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Courage Center Presents 2009 National Courage Award to Jordan Thomas

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota-based Courage Center will present Jordan Thomas with its National Courage Award on Aug. 15. The annual award recognizes an individual's contributions to the health, welfare and rehabilitation of people with disabilities. The award is being ...

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 ...

CBS Radio presents Cars for Courage Boat Drive

MINNEAPOLIS, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars for Courage, Courage Center's vehicle donation program, invites all boat lovers to donate their worthy vessels to the first annual Cars for Courage Boat Drive. The event is sponsored by the Excelsior Chamber of Commerce, BayView Event Ce...

Two Courage Center Athletes Named to 2009 U.S. Paralympic Team

MINNEAPOLIS, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Quad Rugby Association has announced its 2009 U.S. Wheelchair Rugby National Team that will compete at the 2009 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation Americas Zone Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 26...

Minnesota Sinfonia to Perform Kids Concert 'Save the Planet!' at Camp Courage July 9

MINNEAPOLIS, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Sinfonia will perform a Kids Concert "Save the Planet!" with singer and storyteller, Kathleen Hardy, on Thursday, July 9 at 3:30 p.m., at Camp Courage, 8046 - 83rd St. NW, Maple Lake, Minn. The Camp Courage concert is sponsored by the Central Mi...

The No Name 5K Your Way Benefits Courage Center

MINNEAPOLIS, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: A family-friendly fundraising event. Run, walk, roll or stroll at your own pace! Visit www.couragecenter.org to register. WHO: Open to participants of all ages and all abilities: i...

Camp Courage Hosts Open House Sunday, April 26

MINNEAPOLIS, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Camp Courage in Maple Lake, Minn., is hosting an Open House on Sunday, April 26, for prospective campers and the general public interested in learning more about Courage Center Camps. Camp Courage staff will be on hand to give tours and answer questions f...

Second Annual Courage Cup Race Raises More Than $5,000 for Courage Center's Ski and Snowboard Program

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With the goal of advancing the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and independence, the Courage Center's Ski and Snowboard Program hit the slopes last weekend. Nearly 200 community members, volunteers and Courage Center clients gat...

Dance With Courage to Benefit Camp Courage

Hundreds of local dance students will dance to raise money for Camp Courage at Mall of America MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Dance students. WHAT: Dancers will show off their talent in the 3rd annual Dance with Courage Dance-a-thon hosted...

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Courage in Medical Technology

Data Presented at AUA Demonstrate PROVENGE Significantly Prolongs Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer in Pivotal Phase 3 IMPACT Study

...ur employees, and, most importantly, the men with advanced prostate cancer who have participated in our clinical trials over the last decade and whose courage and contribution have significantly advanced the understanding and treatment of prostate cancer and the potential role of cancer immunotherapies," add...

Four Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Address a Variety of Treatment Targets - Amyloid, Tau, Synapse Formation

...us defeat Alzheimer's disease," Gandy said. "The only way we are going to solve the problem of Alzheimer's is for scientists and companies to have the courage to make significant investments in these large scale trials - which may or may not work. This was a very well done study and the company and scientist...

Node-Negative Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients Benefit from Taxotere(R)-Based Chemotherapy

...eutropenic fever. No toxic deaths were reported. "First of all, I would like to congratulate the patients and my fellow investigators for having the courage to participate in this innovative trial in a purely node-negative patient population. This study showed that the TAC regimen improves Disease Free Sur...

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Reports Upward Trend for Key Health Outcomes

... the last 25 years. It rose eight years between 1999 and 2006 -- from age 29 to age 37. "I am delighted, and deeply impressed, by the progress and courage of the CF Foundation. This organization is an important model for many others engaged in quality improvement," said Donald Berwick, M.D., president an...

To Stent or Not: Is That the Question?

... Reporting of courage study results confused the public about the need a... because it says that nothing has really changed." courage is short for the full study name Clinical Outcomes...busting medications. But this wasn't the case. The courage study looked at only rather low-risk patients who ...
Courage in Medical Dictionary

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...... The Core Values exist for all members of the Air Force family officer, enlisted, ... They are the values that buttress mental and physical courage when we ... Anti- values can be classified into the following six categories by ascending ... Everett's classification does not cover all the va...
Courage in Biological News

NYC science symposium marks Gruber Prize program 10th anniversary

... fields advance our knowledge, potentially have a profound impact on our lives, and, in the case of the Justice and Women's Rights Prizes, demonstrate courage and commitment in the face of significant obstacles. ...

Scientists find facial scars increase attractiveness

...f bravery is also consistent with the historical tradition of academic fencing in Western culture, whereby scarring on a man was often evidence of his courage and ability to withstand an opponent's blow." ...

Leading scientist named new chair of Cell Biology at Yale

... of studying molecular processes in cell-free systems, but no one imagined that you could study vesicle trafficking in a cell-free system. Jim had the courage to try and the skills to succeed, and this bold approach revolutionized the field. Jim continues to bring this combination of brilliance and intensity...

Treating HIV in war zones -- Public health emergencies need rapid advice from WHO

... appetite and felt desperate…but despite the uncertainty I continued to take my treatment at the correct hour… When I had only one pill left I had the courage to go out and seek some more treatment. I went to see nurse who informed me that she would be able to distribute antiretrovirals; with that I had a mo...

Dragonfly's metabolic disease provides clues about human obesity

...hat over time impairs their metabolism in a similar fashion to what Schilder and Marden found for infected dragonflies. "That information gave us the courage to connect the dots," said Marden. "Granted, it is a big extrapolation to think that our dragonfly results might have any relevance for human disease...

Identification of specific genes predicts which patients will respond to Hepatitis C treatment

...ni, 42, was one of the patients in the study who responded to treatment. He is now clear of the virus. "Knowing that you are a responder gives you the courage and the fight to go on. It was devastating, but having the support of my friends and hospital staff really helped me through the treatment. And I want...
Courage in Biological Technology

Campaign to Increase the Awareness and Understanding of Lou Gehrig's Disease Reaches 22 U.S. States

...me. Lou Gehrig deserves recognition for much more than the disease that took his life. He is a hero to many, for both the way he lived, and for this courage in confronting ALS. We must find a way to make ALS a thing of the past," said Michael Goldsmith, an ALS patient, ALS TDI Ambassador and one of the in...

PROVENGE Significantly Prolongs Survival in Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer in Pivotal Phase 3 IMPACT Study

...r clinical investigators and the more than 1,000 men with advanced prostate cancer who have participated in our studies over the last decade and whose courage and contribution have significantly advanced the understanding and treatment of prostate cancer and the potential role of cancer immunotherapies." ...

Publication of Shire plc's Annual Report 2008

...hat brought us to our present state as one of the most effective biopharmaceutical companies in the world: the willingness to take measured risks; the courage to challenge one another; and the unyielding commitment to the patients, physicians, and communities we serve. We spent the time, in 2008, to look aro...

Healthcare Scoop Expands Consumer Conversation to Dialogue with Premier Healthcare Organizations

...ber of leading healthcare organizations, including courage Center, Mayo Clinic, The Emily Program, Physician ...lize their full potential," said Jan Malcolm, CEO, courage Center, which sponsors a profile page on the Healt...of healthcare services." "Our launch partners -- courage Center, Mayo Clinic, The Emily Program, Physician ...

40 High-Achieving Students with Cystic Fibrosis Receive $100,000 Total in Higher Education Scholarships From SolvayCARES(SM)

...icals, we believe that reaching the milestone of graduation signifies tremendous victory for young people with CF and their families, and demonstrates courage and commitment," said Dr. Stephen Hill, president and chief executive officer of Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. "For the sixteenth consecutive year, we ...

NYU Medical Center Changes Name to Honor Chairman of Board & Wife

...n Langone is justly renowned in business for a particular set of skills: the acumen to recognize those enterprises that are bound for success, and the courage to back them," said NYU President John Sexton. "And that is just the point here: the decision by Ken and Elaine to support NYU, and in particular the ...

Pfizer Animal Health and NTRA Charities Team Up to Benefit the Barbaro Memorial Fund

... Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center, it was laminitis that finally ended Barbaro's life in January 2007. While Barbaro will always be remembered for his courage -- both on the track and while facing injury -- his owners wanted his legacy to benefit all horses. "Gretchen and I hope Barbaro's memory can be car...

UCB Crohn's Scholarship Program to Award $300,000 to Students with Crohn's Disease

... As a high school student in California, Riva was dealing with overwhelming ailments, including hospitalizations related to Crohn's. Yet, Riva had the courage to board a plane to Washington, D.C., to lobby for funding for research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Her experience ignited a passion for publ...

Schering-Plough Wins Three of Scrip's Top Pharma Industry Awards

... annual awards ceremony last night in London. "We are honored and inspired by winning these three awards," said Hassan. "They are a testament to the courage and tenacity of our people around the world who have executed the remarkable transformation of Schering-Plough on our special long-term journey. "Th...

Leadership is all about Vision

... taking risks go hand in hand with vision. Having vision and not having the courage to follow through on your vision is certainly not good leadership. The old ..., vision is understanding your value proposition thoroughly, and having the courage to take calculated risks with the inputs from trusted colleagues to help sh...
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