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Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Calls for Day of Prayer for America's Healing

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:26:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement calling the nation to prayer and reconciliation as the national divide grows deeper: "We are a divided nation that is in crisis. We are no longer...

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'Billion Dollar Roundtable' Now Includes LGBT, Disability, And Veteran-Owned Businesses In Corporate Supply Chains

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, and the USBLN (US Business Leadership Network), the disability inclusion business resource, are pleased to share that The Billion...

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(ISC)2 Announces Finalists for its Seventh Annual Americas Information Security Leadership Awards

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:00:00 EDT

CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- (ISC)²® today announced the finalists for its seventh annual Americas Information Security Leadership Awards (Americas ISLA®) program. The awards program celebrates the accomplishments of private and public sector industry leaders...

AllSportsMarket Sponsors Food for the Soul With Clipper Darrell and Lamar Odom

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:18:00 EDT

(image) HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In a time where our country has divided itself in so many ways, people are still making an effort to show that people are still united.  Regardless of race, there are people that are supporting each other in an effort to progress and not reg...

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Could Monday's Solar Eclipse Lead to More ER Visits? ER Docs Say Yes.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:56:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As much of the nation prepares for Monday's extremely rare solar eclipse, some emergency physicians say that this natural phenomenon could lead to a temporary surge in emergency visits at points across the country. While they are...

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Goodwill® Celebrates National Thrift Shop Day

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:48:00 EDT

(image) ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries International celebrates National Thrift Shop Day and encourages people across the nation to shop at Goodwill to do more than just snag great deals. With each purchase at Goodwill, shoppers contribute to programs...

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WOS Launches Learning Center in Detroit, Orletta Caldwell to Lead

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:40:00 EDT

(image) DETROIT, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS)—the leading non-profit organization geared towards aligning individuals from underrepresented groups with transformative career opportunities—is expanding its impact as a resource for individuals living in...

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Thomas H. Lee, MD, Installed as AOFAS President

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:37:00 EDT

(image) ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Columbus area orthopaedic surgeon Thomas H. Lee, MD, has been elevated to president of the 2,200-member American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS), the leading organization for lower extremity medicine and foot and ankle...

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National Alliance for Hispanic Health named a Gold Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:36:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) with a Gold Bicycle Friendly Business SM (BFB SM) award, for leading America toward a healthier future. With the announceme...

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Southern Research To Play Key Role In Low Cost Carbon Fiber Project

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:17:00 EDT

(image) BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) recently announced that Western Research Institute (WRI) was selected for an award with DOE funding of $3,745,413 to develop low cost...

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Yoga, Meditation and Peer Support Prove Effective in Reducing Illness-Related Stress for Teens with Heart Conditions

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:16:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 30 to 50 percent of teens with congenital heart conditions will experience anxiety and/or depression disorders, but new research published in the journal Pediatric Cardiology finds that yoga, meditation and peer support...

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A Roadmap to Job-Creating Transportation Infrastructure

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:00:00 EDT

(image) HOUSTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Opportunity Urbanism's (COU) new report on the nation's infrastructure, "A Roadmap to Job-Creating Transportation Infrastructure: Doing the Right Things Right " explores the best ways to address broad public concern about our flagging...

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DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation Pledges $500,000 To Support Local Little League® Baseball And Softball Programs

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:00:00 EDT

(image) SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation's Sports Matter program today announced a five-year, $500,000 commitment to Little League® Baseball and Softball, in support of its local districts and leagues across the country. The Foundation...

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Turkish Airlines lucha contra el hambre y la sequía en Somalia

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:50:00 EDT

(image) ESTAMBUL, August 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- - Turkish Airlines vuelve: se une con celebridades de los medios sociales para luchar contra el hambre y la sequía en Somalia El principal operador internacional de África envía el segundo avión de carga lleno de alimentos para salvar...

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American Heart Association Names Honor Roll of Top Fundraising Schools in Missouri

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:33:00 EDT

(image) ST. LOUIS, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last school year, thousands of Missouri students raised funds for heart disease and stroke for research and education by participating in the American Heart Association's Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart events. In total, more...

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CAIR Condemns Trump's Tweet in Support of 'Beautiful' Confederate Statues

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:17:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned tweets by President Trump in support of "beautiful" Confederate statues and monuments. Trump...

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Course Hero's Ignited Summer Fellows "Graduate" with Plans to Advance STEM Education in Bay Area Schools

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT

(image) REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Course Hero, an online learning platform that empowers millions of students and educators to succeed, today explained how Bay Area educators embedded within the company for the summer plan to use their experience to advance student...

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Dr. Drew Moghanaki joins LUNGevity Foundation Scientific Advisory Board

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation is proud to announce that Drew Moghanaki, MD, MPH, has joined its distinguished Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Moghanaki is a highly regarded expert in the field of radiation oncology and leads the Clinical...

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ECRI Institute Releases Groundbreaking Evaluation of Surgical Sutures

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:59:00 EDT

(image) PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute, the independent leader in medical device safety and evaluation, announces the completion of an extensive laboratory-based evaluation of surgical sutures. This is the first time the respected nonprofit research...

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Group Pushing for Enhanced Roadway Safety Expands

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:45:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just a month after its founding, the Coalition for Future Mobility has announced the addition of new members – the American Highway Users Alliance (AHUA), the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the...

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