who remained mentally alert throughout her life had an essentially normal brain, with little or no evidence of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study in the August issue of Neurobiology of Aging ( http://neurobiologyofaging.org/ ). The findings qu...

An Inspiring Summer Read: Biography of Judy Taylor - The Woman Who Could Not Eat

TORONTO, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- With long summer days ahead and the delights of a good book to be enjoyed, readers around the world are picking up "Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor story," the debut book from Shireen Jeejeebhoy. Author Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080331/298826 ...

Mother's Day Gives Woman Reason to Celebrate Life's Most Precious Gift

ATLANTA, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Mother's Day is traditionally filled with joy and honor for mothers everywhere. But for Yancey Pappas of Woodstock, Ga., the coming of Mother's Day was nearly not a cause for celebration. Pappas was diagnosed at age 18 with a rare liver disease. After she an...

Heart stem cell scientist to honor pioneering woman scientist in keynote speech

Professor Christine Mummery, one of the worlds leading heart stem cell experts, will later today (9 April) honour the memory of Dame Anne McLaren in the keynote lecture of the inaugural UK National Stem Cell Network Science Meeting in Edinburgh. Dr McLaren was an early pioneer of the study of embr...

Freeland, MI Woman Wins $50,000 for Losing Weight, Adding Muscle and Changing Her Life

Million Dollar Body(TM) Is Awarding Over One Million Dollars to Help People Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape ANAHEIM, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitness website MillionDollarBody.com has just announced a $50,000 Grand Prize winner in its Million Dollar Body Game(TM), an...

Knoxville, TN Woman Wins $50,000 for Losing 77 Pounds

Million Dollar Body(TM) Is Awarding Over One Million Dollars to Help People Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape ANAHEIM, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitness website MillionDollarBody.com has just announced a $50,000 Grand Prize winner in its Million Dollar Body Game(TM), an...

Caro, MI Woman Wins $50,000 for Losing 85 Pounds

Million Dollar Body(TM) Is Awarding Over One Million Dollars to Help People Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape ANAHEIM, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitness website MillionDollarBody.com has just announced a $50,000 Grand Prize winner in its Million Dollar Body Game(TM), an...

Disability by Denial - Blue Cross Rejects Critical Surgery for Orange County ICU Nurse - Woman Possibly Left Disabled by Denial

Nurses Launch Online and Telephone Campaign to Flood Blue Cross With the Message: Save Our Colleague OAKLAND, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurses from around the country have vowed to take up the case of 46-year-old Kim Kutcher, RN, as she battles Blue Cross and its dec...

'Workplace Survival': Memoir Tells of Woman Who Developed Lung Disease After Exposure to Dangerous Toxins

IRVING, Texas, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2005, Dorothy Ferrell was diagnosed with Chronic Obstruction Pulmonary Disease. She never had asthma or allergies and she never smoked. She went to work healthy and ended up with lung disease. Her new memoir, "Workplace Survival: Maintaining Faith Thro...

NIH, Gates Foundation to support Riley Hospital and MoiU Program For Woman and Infant Health Researc

INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana University- Kenya Partnership has been selected by the National Institutes of Health to join the Global Network for Womens and Infants Health Research. This five-year, $5 million grant will allow Indiana University School of Medicine and Moi University School of Medic...

Humor and Hope Sustain NJ Woman Through Disabling Movement Disorder, Election Campaign

DEMAREST, N.J., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether she is giving a keynote address or visiting on the sidewalk with neighbors, Demarest resident Esther Paik Goodhart conveys optimism and possibility. "Only in America could someone like me have the opportunities I have," says Goodhart with a war...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

"The beast" has felled her mother, her older sister, five of her aunts, one great, great aunt and six of her cousins . Another cousin in the United States has just found out that "the beast" has attacked her too. "I feel like I'm standing in the middle of the M25 waiting for a lorry to hit ...

Government Mulls Closure of Hospital Where a Woman Died Unattended in ER

In a typically bureaucratic reaction, the Californian authorities have said they could consider closing down a hospital at the centre of national outrage over a woman who was left to die on the floor of the emergency room. The Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor hospital, operated by the Los An...

Indian Doctors Refuse to Help HIV-positive Woman Deliver: Report

An Indian husband was forced to deliver his wife's baby after doctors refused to touch the HIV-positive woman, a report said Friday. The husband told India's NDTV news channel he carried out the delivery as doctors at Meerut Medical College and Hospital in the northern state of Uttar Prade...

US County to Compensate Woman Wrongly Quarantined for TB

False diagnosis of tuberculosis by the Health Department and the consequent quarantine of a woman has cost the Westchester County in New York heavily. It has to cough up $75,000 dollars now. Based on the diagnosis, county officials ordered Maureen Ryan, 64, a nursing case manager who had wor...

30-year-old Woman Survives 'internal Decapitation'

30-year-old Shannon Malloy, critically injured in a car accident, skull separating from her spine, has survived to tell her story. Doctors call her recovery a miracle. A car crash slammed her into the dashboard. Her skull separated from her spine, although her skin, spinal cord and other int...

Orissa Woman Gave Birth to Identical Triplets

A 24-year-old woman in Orissa Saturday delivered identical triplets, a rarity that occurs once in approximately one million births, a doctor said . Rajalakhi Das gave birth to three girls in Kendrapada town, about 100 km from Bhubaneswar. The babies were born without any medical com...

The Only Time When Older Men Like to Be Pushed Around By a Woman

Behind every old man that visits a doc, there is a woman; much like the association between a successful man and a woman, being the inspiration// for success. Some Older men need to be goaded to see a doctor, that too by a woman, a new survey has revealed The woman could be a wife, daughter o...

No Dying in Peace for Woman Prescribed Medical Pot

Angel Raich describes herself as a ‘dead man walking’. The 41-year mother of two has been informed of possible prosecution// by the U.S federal government for breaching federal drug laws, by the possession and usage of drugs. Suffering from scoliosis, brain tumor and other ailments, Raich has ...

‘Braveheart’- Woman Becomes First to Climb Mountains After Heart Transplat

Kelly Perkins is on top of the world, literally. The brave woman added another mountain to her basket of mountaineering feats, as she scaled another mountain peak,// this time in the Andes. Perkins calls the route the "Charmed Heart”. She led her team up one of several unnamed peaks in th...

‘Delayed Reaction’ to Radiation Therapy Takes the Life of a Woman After 30 Yeas

An inquiry into the death of Patricia Rooper, who died following a 'delayed reaction' to the radiation treatment she received// more than 30 years ago, has revealed that radiation had caused her death last year at 69 years of age. Mrs. Rooper was diagnosed with cancer of the left breast in 19...
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