Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles Company Profile

11:47 EDT 20th March 2018 | 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 to learn more.

News Articles [742 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

LA earthquake today: Los Angeles rocked by magnitude 3.2 quake

Los Angeles has been rocked by a magnitude 3.2 earthquake. "Felt quite a strong shake in downtown LA," tweeted another. In 2008, the US Geological Survey found there was a greater than 99 per cent c...

Crews battling California wildfire make headway in third day of fair weather

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battling a devastating California wildfire that now ranks as the state's second-largest on record capitalized on a third straight day of favorable weathe...

Stronger winds loom as crews make progress on California wildfire

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battling Southern California's sprawling wildfire made incremental progress in containing the two-week-old blaze but faced forecasts for stronger winds o...

Los Angeles subway work uncovers array of Ice Age fossils

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As part of the crew digging a subway extension under the streets of Los Angeles, Ashley Leger always keeps her safety gear close by.

US healthcare system needs coordinated response to potential pediatric pandemics

(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) Researchers at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have identified gaps in the United States healthcare system that make it inadequately prepared for the surge in ...

Los Angeles fire: 100 fire-fighters tackle huge blaze at apartment building in Pico Rivera

One person was injured after a massive fire broke out at an apartment complex near Los Angeles. Firefighters were forced to exit the building and go into “defensive mode” to battle the flames, th...

Adoption Documentary 'I Lived on Parker Avenue' Selected by Los Angeles Film Festival

Andrew Acedo, Outreach Director of NewFilmmakers Los Angeles, said the following, "NewFilmmakers Los Angeles is honored to officially select the fantastic documentary  I Lived Read more...

Jaguar Health Subsidiary Napo Pharmaceuticals Launches National “Keep Your Pants On… Unless ...

Campaign Kicks Off with Events at AIDS Walk Los Angeles and Greater Palm Springs Pride as Well as Digital Ads on More Than 25 HIV/LGBT Media Outlets Read more...

Drugs and Medications [316 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

Esika [Ventura Corporation (San Juan, P.R)]

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Blemish Control Blotting Paper

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Stila Sheer Color tinted Moisturizer SPF 30 Oil-Free

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PubMed Articles [641 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

For People With Disabilities, A Fight For Access To Housing.

The City of Los Angeles continues to struggle to make available housing that is both affordable and accessible.

Does Sodium Knowledge Affect Dietary Choices and Health Behaviors? Results From a Survey of Los Angeles County Residents.

In 2010, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a local sodium-reduction initiative to address the rising prevalence of high blood pressure (hypertension) and related cardiovascul...

Geographic health disparities in the Los Angeles pediatric esophageal foreign body population.

To assess geographical sociodemographic differences in the pediatric esophageal foreign body population of Los Angeles.

Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years - Los Angeles County, 1999-2006 and 2007-2014.

Hypertension is an important and common risk factor for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in adults in the United States. Despite considerable improvement in increasing the ...

Epidemiology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Gyrase A Genotype, Los Angeles, California, USA.

We investigated the epidemiology of the mutant gyrase A gene, a reliable predictor of ciprofloxacin resistance, in Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections at UCLA Health in Los Angeles, California, USA, duri...

Clinical Trials [2584 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

Palliation of Thirst in ICU Patients

Patients in Intensive Care Units are often extremely thirsty due to their medicines, illness, treatments or medicines that they receive. This study will test whether patients who receive ...

Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) Evaluation

The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) is designed to inform, encourage, and support older adults as they take steps to improve their lives and stay engaged in their communities. The program in...

Companies [1612 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles


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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