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Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles Company Profile

21:04 EST 22nd January 2020 | BioPortfolio

Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can have positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illnesses and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. The Greater Los Angeles Chapter celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2013, having granted more than 8,300 wishes to local wish children between the ages of 2 ½-18. With the help of generous donors and more than 25,000 volunteers, the network of Make-A-Wish chapters grants a wish every 38 minutes somewhere in the country. It has granted more than 226,000 wishes since its inception in 1980; more than 14,000 in 2013 alone. Visit Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles at wishla.org to learn more.


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Ovation Fertility Co-Founder and CEO Nate Snyder Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year in Greater Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) June 28, 2019 Ovation® Fertility Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Nate Snyder has received the Entr...

Los Angeles Jewish Home Seniors Reach Goal to Become Bat Mitzvahs A Milestone for the Ages

RESEDA, California (PRWEB) June 19, 2019 One is never too old to make dreams happen, including the dreams of three women living toge...

Los Angeles Fire Department’s Pilot Program Helps People With Health Issues

The Los Angeles Fire Department created an advanced provider response unit pilot program to help people who call into 911 but do not require ED care. The goal was to make better and more efficien...

SureFire CPR Announces Los Angeles Location

Industry leader in CPR and first aid instruction, announces its new Los Angeles location. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) November 20, 2019 SureFire CPR, an industry leader in CPR and first aid instruction, anno...

New Dispensary in Los Angeles Redefines Cannabis Retail

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) August 24, 2019 The scene Saturday morning was pure excitement. On a nondescript block in downtown Los Angeles, ...

Stiiizy Unveils Flagship Store in Downtown Los Angeles Grand Opening

LOS ANGELES - August 26, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) STIIIZY, one of the best-selling, fastest-growing cannabis brands in the U.S., officially unveiled its first flagship store in Downtown Los A...

Pilot launched in Greater Manchester pharmacies to improve outcomes for patients with mental health

(NIHR Greater Manchester Patient Safety Translational Research Centre ) The NIHR GM PSTRC has funded a new pilot which aims to make a real difference to people with mental health problems. Patients en...

Children's Hospital Los Angeles receives $1.7M to study how GI tract repairs after injury

(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) Children's Hospital Los Angeles investigator Mark Frey, Ph.D., has received a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study mechanisms of repair ...

Drugs and Medications [2 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

Fludeoxyglucose f 18 [university of california, los angeles]

These highlights do not include all the information needed to use Fludeoxyglucose F18 Injection safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for Fludeoxyglucose F18 Injection. Fludeoxygluc...

Oxygen [schryver medical sales and marketing, inc.]

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PubMed Articles [696 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Refractive Errors and Amblyopia Among Children Screened by the UCLA Preschool Vision Program in Los Angeles County.

To summarize the results of five years of vision screening with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Preschool Vision Program (UPVP).

Concomitant Utilization of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Meningococcal Vaccine (MenACWY) Among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men in Los Angeles County, California.

Recent outbreaks of serogroup C meningococcal disease in Southern California have led the California Department of Public Health to recommend the quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine (MenACWY) for gay, ...

Teleneurology clinics for polyneuropathy: a pilot study.

Polyneuropathy (PN) is a common condition with significant morbidity. We developed tele-polyneuropathy (tele-PN) clinics to improve access to neurology and increase guideline-concordant PN care. This ...

Impact of secondary and primary particulate matter (PM) sources on the enhanced light absorption by brown carbon (BrC) particles in central Los Angeles.

In this study, we investigated aerosol chemical composition, spectral properties of aerosol extracts, and source contributions to the aerosol light-absorbing brown carbon (BrC) in central Los Angeles ...

Co-use of tobacco and marijuana among young people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County.

Tobacco and marijuana co-use among young people in the U.S. is a public health concern that deserves greater attention. This study addresses a significant gap in the literature by examining the preval...

Clinical Trials [3465 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Encouraging Judicious Prescribing of Opioids in Los Angeles County

In collaboration with the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner's Office and the State of California's controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES), the investigator...

Patient-Directed Lifestyle Change and Health Promotion Program or Usual Care in Low-Income, Uninsured Participants in Los Angeles County, California

RATIONALE: Clinic-based health programs may be effective in improving the diets and physical activity levels of low-income, uninsured participants in Los Angeles County, California. PURPO...

Increasing Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Uptake in Low-Income, Ethnic Minority Adolescents in Los Angeles County

The primary aim of the study is to evaluate, in a randomized trial, a theoretically driven intervention to increase receipt of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among underserved, high ri...

Healthy Lifestyles for Mentally Ill People Who Have Experienced Weight Gain From Their Antipsychotic Medications - 2

This program aims to help veterans who take antipsychotic medications lose weight. We use a program based on the American Diabetes Association's "Diabetes Prevention Program," and we have...

Nashville - Hypertension Management Model

Black men face a shorter life expectancy than white men due to poorer health outcomes associated with many chronic diseases, most notably hypertension and its cardiovascular complications....

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Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles

Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study o...

Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles

Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles (formerly known as Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland Chapter) provides programs and services free of charge to individuals wi...

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American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles

A volunteer-led humanitarian organization, the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Serving more than 35 cities in the Los Angeles re...

Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles

Established in 1954, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles is the largest manager of charitable assets and the leader in planned-giving solutions for Greater Los Angeles ...

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