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Leading Newborn Screening Organization Announces Partnership to Support Advocacy on Global Level

CINCINNATI, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Save Babies Through Screening Foundation (SBTS), the only national volunteer-run nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to the advocacy of newborn screening (NBS), is pleased to announce a new partnership with World Solutions Against Infectious Diseases (WSAID). Since 2010, WSAID has been working on behalf of newborn screening programs, ...

We have the same end-goals, but disagree on how to reach them

Early yesterday morning, a 16-year-old child went missing. Early yesterday morning, a woman, in desperate anguish, put out a Facebook post with pictures of her child and asked for help. By late this morning, through the power of social media, the child was found safe. Two days ago, a Big Ten university football team played […]

Communities unite to support children and families during PACER's National Bullying Prevention Month in October

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 13 million children are bullied in America each year. Chances are that this is happening to a child that you care about. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which was developed in 2006 by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center  (PACER.org/Bullying) to raise awareness of the issue. "October is a time when educators...

Is It Just A Cold Or Is It Allergies?

Experts at Cincinnati Children's Give Parents Tips on How to Tell the Difference CINCINNATI, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the problems that parents may have during the fall is deciphering whether their children's sneezing is due to a cold or allergies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO ) "Runny, stuffy or itchy noses, sneezing, coughing, fa...

BryLin Behavioral Health System Hires New Chief Medical Officer

Buffalo, NY, September 24, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Behavioral Health Leader in Western New York Selects Experienced Physician Executive to Provide Leadership for Clinical Operations as well as Medical Management BryLin Behavioral Health System in Buffalo, NY, has hired Dr. Sanjay Gupta as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Gupta is an experienced physician executive with more than 30 years of healthcare exper...

The Help Group & Bear Givers Celebrate Young Artists with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Third Annual Art Show Provides Opportunity for Student Artists & Raises Funds for Arts Programs SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group is proud to present Through Our Eyes: A Celebration of Young Artists, an exhibit of wonderfully creative original artwork by students of The Help Group's Village Glen and Bridgeport Schools.  For the third ...

UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS Chattanooga Fun Run Motivates Young People to Lead Active, Healthy Lifestyles

More than 350 kids participated in the UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS® Chattanooga Fun Run today at Ross’s Landing. UnitedHealthcare mascot Dr. Health E. Hound helped Sen. Bo Watson and Steve Podrasky of UnitedHealthcare kick off the fun run. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/2017092300504...

Boston keratoprosthesis complication rate high in children

Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis implantation in children was associated with a high complication rate, device failure and poor visual outcome in a retrospective case series generated at three tertiary referral centers in Canada. The study included 11 eyes of 11 patients aged 16 years or younger who underwent KPro implantation between January 2010 and November 2014. Five eyes were operated on after ...

Rising premiums, high deductibles, and gaps in coverage before the ACA

A guest column by the American College of Physicians, exclusive to KevinMD.com. By the time you read this, Congress will be in session and hopefully not engaged in another watermelon spitting contest on health care (I’d use a urological metaphor, but there may be children in the room). If our Representatives and Senators choose to […]

Institute for Child & Family Health (ICFH) Awarded $100,000 Grant from Health Foundation of South Florida

Funding to develop health information technology infrastructure and expand the use of electronic health records MIAMI, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Institute for Child and Family Health (ICFH) has received a $100,000 grant from Health Foundation of South Florida to implement electronic health records for the organization's behavioral health services. The grant funding will be u...

National Autism Network Launches HIPAA Secure Social Network Designed Specifically for Autism Community

CARY, N.C., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism Spectrum Disorder is the fastest growing developmental disability in the United States, affecting 1 in 88 children, according to the CDC.  As more families struggle to find answers and make sense of a diagnosis, National Autism Network announces the launch of an innovative, HIPAA-secure social network designed specifically and solely for t...

Meridian Health Plan Rated Among Top Medicaid Plans in Michigan and Illinois

DETROIT, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) released its 2017-2018 plan ratings. Meridian Health Plan is the only plan with a 4 out of 5 overall rating across all Medicaid product lines in Michigan and Illinois, according to NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2017-2018: Medicaid. Meridian Health Plan of Illinois, Inc. is the...

Queens Community Celebrates Expanded Matilda Raffa Cuomo Health Center

QUEENS, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Brightpoint Health, a leading nonprofit provider of healthcare services to New Yorkers in need, is renovating their successful clinic in Jamaica, Queens to better serve the community. The new facility is being renamed the Matilda Raffa Cuomo Health Center in honor of New York's former first lady's long history of charitable and humanitarian efforts ...

Child-Safety in Packaging Just Took a Beautiful New Step, and for a Beautiful Cause

All Packaging Company, a folding carton manufacturer based in Aurora, Colorado, has introduced a totally new solution for companies that want to keep their products safe from children, but at the same time look and feel beautifully branded on the store shelf. In addition to being a more earth-friendly packaging alternative to other child-resistant options,...

Fenwick Agency Debuts Community Involvement Program with Campaign to Stop Childhood Cancer

Fenwick Agency is pleased to announce the launch of a master charity program in the Plano, TX area, and invites participation from the agency’s clients and professional partners in benefiting the local community with a new charity initiative every 60 to 90 days. The inaugural campaign supports pediatric health, wellness and acute care services, specifically in the area of research into a cure fo...

Austin drug and alcohol treatment center partners with A&E's "Intervention" program to restore a family

Austin Recovery to be featured on Emmy® Award-winning real life show for third time AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Austin Recovery, the largest and most affordable not-for-profit drug and alcohol treatment center in Texas, has teamed up with the Emmy® Award-winning "Intervention" program for the third time to save an addict's life. The episode, featuri...

Global Acetyl Tributyl Citrate ATBC Market Research Report 20112023 [Report Updated: 20092017] Prices from USD $2240

SummaryAcetyl Tributyl CitrateATBC, is colorless, odorless, oily liquid, is a nontoxic plasticizer which can be used as plasticizers in polyvinyl chloride, cellulose resins and plasticizers synthetic rubber. For the production of nontoxic PVC, food containers, children's toys, medical products, film, sheet, cellulose paint and other products.The global Acetyl Tributyl Citrate ATBC market will reac...

5 Technologies that Will Revolutionize Cancer Care as We Know It

  According to the American Cancer Society, more than 80% of children with cancer survive five or more years. This is a dramatic improvement over... Read More →

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children's Health receive global accolades for use of health information technology

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stanford Children's Health and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford have been awarded the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2017 Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence for outstanding achievement in utilizing health information technology to improve patient outcomes. Since 1994, this award has rep...

Bespoke Filtration Equipment Enables Pharma Manufacturer to Fulfil Critical Contract

Amazon Filters has supplied a major pharmaceutical manufacturer with bespoke filtration equipment enabling them to fulfil a contract to deliver critical drugs to a leading children’s hospital. Faced with a shortfall of the required critical drugs, as they couldn’t get the right filtration equipment to filter them and carry on production, the pharmaceutical manufacturer turned to Amazon...

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Awards $150,000 Research Grant To New York Medical College In Honor Of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will present New York Medical College with a $150,000 Young Investigator Grant. The grant funds will support the research of principal investigator Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D. This event is part of Hope On Wheels activities in September in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month...

Families of Survivors of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) for Heart Conditions Report Favorable Quality of Life

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the few large studies to report long-term outcomes in cardiac patients treated in childhood with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has found overall favorable outcomes among survivors, as reported by families. ECMO provides short-term breathing and heart support for critically ill children while doctors treat the underlying il...

Aflac has Donated More Than $118 Million to Childhood Cancer

Did you know Aflac entered the childhood cancer community 22 years ago? SOURCE: Aflac DESCRIPTION:Aflac donated $3 million to sponsor the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at what is now known as Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. To date, Aflac has d

Food 4 Less/Foods Co Charitable Campaign To Benefit Children's Hospitals

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California based Food 4 Less is pleased to announce that it is raising funds to support children's hospitals in the communities its stores serve in Southern California, southern Nevada, and the greater Chicago area. In addition, the supermarket chain's Foods Co Division is collecting donations for children's hospitals in central and northern Cali...

Voicebrook Team to Participate in St. Jude Run/Walk to End Childhood Cancer - NYC

Lake Success, NY, September 22, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Members of the Voicebrook family, local to New York City, will be walking in the St Jude annual walk/run to end childhood cancer. Employees from around the US have also pledged support, joining the "Virtual Team," and raising funds for the event. Participants will gather Saturday, September 23 at Pier 16, the South Street Seaport Museum ...

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