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Published: Tue, 23 May 2017 04:49:03 EDT

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De jeunes leaders africains présentent des argumentaires de solutions innovantes aux entreprises afin de façonner l'avenir de l'Afrique

Tue, 23 May 2017 03:00:00 EDT

(image) Les jeunes se rassemblent pour collaborer et s'attaquer aux changements au sein de leurs communautés dans toute l'Afrique de l'Est NAIROBI, Kenya, 23 mai 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Plus de 100 jeunes leaders africains se sont rencontrés à Nairobi, au Kenya, les 19 et 20 mai afin de...

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Ferring commits $10 million to March of Dimes to expand research needed to end preterm birth

Tue, 23 May 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) SAINT-PREX, Switzerland and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and the March of Dimes Foundation announced today that Ferring has committed $10 million to support the network of March of Dimes Prematurity Research Centers that are...

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Ferring se compromete a aportar $10 millones a March of Dimes para ampliar las investigaciones necesarias para poner fin a los nacimientos prematuros

Tue, 23 May 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) SAINT-PREX, Suiza y WHITE PLAINS, Nueva York, 23 de mayo de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals y March of Dimes Foundation anunciaron hoy que Ferring se ha comprometido a aportar $10 millones para apoyar a la red de Centros de Investigación sobre Nacimientos...

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Bay Area Lyme Foundation's LymeAid 2017 Raises $850,000 to Boost Lyme Disease Research

Mon, 22 May 2017 19:57:00 EDT

(image) PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area Lyme Foundation, the leading public not-for-profit sponsor of innovative Lyme disease research in the US, brought together scientists, philanthropists, celebrities and patients for the fifth annual LymeAid®, an event aimed at...

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Committee for Children Launches Mind Yeti App for Kids and their Adults

Mon, 22 May 2017 19:09:00 EDT

(image) SEATTLE, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Committee for Children (CFC), the global leader of research-based social-emotional learning curricula, today announced the launch of Mind Yeti for iPhone and iPad. The free app teaches mindfulness to children aged 5–12 using fun,...

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Martin Luther King County Labor Council Passes Resolution Against Beverage Tax

Mon, 22 May 2017 17:28:00 EDT

(image) SEATTLE, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday May 17, 2017, Teamsters Local 174 presented a Resolution before the Martin Luther King County Labor Council urging them to "Beware of the Beverage Tax: It is not what it seems." The Resolution, which demanded that any beverage...

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Feinstein Institute Recognizes Women in Science

Mon, 22 May 2017 16:26:00 EDT

(image) MANHASSET, N.Y., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than $225,000  in awards were handed out to top female scientists from Northwell Health's Feinstein Institute for Medical Research during the sixth annual Advancing Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM – pronounced awesome) lunch...

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Media Invited: Local Helena Hero Awarded National 2017 Allies in Action State Partner Award

Mon, 22 May 2017 16:25:00 EDT

(image) HELENA, Mont., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States. This might seem like an insurmountable problem, but there are those who work tirelessly in the mental health field who are trying to bring an end to this tragic loss of...

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Golden State Crisis: Half of Californians Who Need Mental Health Services Are Not Getting Treatment

Mon, 22 May 2017 16:23:00 EDT

(image) SAN DIEGO, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 1 in 6 adults in California has a mental health need, and approximately 1 in 20 suffers from a serious mental illness. The rate among children is even higher: 1 in 13 suffers from a mental illness that limits participation in daily...

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Italy Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano to Address AJC Global Forum 2017

Mon, 22 May 2017 16:19:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Angelino Alfano, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy, will address the AJC Global Forum 2017, which will take place June 4-6, in Washington, D.C. The AJC Global Forum is the advocacy organization's signature annual event, bringing...

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Mobile Edge Cares: New Initiative Continues Mobile Edge's Long-Standing Tradition of Giving Back

Mon, 22 May 2017 16:09:00 EDT

(image) ANAHEIM, Calif., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Edge, the leading provider of stylish laptop cases, messenger bags, and backpacks for busy travelers, students, professionals, and gamers is pleased to announce the launch of "Mobile Edge Cares," a new initiative designed to help support...

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Sutter Health Sponsors Celebrity Golf Classic Benefiting Football Brain Injury Research

Mon, 22 May 2017 16:04:00 EDT

(image) SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern California's Sutter Health signed on to be the title sponsor of a celebrity golf tournament raising funds for research on traumatic brain injuries in high school football. The Game-Changer Celebrity Golf Classic, headlined by...

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Skills for Chicagoland's Future Announces More Than 1,100 Unemployed and Underemployed Placed in Jobs in 2016 With Goal of Placing 1,200 in 2017

Mon, 22 May 2017 15:44:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Skills for Chicagoland's Future (Skills)—a public-private partnership that meets the hiring needs of employers by offering innovative solutions to place qualified, unemployed and underemployed candidates into available positions—announced today that...

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Paralyzed Veterans of America Elects David Zurfluh as National President

Mon, 22 May 2017 15:18:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) this week appointed immediate past national senior vice president to hold the organization's highest elected office, its national president.  David Zurfluh, a native of Washington S...

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Experimental Therapy for Immune Diseases Hits Achilles Heel of Activated T cells

Mon, 22 May 2017 15:00:00 EDT

(image) CINCINNATI, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Immune diseases like multiple sclerosis and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis unleash destructive waves of inflammation on the body, causing death or a lifetime of illness and physical impairment. With safe and effective treatments in...

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ASCO and the CAP Invite Comment on Focused Update to HER2 Testing Guideline in Breast Cancer

Mon, 22 May 2017 15:00:00 EDT

(image) NORTHFIELD, Ill. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Draft recommendations as part of a focused update to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)/College of American Pathologists (CAP) evidence-based guideline for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2...

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New Jersey Health Foundation Awards $50,000 Innovation Grant To Princeton University Researchers Studying Metastatic Cancer Cells

Mon, 22 May 2017 14:20:00 EDT

(image) NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) has awarded another $50,000 Innovation Grant to researchers at Princeton University, announced James M. Golubieski, president of NJHF. Grant recipients Yibin Kang, Ph.D., Princeton's...

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Black AIDS Institute Announces "30 Days Of HIV" campaign leading up to National HIV Testing Day

Mon, 22 May 2017 14:09:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Black AIDS Institute (BAI), the U.S.'s only national think tank focused on HIV impact in Black communities, has announced "30 Days Of HIV" a national, digital, community campaign to raise awareness, educate and mobilize Black...

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Work Zone Safety Bill Will Save Lives

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:10:00 EDT

(image) COLUMBIA, S.C., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas AGC (CAGC) is celebrating the passage of the Work Zone Safety Bill, legislation that will save lives for the construction industry and the public. This bill has been five years in the making and is one that CAGC has filed,...

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Sonoma County Solid Waste Workers Vote To Join Teamsters Local 665

Mon, 22 May 2017 12:38:00 EDT

(image) SANTA ROSA, Calif., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Solid waste and recycling workers throughout Sonoma County have voted to join Teamsters Local 665. An overwhelming majority of the almost 400 drivers, mechanics, customer service representatives and other workers voted to join...

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