Susan G. Komen for the Cure's(R) Moddelmog Calls for Congress to Launch Colossal Cancer Crusade
Cancer Survivor Paints Vision of World Where Cancer is Easily Detected and Treated
WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hala Moddelmog, a 6-year
cancer survivor and president and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R),
testified today before a special heari...
A School Teachers Crusade to Promote Sex Education
Madhu Behl, a schoolteacher in Chandigarh, is a woman on a mission to promote sex education, and she hasnt given up her efforts despite facing raised-eyebrows of many offended parents.
Her routine lectures on sex-related topics like masturbation, condoms or homosexuality, have often left s...
JK Rowling Intensifies Her Disabled Children's Rights Crusade
Harry Potter author JK Rowling is strengthening her crusade
for the rights of mentally ill and disabled children in East European mental hospitals, after setting the cause in motion last year.
Rowling is carrying on her campaign to bring an end to the humiliation of children kept in cages ...
Betsy McCaughey Rallies to Protect Seniors & Your Healthcare Choices
... has made infections a major public issue and won legislation in more than 25 states for public reporting on infection deaths. Now, McCaughey is on a crusade
to safeguard America's healthcare.
McCaughey says, "The health bills coming out of Congress will force you to give up the insurance plan you l...
AARP to Support the Love/Avon Army of Women
...esearch. Avon Products, Inc. is the largest corporate supporter of the breast cancer cause. Since the launch of the groundbreaking Avon Breast Cancer crusade
in 1992, Avon and the Avon Foundation have together mobilized hundreds of thousands of people and raised and awarded $585 million in more than 50 coun...
Video: Reese Witherspoon Joins Avon Foundation for Women and San Francisco General Hospital to Celebrate 5th Anniversary of Avon Comprehensive Breast Center
...ives of women and their families, and today brings this mission to life through a focus on breast cancer and domestic violence. The Avon Breast Cancer crusade
launched in 1992 and has now reached 55 countries, raising awareness and funds for access to care and finding a cure for breast cancer, with a focus o...
Grey Ribbon Crusade(TM) Promotes National Unification in the Fight Against Brain Tumors
...es of Hope" announce the debut of the Grey Ribbon crusade
to commemorate National Brain Tumor Awareness mon...and strength to this cause."
The Grey Ribbon crusade
seeks to create dynamic action in the drive for f...nal financial commitment.
The Grey Ribbon crusade
website allows members to post research requiring...
Tired? Sleepless? ... New Sleep Program 'Good Night, Sleep Right(TM)' Launches in April 2009
...NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Founder and CEO of Christine Fee Wellness, LLC ( www.ChristineFeeWellness.com ), Christine has announced her latest crusade
-- educating people about the benefits of a restful night's sleep and teaching individuals how to achieve high-quality sleep through her revolutionary...
Avon Foundation Convened Breast Cancer Experts in Miami to Address Prevention Strategies at Annual Forum
...aised and awarded more than $660 million in over 50 countries in support of the mission to improve the lives of women globally. The Avon Breast Cancer crusade
launched in 1992 and focuses on advancing access to care for all, regardless of ability to pay, and eradicating breast cancer. Funds are awarded for b...
Experimental Weight-Loss Pill Passes Early Test
FRIDAY, Dec. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers are hoping that an experimental new weight-loss drug will prove to be a valuable new weapon in the crusade
In recently released phase 2 trials, the drug, known as lorcaserin, resulted in substantial weight loss in obese men and women.
The Enterprise and the Individual
...d General Catalyst. No details were available about the new venture's projects, according to IDG News Service . . . Microsoft has a new partner in its crusade
for digital rights management: The House of Mouse. The software giant joined with Walt Disney "to improve the quality and security of digital media an...
Wisconsin can shine in the competitive biotech world, even among the giants
...ed such research. Only a few states are likely to emerge as stem-cell leaders, and Wisconsin can be among them provided state lawmakers abandon their crusade
to crimp research and dull one of the states competitive edges.
Another pavilion draw will be plans for the UW-Madisons Institute for Discovery, a ...
Lance Armstrong and the future of cancer care
...enign but certainly concerning hair loss to severe bone-marrow suppression and fatal infections.
A recent CNN article on Lance Armstrong's cancer crusade
showed a gallery of cancer patients. All of them were bald from undergoing their respective chemotherapies. Ironically, this picture is becoming less ...