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More Than 80 Celebrities to Come Together at the 20th Anniversary A Time for Heroes Celebrity Carnival Sponsored by Disney to Benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

-Star-studded Event with Concert by Miley Cyrus Takes Place on Sunday, June 7, in Los Angeles- LOS ANGELES, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, June 7, L.A.'s most talked about family carnival and picnic turns 20! More than 80 celebrities will be on hand at the 20th annual A...

Unsung Heroes of Health Care Reform?: $36 Billion in Annual Savings Linked to 'Group Purchasing Organizations' in Major Survey of Over 400 Hospitals

GPOs Are a Proven "Solution at Hand" as President Obama, Congress Explore Health Care Cost Cuts; With Financial Woes of U.S. Hospitals Worsening, More Savings from GPOs Are Possible WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When President Barack Obama and Congress weigh health care refo...

Donate Life California to Hold Press Conference Commemorating Donation Heroes Tuesday, April 28, 10:00 a.m., State Capitol

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Sacramento - On Tuesday, April 28, at 10:00 a.m., Donate Life Ambassadors made up of transplant recipients, living organ donors, and family members of organ and tissue donors will join Sacrament...

Elekta Sponsors All Are Our Heroes to Raise Cancer Awareness

Elekta is proud to now serve as a presenting sponsor for the All Are Our Heroes song project, an effort that uniquely celebrates and supports the efforts to overcome cancer. ATLANTA, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In our field, where we focus so intently on the science of cancer care, it's easy to ...

The American Legion Strongly Opposed to President's Plan to Charge Wounded Heroes for Treatment

WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leader of the nation's largest veterans organization says he is "deeply disappointed and concerned" after a meeting with President Obama today to discuss a proposal to force private insurance companies to pay for the treatment of military veteran...

Study shows why sporting heroes should thank their friends

Encouraging words from friends and family can pave the way to sporting victory, according to research by the University of Exeter, released today. Dame Kelly Holmes and Sir Chris Hoy have both cited the ongoing support of their families and friends as a major factor in their Olympic success. Now, ...

Lindt & Sprungli and Cookie Magazine Team up to Honor 'Lindt Unsung Heroes of Autism'

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Program that Recognizes and Honors Individuals for Their Contribution Stratham, N.H., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 24th 2009, Lindt & Sprungli , the world's leading producer of premium chocolate, announced a partnership with Autism Speaks . To...

Tampa Bay Veterinarian Featured in People Magazine's Heroes in Hard Times

Hospital Gave Away $1.2 Million in Free or Discounted Care Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) February 5, 2009 -- People Magazine featured Dr. Neil Shaw, chief medical officer and internal medicine specialist of Florida Veterinary Specialists (FVS), in their latest issue as a "...

TV 'Hero' Joins Other Heroes from Around the Country to Educate and Celebrate Inspiring Stories from the Community of People with Epilepsy

SEATTLE, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Grunberg -- film and television actor and star of the hit television series "Heroes" -- has a real life hero, his 12-year-old son, Jake, who has been living with epilepsy, a common neurological condition, for 5 years. Greg was joined by Epilepsy Advocates from ...

On Staying Alive's 10th Anniversary, Gym Class Heroes Singer Travis McCoy Named 2009 Foundation Ambassador

LONDON, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with Staying Alive's tenth anniversary on World AIDS Day (December 1st), MTV Networks International has announced the appointment of Travis McCoy, lead vocalist of the alternative hip-hop band Gym Class Heroes, as the Foundation's new 2009 Ambassador. ...
Heroes in Medical Technology

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to Honor Duane DeSisto of Insulet Corporation and Senator Edward M. Kennedy at 27th Annual Hearts & Heroes Gala

WELLESLEY, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Chapter - Bay State Branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the leader in setting the agenda for diabetes research worldwide and the largest charitable funder and advocate of type 1 research, will host its 27th Annual Hea...

Chuck Panozzo, Founder of Rock Band Styx, Joins GeoVax Labs, Inc. as an Advocate for Its HIV/AIDS Vaccine

...ejudice and intolerance; two things which we as society must fight to eradicate." Mr. Panozzo concluded, "I am not a hero by any means! The real heroes are the researchers who have dedicated their lives to finding treatments for the common fellow men. The easier they make the protocols, the more peopl...

Nobel Prize-Winning Discovery

...treatments for disorders and diseases. Many of these individuals will never be honored with ticker-tape parades and Nobel prizes. They are nonetheless heroes deserving of our deep gratitude. It is a "thank you" owed by everyone who believes in the power and promise of biomedical research to advance huma...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Comments on Discontinuance of Merck's HIV Vaccine Trial

...al trials in vaccine development," said Dr. Harriet Robinson, Chief Scientific Advisor for GeoVax. "The volunteers who participate in these trials are heroes of Vaccine Development and make it possible for products that are safe and effective to be identified and licensed for human use. GeoVax salutes the v...
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Heroes in Biological News

What makes a great footballer?

... While most fans are in awe of what their football heroes can do with a football, the source of their remarkable skill remains strangely mysterious. Although being in excellent physical condition undoubtedly ...

The surprising story of Charles Darwin and his homeopathic doctor

...In the new book, The Homeopathic Revolution: Why Famous People and Cultural heroes Choose Homeopathy (North Atlantic Books, 2007), Dana Ullman presents strong...scientists, this book uncovers biographical information about many cultural heroes of the past 200 years, including various literary greats (Emily Dickinson, ...
Heroes in Biological Technology

The World's Smallest Hero! Rexin-G, Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Cancers

...t's body burden and extending overall survival, they are truly " heroic ." In a manner of speaking, these tiny nano-particles may well be the smallest heroes in all the world. These "heroic" qualities are now embodied in the tumor-targeted anti-cancer agent, Rexin-G, developed by Epeius Biotechnologies...

DuPont and Genencor Create World-Leading Cellulosic Ethanol Company

...ward. Last year, leading scientists and engineers from DuPont, Genencor and Tate & Lyle were recognized by the American Chemical Society with the 2007 heroes of Chemistry award. DuPont and Danisco will host a webcast and slide presentation for shareholders, investors and the media at 9:00 a.m. (ET) today,...

Cleveland Clinic and Rutgers to Lead Newly Formed Institute for War Wounded

...men and women of our Armed Forces," Dr. Cosgrove said. "I am honored that Cleveland Clinic is part of the team awarded this opportunity to serve these heroes and potentially help several thousands of others who suffer from similar injuries." AFIRM is a national effort to address the healthcare challenges ...

Calling for a Cure

...1,000 tons. The impact pulverized the asbestos material into microscopic, easily respirable fibers to which the firefighters, rescue workers and other heroes were exposed. In the ensuing months, workers, residents and school children in the area continued to be exposed. For all those who are now sick, who...

International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Advocates Screening Fire Fighters for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Using Pulse CO-Oximetry

...as designed with saving lives and preserving health in mind. We applaud IAFF for taking this proactive step to ensure the health and well-being of the heroes who care for us all." About Masimo Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ) develops innovative monitoring technologies that significantly improve patient care -- ...

Celebrities and Notables From the Worlds of Film, Television, Music and Sports Join Lifetime Television's 13th Annual Multi-Platform 'Stop Breast Cancer For Life' Campaign

... Lifetime's partners, experts, and celebrities in interviews as well as running Lifetime PSAs throughout the month of October. COMMUNITY * heroes Celebration: On Tuesday, October 16th, Lifetime hosts the annual "Heroes" reception in Los Angeles, sponsored by Lean Cuisine, honoring the co...

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gutierrez to Address AdvaMed 2007

...ving his Life WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Day two of AdvaMed 2007: The MedTech Conference will highlight how everyday patients are heroes and benefit from advancements in medical technology as well as speakers on the diversity and strength of the economic impact of the medical technology...

NFL Hall of Fame Legend Fred Biletnikoff Joins AFL/Signalife Cardiovascular Protection Team

...amed in his honor. Dr. Harmison, former Principal Deputy of the U.S. Department of Health Services, commented: "Mr. Biletnikoff -- one of my personal heroes -- has made the choice to make a difference in a disease-state that burdens practically every family in America and costs the U.S. Health Care industr...

DuPont, Genencor International and Tate & Lyle Honored for Groundbreaking Work in Developing Bio-PDO(TM)

... teams involved in the development of Bio-PDO(TM) with the prestigious 2007 heroes of Chemistry award this week at the 234th ACS National Meeting in Boston. B...n Loudon, Tenn., by the DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products joint venture. The heroes of Chemistry Awards highlight the vital role of industrial chemical scienti...

Create a Governors Technology Summit

...ilities could be. These talented men and women from our scientific and technical community who have come here from all over the world should be the heroes of our society. Instead of building more and bigger athletic facilities we should be investing heavily in research and technology centers that nurture...
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