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Thirteen Courage Center Youth Athletes Take Top Honors in National Sports Competition

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen Minnesota youth athletes, who compete through Courage Center, recently returned home celebrating individual and team triumphs at the week-long National Junior Disability Championships (NJDC). More than 250 qualifying athletes from across North...

National Courage Award Winner Jordan Thomas to Participate in PGA Adapted Youth Golf Clinic

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Jordan Thomas, 2009 National Courage Award recipient Founder, Jordan Thomas Foundation, for children recovering from traumatic injury Events: Adapted golf clinic for youth in conjunction with the PGA ...

Call to the Youth of America: Palms for Life Fund Launches Film Competition to Document Hunger in the United States

A new national short film contest, Faces of Hunger in America, will award prizes to young filmmakers, 25 years of age and under, who document in their own communities the increasingly widespread problem of hunger in America. The top three winners will receive cash prizes of $5,000, $3,500 and $1,...

Smart for Life(TM) and THINADVENTURE(TM) Sponsor Brandon Flowers Youth Sports Camp

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart for Life(TM) and THINADVENTURE(TM) sponsored the Brandon Flowers Youth Sports Camp on Saturday, July 11th in Delray Beach at Plumosa Elementary School. Kids aged 11-19 years old were given the opportunity to train with over a dozen athl...

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 Attend the Day's Events Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) July 23, 2009 -- More than 500 children and their families will attend the ...

Alpharma's Reach Teach Learn Initiative Targets Youth and Consumer Awareness

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Ask most parents of high school and college-age students and they'll tell you that their kids think they have all the answers to life's tough questions. Truth is, at that age they are forming opinions and viewpoints that will guide them through the rest o...

Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda Dedicated 15 Years After Genocide to Provide Healing Community to African Orphans

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Shares Lessons Learned Serving Orphans from the Holocaust in Israel NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- " I feel like it's a miracle to come to the Village to live, because I was in a bad life. I don't have parents. I don't have a famil...

National study finds youth baseball-related injuries down 25 percent

Spring marks baseball season for more than 19 million children and adolescents who play each year as part of a team or in backyards throughout the United States. The good news for these players is that the number of injuries from the sport is on the decline. A new study by the Center for Injury Re...

Beauty, Wisdom, Tradition and Youth Honor Public Servants

The Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park, La Voz Del Anciano and El Ranchito Restaurant Celebrate! Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 23, 2009 -- Amidst the radiant colorful beauty of the Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park, La Voz Del Anciano (The Voice of the Elderly), El Ran...

Stepping Up: D.C. Wards 7 and 8 Teens to Teach Prevention of HIV, Obesity in Summer Youth Program

Mayor’s Summer Job Program, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Give 40 in District Opportunity to Help Community Prevent HIV/AIDS Washington, D.C. (Vocus)-- The Summit Health Institute for Research and Education ( SHIRE ), Inc., is reaching out to 40 young men and wo...

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...

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Kyle Picha of Prairie du Chien, WI As Youth Advocate of the Year

--Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally-- WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kyle Picha, 17, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., has been named the Central Regional Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the fight against to...

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Emily Kile, Greenfield, IN, as National Youth Advocate of the Year

- Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally - WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emily Kile, 17, of Greenfield, Ind., has been named the National Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for her leadership in the fight against tobacco. Emi...

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors REAL of Hawai'i As Youth Advocates of the Year

--Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally-- WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the group REAL of Hawai'i have been named Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the fight against tobacco. Members of RE...

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Colleen Daly of Asheville, NC As Youth Advocate of the Year

--Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally-- WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colleen Daly, 17, of Asheville, N.C., has been named the South Regional Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for her leadership in the fight against tobacco. ...

One-Third of American Women Choose Youth Over Savings

In the midst of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, a recent study reveals women are willing to give up 10% of their savings to look 10 years younger NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- No woman wants her skin to reveal, or worse, belie her age -- and now a new study finds ...

Goldie Hawn and Youth from Across the Country to Join SAMHSA in a Celebration of Children's Mental Health

Disney's Cheetah Girls' Sabrina Bryan and Twilight's Solomon Trimble to co-host free National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day talent showcase at the Harman Center in D.C. WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SA...

HookUp: Sexual Health Info Text Messaging Service for California Youth Launches

ISIS, Inc. and the California Family Health Council have released a statewide text messaging program for youth. Oakland, California (PRWEB) April 26, 2009 -- ISIS, Inc., has partnered with the California Family Health Council (CFHC), and the California Department of Pub...

Millions of Youth Around the World Volunteer to Improve Communities

More than 1,800 projects registered for Global Youth Service Day WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of children and youth all over the world will participate in volunteer and service activities as part of the 21st Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) on April 24-26, 2009. ...

Usher to Partner With UN Foundation and Nothing but Nets to Engage Youth in Service to Combat Malaria

One net saves a life. Saturday, April 25 is World Malaria Day. (Vocus) April 23, 2009 -- Grammy-award winning recording artist Usher Raymond is teaming up with the United Nations Foundation and its Nothing But Nets campaign to create a platform for youth to save lives. ...

National study finds nearly 1 in 10 youth gamers addicted to video games

AMES, Iowa -- Parents have been saying for years that their kids are "addicted" to video games, but a new study by an Iowa State University psychology professor is the first to actually report that pathological patterns of video game addiction exist in a national sample of youth, aged 8 to 18. ...

Harvard Business School Publishes Case Study on Youth Villages in North Carolina

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Harvard Business School recently completed a case study that examines the growth and impact of Youth Villages, a nonprofit organization that helps children and families statewide in North Carolina and has become a national leader in the...

Harvard Business School Publishes Case Study on Youth Villages-Intercept in Texas

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Harvard Business School recently completed a case study that examines the growth and impact of Youth Villages, a private nonprofit organization that helps children and families in Dallas through its Intercept program and has becom...

Middle school youth as young as 12 engaging in risky sexual activity

HOUSTON (April 8, 2009) Middle school youth are engaging in sexual intercourse as early as age 12, according to a study by researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health. Results from this study are published in the April issue of Journal of School Health . Christine Mar...

Photos: Report Shows Youth Health Educators Reach More Poor Teens with a Message of Living Healthy Lives!

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Children International's Youth Health Corps celebrates World Health Day by changing lives around the world at record rates! To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/childreninternational/37664/ (Photo: h...

Advocates for Youth Applauds Court Ruling on EC Age Restriction

FDA Ordered to Make Decisions Based on Science, Not Ideology WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to restrict over-the-counter access to Plan B (the dedica...

Minnesota Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tayler Johnson of Ramsey, MN, will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a cure for epilepsy...

Louisiana Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emily Barnes of Lafayette, LA, will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a cure ...

Mississippi Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mahogney Ivory of Meridian, MS., will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a cure fo...

Colorado Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Claire Franzen of Centennial, CO, will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a cure f...

Georgia Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spencer Wyatt of Dacula, GA, will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a cure for epilepsy...

Nevada Youth Shares Epilepsy Message On Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jesse Buchanan of Minden, NV, will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a cure for e...

Virginia Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David Rollick of Chesapeake, VA will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a...

South Carolina Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nickolas Hooks of Charleston, SC, will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a cu...

Arizona Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virgil McArthur of Phoenix, AZ, will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a cure fo...

Florida Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robbi Kaminski-Duke of New Smyrna Beach, FL, will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research t...

California Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nicholas Blanco of San Diego, CA, will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a cu...

Idaho Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Claire Kenney of Boise, Idaho, will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a cure for epileps...

Illinois Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alexandria Gray of Chicago, IL, will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a cure for...

Delaware Youth Shares Epilepsy Message on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kyle Krapf of Bear, DE, will travel to Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 29 through Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders and gain their support for epilepsy public health programs and more research toward a cure for epilep...
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