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Statement by Alan Lambert, Scout Executive, National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America (NCAC) Concerning Closure of Goshen Scout Reservation August 3, 2008
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At my direction,
effective noon today, Goshen Scout Reservation has been closed and will
remain so until further notice. Earlier today, the National Capital Area
Council (NCAC), BSA was made aware of three additional Scouts showing
Rock The Cradle's Bad Boy Landon Brown Owes His Irresistible New Smile to Dr. Michael Kosdon
LOS ANGELES, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Times may be tough, but
Hollywood's young stars like Landon Brown are finding there's nothing like
a dazzling new smile to boost confidence. Cosmetic dentist Dr. Michael
Kosdon, DDS helps his celebrity clients beam in on success, citing his
experience that ...
Big Boy Restaurants Removes Tomatoes from its Menu in Compliance with the FDA Recall
WARREN, Mich., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to a nationwide tomato alert
issued by the Food and Drug Administration, Big Boy
International LLC has ceased serving tomatoes at all of its Big Boy
restaurants until further notice. "We are committed to always serving the
safest and fines...
Young Boy With Epilepsy to Gain Independence With New Seizure Response Dog From Canine Assistants
ATLANTA, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Spencer Wyatt, an 8-year-old boy
living with epilepsy, and his mother Amy receive a seizure response dog
from Canine Assistants and UCB, Inc., the exclusive sponsor of Canine
Assistants seizure response dogs. Through medications, Spencer's seizures
Wisconsin First State in Nation to Screen Newborns for 'Bubble Boy Disease'
The Jeffrey Modell Foundation drives initiative for SCID screening
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On Jan. 1, Wisconsin became the first
state in the nation to screen all newborns for Severe Combined Immune
Deficiency (SCID). Sometimes known as "Bubble Boy
Disease," SCID is a
16-Year-Old Ecuadorian Boy in Dire Need of Dialysis Treatments Thanks One of Nation's Leading Providers for Saving His Life
Bridge of Life-DaVita Medical Missions' program reaches out to patients in need of care worldwide
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge of Life-DaVita
Medical Missions program is being recognized as life-saving by 16 year-old
Juan Carlos and his family livin...
Florida Boy Named CNN Heroes Viewers' Choice Winner
12-year-old recognized for recruiting more than 5,000 volunteer marrow donors
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida boy
who set out earlier
this year to add donors of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds to the
National Marrow Donor Program(R) (NMDP)...
The Current Recall of Boy Scouts of America's Plastic Badges Does Not Affect Embroidered Insignia, Badges & Awards Produced by Lion Brothers Company Inc.
OWINGS MILLS, Md., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ Lion Brothers is proud to be the
leading supplier of Official Insignia for Boy
Scouts of America, with a
relationship that extends over 90 years. The embroidered badges and awards
produced by Lion do not contain lead or other restricted substances. As a ...
Young Twin Cities Boy Shows There is Life After Cancer
The National Marrow Donor Program's Office of Patient Advocacy receives $1.5 million award to help cancer survivors like Ryan
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan Jacobs of Shakopee, Minn.,
has been a cancer survivor most of his life. Diagnosed with acute
myelogenous leukemia at ...
Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy
The Eric Westacott Foundation announced today that it has teamed with Patrick Rummerfield, the first fully functional quadriplegic in history, and the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to donate the proceeds of the upcoming Golf Classic Tournament to the rehabilitation of an 11-year old quadr...
On the Heels of Court Ruling Denying Autism-Vaccine Link, U.S. Federal Court Declares MMR Vaccine Caused Autism in a Young Boy
NIXA, Mo., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by the National Autism Association:
Less than two weeks after federal vaccine court ruled against three families claiming vaccines caused autism in their children, Huffington Post writers Robert F Kennedy, ...
Two Men to Walk Across America for Autism Aid, Awareness, and Loving Memory of Young Boy
WORCESTER, Mass., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next month, two
men from Massachusetts will begin The Elias Tembenis Walk for Autism, a
year-long journey across America to raise autism awareness and funds to
assist children with the diagnosis.
Robert Williams and Bobby Genese of Worc...
Hairy Boy Bets on Laser Treatment for Cure
A 11-year-old boy
has hair growing all over his face and body, a rare medical anomaly. And doctors say that laser treatment or plastic surgery is the only way out .
Prithviraj Patil, son of a well-to-do farmer in Sangalwadi near Sangli, suffers from a rare medical anomaly though he is other...
Meet the petroholic Boy of Kanpur
At an age when most of the children are found cherishing coca cola drinks at home or parties, ten-year-old Mohammad Sajid has developed an uncanny taste petrol!
Sajid sneaks into courtyards and garages around Anwarganj in Kanpur to steal his cherished drink. Unsurprisingly, he is a big hea...
Egyptian Boy Has Bird Flu
A four-year-old Egyptian boy
has been diagnosed as having contracted the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus, state news agency MENA quoted the health ministry as announcing on Saturday.
Emad Mohammed al-Daramalli, from the Upper Egypt province of Qena, was hospitalised with a high fever on Thursday...
NRI Boy Underwent a Rare Dual Transplant Surgery
A 15-year-old Indian-American boy
underwent a simultaneous liver and kidney transplant at a hospital in New Delhi, which the attending doctors claimed as the first such in the world.
California-based Ganesh Nehru was suffering from a disease known as primary Hyperoxaluria, in which the live...
Its Boy and Girl Twins for Gurinder Chadha
British director, Gurinder Chadha gave birth to twins at a hospital in London, where she underwent an emergency Caesarean section on Friday, June 9.
The 47-year-old and her husband of ten years, Paul Berges, welcomed the boy
and girl twins, that were due to arrive only next month.
Grossly Overweight Boy Likely to Be Sent into Care
Fighting child obesity has taken a serious turn with the involvement of social services in the case of Connor McCreaddie//, a boy
of eight years, who is grossly overweight, above three times the average for his age.
is likely to be taken into care, if his diet does not undergo a sea c...
Indonesia: 14 Year Old Boy Critical With Bird Flu
Indonesia: A 14 year old teenage boy
is confirmed to be severely ill following a human infection of bird flu, and is presently undergoing treatment//, an Indonesian health official has confirmed.
This is the first human case of bird flu in 2007; with this, the total human infection of bird fl...
13-Year-Old Boy Is Latest Dengue Victim; Delhi Toll 47
A 13-year-old boy
died of dengue fever here Wednesday, taking the toll from mosquito-borne disease to 47 in the Indian capital//, even as officials maintained that the number of cases had dropped considerably.
Ashish, a resident of Kasganj in Uttar Pradesh, died at the All India Institute of Me...
What a Boy Needs
Risk, affection, and discipline – these are just some of the things a growing boy
needs to attain a sense of belonging, according to an article in the latest issue of the Medical Journal of Australia//.
In his editorial, GP Dr William Phillips says studies suggest fostering a sense of belongin...
Brain Defect boy Compensated for Medical Error
A 16-year-old boy
whose brain damage at birth has turned him into a virtual vegetable has finally won compensation from the doctors his parents hold guilty, but that is of// little use to him.
The National Consumer Dispute Redressal (NCDR) forum has ordered the Cosmopolitan Hospital here and ...
Marathon Boy Budhia Singh Facing Cash Crunch
Budhia Singh - who ran 65 km to get a place in the Limca Book of Records earlier this year - is yet to receive any funds promised by sports bodies or individuals,// his coach said Tuesday.
Biranchi Das, the five-year-old boy's controversial coach, told reporters here that of the ...
Mentally Challenged Boy Kept in Chains in Jharkhand
A 15-year-old mentally challenged boy
is being kept in chains in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand//.
News reports said Mohammed Raja, a resident of Dengura village, about 120 km from here, has been kept in a room tied with chains. "He becomes violent when we remove the chains - sometimes dang...
Fiji Boy Compensated for Losing Eye-sight due to Medical Lapse
A court in Fiji has awarded $458,755 in compensation to a 10-year-old Indo-Fijian boy
who had lost his sight after being administered// excessive oxygen in an incubator post-birth.
Jashnil Kumar, who was born prematurely on Jan 21, 1996, at a hospital in Lautoka, northwestern Fiji, was kept in...
US Boy Wants the Right of Choice of Treatment
Abraham Cherrix suffers from Hodgkin's disease, a cancer of the lymph nodes. Initially Abraham was diagnosed with a knot on his neck that turned out to be a swollen lymph node full of cancer cells//. Further tests revealed that he also had a tumor near his windpipe. Then he made repeated visits to ...
Two-year-old Boy of Bihar Weighs 35 kg
A two-year-old boy
in Bihar weighs an unbelievable 35 kg and his worried parents are trying out different doctors to find out the cause. //
Ayush behaves like any normal child despite his weight, said his father Kanhal Singh, who stays in Muzaffarpur district, 70 km from Patna.
Parents Battle Put 8-Year Old Boy In Trouble
Battle among eight-year-old boy’s divorced parents, whether to circumcise their son or not. //
Since the boy
had suffered a painful inflammation in last year, his mother needs her son to be circumcised.
But the boy’s dad argues that he is fine and if circumcision was done it will result ...
Indian Boy Invited to Tie Turbans for a Wedding in Mauritius
A 15-year-old boy
from Rajasthan's Jodhpur city has been invited by non-resident Indians (NRIs) in Mauritius to tie as many as 400 turbans for a traditional Indian wedding to be held June 18. //
Ajeetpal Singh, who has a knack of tying archetypical Indian turbans, was in Singapore last year to...
Orissa Boy Invents Unique Communication Device For Paralysed
A 17-year-old schoolboy here has claimed to have invented a device which can enable a paralysed person to communicate using the muscles of his forehead.//
The 'Galbenator' invented by Apurv Mishra has earned him the third position in the engineering category at the recent Intel International ...
11 Year Old Attains Motherhood And The Teenage Boy Responsible For This Is Prosecuted
An eleven year old girl becomes pregnant because of having unprotected sex with a 15 year old boy. The boy
is charged with rape keeping in mind the age of the girl//. The girl is from West Lothian and is now considered to become one of the UK's youngest mothers. She said that she was eager and lo...
A Boy Undergoing Treatment For Cancer Gets AIDS At AIIMS
The Delhi High Court, which is angered by the defence attorneys of the AIIMS hospital, has sought an immediate explanation from the medical superintendent// about the case where a boy, suffering from cancer, got inflicted with AIDS after blood transfusion at the hospital in 2001.
Farm Boy Airlifted by PSNI helicopter To Safety
A teenage boy, badly hurt in a farm accident, claimed a chance for survival after he was airlifted by a Helicopter//.
The 16 year old teenage boy
had suffered grave injuries on his upper body, and was lifted by a PSNI helicopter. Insp Roger McConnell, who accompanied the boy
in the helicopter...
Teenage Boy at Boot Camp, Booted To Death
Drill instructors at a Florida Boot Camp beat a black teenager to death. Disturbing images of this violent act were captured// by a surveillance camera.
Initially the officials masked the truth, saying it was a natural death, but upon a second postmortem, the skeletons were out of the closet,...
Miracle Baby Boy from a Type 3 osteogenesis imperfecta, Mother
Calif : A woman who is just three feet tall and 37 pound in weight prior to pregnancy, has delivered a healthy baby boy. This baby is her first child. //
Eloysa Vasquez, confined to a wheel chair because of Type 3 osteogenesis imperfecta , a disorder that has rendered her bones soft and brittl...
Pakistani Boy Undergoes Liver Transplant In India
A liver transplant operation has been conducted on a six-year-old Pakistani boy
at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Delhi. Hamza who underwent the surgery celebrates his birthday on 19 December 2005. //
Anupam Sibal, Medical Director of the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, said: 'The kid is still in...
Indonesian boy with huge neck tumor was surgically removed
Lukas Wahangara, 12 year old boy
from Indonesia had a tumor measuring about 7.87 inches diameter and weighed 4.41 lb and the tumor made up around 10% of his body weight.// The tumor was successfully operated by the Surgeons in Singapore at Mount Elizabeth Hospital involving different specialties. ...
Dead Palestinian Boy Saves Lives Of Six Others
Twelve-year-old Israeli girl Samah Gadban lay in bed at Schneider Children's Medical Centre in the Israeli town of Petah Tikvah, her mother seated by her bed holding her hand. Samah got a new heart last week, a heart that once belonged to a Palestinian boy//.
At the same age as Samah, Ahmed al...
Sleeping Boy Does A Rip Van Winkle
A nine-year-old boy
in a West Bengal town is said to be in slumber for the past 11 months, baffling doctors by his Rip Van Winkle act. //
Reports Saturday said Arup Manna of Panskura in East Midnapore district was an active and playful boy
of eight until 11 months ago when he suddenly started ...