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Tobacco Control Bill Heads to White House as Health Groups Cheer

Legislation to let FDA regulate tobacco manufacturing and marketing called long overdue FRIDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- Legislation that gives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulatory control over tobacco products headed to the White House Friday for President Obama's sign...

Health Organizations Cheer Senate Vote on Tobacco Control

Legislation to let FDA regulate tobacco manufacturing and marketing called long overdue THURSDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Senate's historic vote late Thursday to give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration control over tobacco products brought cheers from health organizatio...

Doctors of Optometry Cheer Obama's Call to Action on Children's Vision

President Highlights Healthy Vision and Classroom Learning Link as SCHIP Legislation Signed Into Law WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Optometric Association (AOA), the voice for more than 36,000 frontline providers of eye and vision care in communities nationwide, today commend...

Holiday Cheer or Holiday Fear? Free Resource for a Happier Holiday

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Holidays are always fraught with tension. This year, with the country in recession, families have a heightened challenge if they are to maintain holiday cheer. While they won't change the economy, a few simple emotional intelligence tips can help people crea...

Conseco Employees Provide Holiday Cheer for 40 Central Indiana Families

CARMEL, Ind., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- For the ninth consecutive year, hundreds of Conseco employees in Carmel pitched in this month to provide holiday cheer for the needy of central Indiana as part of the company's Adopt-a-Family program. Each holiday season, Conseco partners with the Unit...

Jessica Biel and Make The Difference Network Bring Holiday Cheer to Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Jessica Biel and family today unveiled the details of a successful holiday party held Dec. 2 at the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. The party, made possible by Biel's Make The Difference Network, included numerous recording artists and gifts from leading retaile...

Red Cross Racing Members Cheer on Biffle in NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Red Cross Racing members will be cheering on driver Greg Biffle this weekend during round five of the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, is in third place in the Cha...

Miss Maggie Moo and Mario Lopez Bring a Special Delivery of Valentine's Day Cheer to the Children at the Santa Monica - UCLA and Orthopaedic Hospital

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NexCen Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXC ) ("NexCen") announced today a charitable campaign by one of its franchise brands, MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery. As part of the brand's commitment to community giving, Miss Maggie Moo, the ambassador...

Carolers Bring Holiday Cheer to Homebound Seniors

Cable Car Caroling Proceeds Benefit Institute on Aging and the Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention (CESP) SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, December 9, 2007, 12:00pm - 5:30pm, at San Francisco's War Memorial Veterans Building Green Room, the Center for Elderly...

VA Salutes Volunteers' Spreading Holiday Cheer

"Gift of Time" a Valuable Present: Peake WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new Secretary of Veterans Affairs has applauded the volunteers who remember our nation's veterans, especially those hospitalized in VA facilities, during the holiday season and throughout the year. ...

After Bringing Cheer Rains Choke Delhi's Roads

While generous rainfall over the weekend brought cheer to the capital with most people indulging in outdoor activities, a heavy downpour Monday morning wasn't greeted with much joy . As the city received 104.7 mm of rain in just four days, much more than the usual 55 mm it receives in the m...

Cells in Good Cheer With Vitamin C

Vitamin C has long been known to give a boost to the body’s immunity especially in fighting common cold, and in ensuring good health//. Now, a Christchurch researcher has delved into the scientific reasons behind the blessing of Vitamin C, demonstrating that apart from maintaining the body’s cells,...

Medical Clowns To Cheer Up Sick Children

Sick children in various hospitals in New York are having a nice holiday with medical clowns hired to cheer them up. // The program is called Clown Care and believes in the saying “laughter is the best medicine.” The Big Apple Circus at New York-Presbyterian Hospital runs this program. It is ...

Ayurvedic Massage & English Food May Cheer England Team

Kochi, April 4. Given an awaiting crowd of 80,000 and the humid weather, the few things the thrice defeated one-day English team can feel cheerful about here are a spruced up// ayurvedic spa and typical English food. The fourth one-day cricket match between England and India takes place at th...

Wine drinkers may have reasons to cheer

A recent study by researchers in the Institute of Preventive Medicine in Copenhagen suggests that drinking wine occasionally may be beneficial in countering dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Scientists, who found// that people who drank wine weekly or monthly were more than two times less likely to...

Cheerleading is Leading Cause of Catastrophic Injury in Young Women

...rvising and where activities will be performed. Resources and safety recommendations can also be found through foundations such as the National cheer Safety foundation. ...

Fourth Annual Capitol Classic Bike Race for Autism Awareness

...ities, including inflatables, clowns, balloons, face painting and a children's bicycle obstacle course. Mascots and cycling fans from near and far can cheer on the professional cyclists and join in the fun. When: Sunday, July 26, 2009, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Professio...

Finalists Perform at Rock Hall in Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital's 'Pause to Click' Contest Encouraging Safety Belt Use for Tweens

...present posters to encourage their peers to buckle-up safely in the backseat. An enthusiastic crowd of parents, teachers, friends and passers-by will cheer on the talented kids as they share their creative safety messages for a chance to be a star in Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital's Pause to Cl...

AIDS/LifeCycle 8 to Raise $10.5 Million to Fight AIDS

... they drive "sag wagons" that scoop up riders whose energy runs out before the road does. Many riders stop at hills to cheer on other cyclists. They're often joined by locals, who turn out at many points along the route to applaud, offer refreshments, and hold signs bearing...

AIDS/LifeCycle 8 to Raise $10+ Million to Fight AIDS

...costumed performers. And they drive "sag wagons" that scoop up riders whose energy runs out before the road does. Many riders stop at hills to cheer on other cyclists. They're often joined by locals, who turn out at many points along the route to applaud, offer refreshments, and hold signs bearing...

Shop 'Til You Drop: You May Feel Better

...being in hard times THURSDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- When dealing with financial worries, some women may actually overspend to try to cheer themselves up, a British survey shows. The poll of 700 women found that 79 percent said they'd go on a shopping spree to give themselves an emotion...

Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Fight For Children

...e and seriously derailed his MMA career. Menne and Knabjian spent time this week signing autographs, handing out presents and spreading excitement and cheer with some of the young MMA fans at the Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Bellator Fighting Championships has committed ten percent of proceeds...

Take the Holiday to the Hospital

...amily member's stay,, TUESDAY, Dec. 23 (HealthDay News) -- If a family member or friend is in the hospital over the holidays, you can help cheer them up by bringing a bit of Christmas from home. "Being in the hospital, away from family and festivities, can be a bit unnerving and sad for mos...

'Twas the Week Before Christmas and Santa's Due for a Check-Up

...since they are a year round event for me. But Mrs. Claus helped me understand that I need to keep myself healthy so I can continue spreading Christmas cheer and bringing gifts to good girls and boys. It's what I love most," explains Santa. According to Dr. Sadler, it is very common for men to neg...

Correct Shopping Posture: A Dozen Medical Stocking Stuffers to Get You Through the Holidays Pain-Free. Don't Let Shopping Put a Crimp in Your Christmas, or Your Back

...ou can easily find yourself wound tighter than Toby Keith's guitar string and under highly unusual and stressful situations." Keep the Good cheer and Reduce the Wear (and Tear) on Your Back To ensure that good tidings prevail for you and your family this holiday season and to stem the tide...

'Smiling' Author Reveals 12 Ways To Make Your Workplace Merry This Holiday Season

...o the call center's growth and high rate of customer satisfaction. "With all of the negative economic news, everyone could use a little extra cheer this holiday," contends Beryl CEO Spiegelman. "The good news is that holiday joy doesn't have to cost a lot of money for anyone." To prove it, Spiegel...

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

...Rene dedicates many hours to providing breast health education, comfort and humor dressing up as "The Good Health Fairy." What started as a way to cheer up a friend has turned into a local institution and lifelong mission for Rene, part-time law professor and cancer survivor. "The Good Heath Fairy remi...

Hundreds of Texas Registered Nurses March on Capitol Thursday to Demand Lifesaving Patient Safety Improvements

... Nurses cheer Introduction of 'Texas Hospital Patient Protection Act of 2009' to Combat Unsafe Patient Care and Unsafe Nursing Assignments AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 1...

'Holiday Mail for Heroes' to Deliver One Million Cards to Service Members and Families

...around the world. From Tuesday, November 11 until Wednesday, December 10, the public is invited to send holiday cards with their message of thanks and cheer to a special post office box. The Red Cross and Pitney Bowes will then screen cards for hazardous materials, sort and package the cards, and deliver t...

The Little Gym of Fort Worth SW Introduces Kids' Cheerleading Program

... Non-Competitive Classes Teach cheer Basics with a Focus on Fun FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In January 2009, the nation's first non-competitive cheerleading program for gi...

ING Promotes 'Physical and Fiscal Fitness' During ING New York City Marathon 2008

...ork City Marathon, which takes place Sunday, November 2. In addition to painting the Big Apple "Orange" with on-course signage, branding and signature cheer Zones, the company has been focusing its 2008 sponsorship efforts on two important themes: encouraging young people to get physically fit and helping ...

Carlson Hotels Worldwide Partners With the American Red Cross in Texas to Provide Relief for Children Affected by Hurricane Ike

...hoto: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/AQTU541 ) "We wanted to provide a multi-purpose tote bag with some fun items that can help bring cheer to the kids who may be in temporary shelters and without some of their prized possessions," said Baron Carr, vice president of Brand Marketing for Car...

More Than 400-mile Victory Walk to Conclude Aug. 14, at Campus Martius

...e can touch so many lives. Sean's Victory Walk and his compassion to help others sets an example for all of us." Media and the public are invited to cheer Sean on as he concludes his victorious Victory Walk. WHAT: The Victory Walk Finale WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 14, at approximately 6 p.m. Brief program ...

UNC study: Two-thirds of severe sports injuries to female students due to cheerleading

...tastrophic injuries, compared to past estimates of 59.4 percent. The difference is due to a new partnership between the UNC center and the National cheer Safety Foundation, a California-based not-for-profit body created to promote safety in the sport and collect data on injuries, which provided the cent...

The Walt Disney Company Is Presenting Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato in a Special Concert to Benefit City of Hope on September 14

... LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fans of Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers will have more reasons to cheer this September, when the Disney Music Group artists take the stage with other performers at Disney's Concert for Hope, a benefit concert supporting ca...

Charlotte Children's Hospital Gets a Delivery from Aethon's Train-Themed Robot This Fall

... "Choo choo, gotta run" are among the phrases JR speaks. "Our JR TUG makes the delivery of equipment and supplies more efficient while offering some cheer to our young patients," said Tom Lausten, director of Pharmacy Services at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. "In addition, staff is able to focus on p...

Aethon's Train-Themed Delivery Robot Available To Children's Hospitals Nationwide

... "Choo choo, gotta run" are among the phrases JR speaks. "Our JR TUG makes the delivery of equipment and supplies more efficient while offering some cheer to our young patients," said Tom Lausten, director of Pharmacy Services at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. "In addition, staff is able to focus on p...

Austin Company Makes a Splash at U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials

...- When Michael Humphrey, CEO of Austin-based Human Performance Labs, takes his seat on Sunday in Omaha at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Swimming to cheer on former University of Texas at Austin swimmers Brendan Hansen, Ian Crocker and Aaron Peirsol, as well as all-star American swimmer Michael Phelps, h...

Kids connect alcohol odors with mom's emotions

...ers,' based on their indicating having at least two escape reasons for drinking. These included: helps to relax, need when tense and nervous, helps to cheer up when in a bad mood, helps to forget worries, and helps to forget everything. Mothers' reasons for drinking influenced how children responded ...

Sunday's AIDS Walk Boston at the Esplanade Gets Tribute from Cyndi Lauper at True Colors Concert Tour Launch Rehearsal

...owing the Walk and Run is the Wellness Festival. The public is invited to participate in all aspects of the day's festivities on the Esplanade, and to cheer Walkers along as they fight HIV/AIDS, which still in Massachusetts claims 2-3 new infections every day. Since AIDS Walk Boston began in 1986, more t...
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