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Published: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:13:29 EST

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CIARA Joins the Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP)

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:30:00 EST

(image) MONTREAL, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CIARA, a global technology provider that specializes in the design, development, manufacturing, integration and support of cutting-edge products and services, announced today that it has now become a Community level member of the Open Compute Project...

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La FDA toma medidas para mejorar el acceso a los aparatos auditivos

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:36:00 EST

(image) SILVER SPRING, Md., 7 de diciembre de 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos de los Estados Unidos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció el día de hoy medidas importantes para apoyar mejor el acceso de los consumidor a los audífonos o...

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AJC Urges House to Adopt Anti-Semitism Awareness Act

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:17:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is urging members of the U.S. House of Representatives to adopt the bipartisan Anti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2016. The Senate has already passed the measure, and once the House does so it can be delivered to President Obama for his...

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Georgia Power supports new At-Promise Youth Center in partnership with Atlanta Police Foundation

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:59:00 EST

(image) ATLANTA, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today announced a $500,000 donation from the Georgia Power Foundation to the Atlanta Police Foundation to benefit the Atlanta Police Department's new At-Promise Youth Center on Atlanta's Westside. The donation was presented at a special...

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WGU Indiana Partners with Pacers Foundation to Fund Scholarships

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:58:00 EST

(image) INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WGU Indiana and the Pacers Foundation are raising money to send Hoosiers to college during the holidays. As part of the "Good to Give" campaign, WGU is building its scholarship fund through the month of December to help current and...

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Inclusion of Mental Health Reforms and Addiction Funding in 21st Century Cures Act Is a Victory for the Health of America

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:39:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from: Mark Covall, President and CEO, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS). …..Today mental health reforms and funding to address the opiate crisis in America were passed...

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Researchers Link Dental Problems in Cleft Lip and Palate to Abnormal Salivary Glands

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:38:00 EST

(image) SEATTLE, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study in the Journal of Dental Research suggests that dental problems commonly associated with cleft lip and palate may be caused by abnormalities in salivary glands and an imbalance of immune compounds in the mouth. Dr. Timothy...

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Warriors Get Their Motors Running with Wounded Warrior Project and Harley-Davidson

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:00:00 EST

(image) KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many warriors, the experiences they had in the military were some of the best of their lives – filled with fellowship, meaning, and direction. To help wounded veterans connect with others who have similar military backgrounds,...

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Luminaries 'Go Deep' For The Ocean And Raise Over $800,000 At The Second Annual Ocean Gala

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:52:00 EST

(image) SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Second Annual Ocean Gala presented by MaiTai Global and OceanElders raised over $800,000 for ocean conservation efforts with special guests: Sir Richard Branson, Jackson Browne, Dr. Sylvia Earle, Bertrand Piccard, Bob Weir, Sean Stone,...

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Advocates celebrate passage of first-ever eating disorder legislation

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:41:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is a historic day for the 30 million Americans who will experience an eating disorder in their lifetimes and the more than 180,000 currently suffering in Minnesota alone. For the first time in history, Congress passed legislation specifically...

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Aurora Health Care Announces Recipients of 2016 Better Together Fund Grants

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:40:00 EST

(image) MILWAUKEE, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora Health Care today announced it is awarding a total of $5 million in grants through the Aurora Health Care Better Together Fund to more than 40 community organizations, colleges and universities throughout eastern Wisconsin. The funds will...

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Be a Holiday Hero! Hop on the 2016 Jingle Bus Tour

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:26:00 EST

(image) AURORA, Ill., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heartland Blood Centers, the leading supplier of donated blood to more than 70 Chicago-area hospitals, is looking for Holiday Heroes! The festively decorated Jingle Bus is pulling up to take your blood donation to help save lives!  Duri...

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PPMD Heralds Final Approval of Cures Bill That Contains Patient Experience & Other Policies to Advance Therapy Development

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:18:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne) – applauded today's final Congressional approval of the 21st Century Cures legislation. The bill,...

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Cities Welcome Passage of Cures Act, Applaud Opioid Provisions

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:18:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Senate passed the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act, which authorizes access to $1 billion of funding to help communities combat the opioid crisis. The bill also provides long-overdue reforms to the mental health and...

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All They Do is Nguyen: Two Brothers Go All-in for Wounded Warrior Project

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:15:00 EST

(image) LAS VEGAS, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was the 364th hand of the final table when Qui Nguyen (fittingly pronounced "win") beat out Gordon Vayo to take the title of champion at The World Series of Poker®. Qui, a former nail salon owner, endured nine grueling hours of...

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Colorado Gives Day 2016 raises $33.8 million in 24 hours

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:12:00 EST

(image) ARVADA, Colo., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado Gives Day remains the state's largest day of giving. Generous donors gave $33.8 million to 2,111 nonprofits in just 24 hours on December 6, 2016. This is an increase over the $28.5 million that was donated on Colorado Gives Day 2015....

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Trust for America's Health: Deeply Disappointed Congress Utilized the Prevention Fund as a 21st Century Cures Offset

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:01:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The below is a statement from Rich Hamburg, interim president and CEO, of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) on the 21st Century Cures legislative package. "TFAH is deeply disappointed Congress will utilize the Prevention and Public...

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Nation's Largest Suicide Prevention Organization Thanks Congress for Passing Mental Health Legislation

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:49:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed the 21st Century Cures Act which contains provisions of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016, H.R. 2646. The U.S. Senate voted on December 7, 2016, to pass...

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ANSI Announces 2017 Student Paper Competition Focusing on "The World in 2050"

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:47:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), in conjunction with its Committee on Education (CoE), is pleased to announce its sixth annual student paper competition as part of its ongoing efforts to spread awareness among...

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NAMI Celebrates Senate Passage of Mental Health Reform

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:42:00 EST

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) applauds and celebrates the U.S. Senate's passage of HR 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, legislation that sets a foundation for improving mental health care for millions of Americans....

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