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Big Brothers Big Sisters Company Profile

05:54 EDT 20th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are in single-parent and low-income families or households where a parent is incarcerated. As the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers ("Bigs") and children ("Littles").


News Articles [88 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Dial announces Big Brothers Big Sisters of America partnership

Gisselle GaitanTogether both companies will form the Healthier Futures program, which ensures that children facing adversity have the guidance needed to succeed in life while also teaching healthy hyg...

Former elite athletes live longer than their brothers

On average, former elite athletes survive longer than their brothers. In addition, their self-rated health and health-related habits are better in comparison to their brothers at an older age. The stu...

Twin brothers both diagnosed with testicular cancer within days of each other – The Sun

The SunTwin brothers both diagnosed with testicular cancer within days of each otherThe SunTeacher Sean Collard went to doctors with a pain in his back - but was told to buy a new mattress, the Mirror...

How These Sisters Became Champions For Legalizing Weed

Meet two sisters who traded Wall Street for the marijuana business and find out why success in the legal pot industry demands both business smarts and political savvy.

August 1 is National Girlfriends Day and National Sisters Day

Take care of yourself and help your girlfriends and sisters live safer, healthier lives with these tips.

Twin sisters known for spirited battle with obsessive compulsive disorder die in possible ‘suicide pact’ – SFGate

SFGateTwin sisters known for spirited battle with obsessive compulsive disorder die in possible 'suicide pact'SFGateSara and Amanda Eldritch would take showers that lasted upward of 10 hours. The inse...

Study explores mortality and health-related habits in former elite athletes and their brothers

On average, former elite athletes survive longer than their brothers. In addition, their self-rated health and health-related habits are better in comparison to their brothers at an older age.

Children with Autism Less Likely to Be Fully Vaccinated, Study Finds

(CNN) – Children with autism spectrum disorder are significantly less likely to be fully vaccinated than children unaffected by autism, new research finds. And the same is true of their younger ...

Drugs and Medications [52 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

Air [HARTMAN BROTHERS, INC]

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Nitrogen [HARTMAN BROTHERS, INC]

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Oxygen [HARTMAN BROTHERS, INC.]

Oxygen

Clearlax [Hannaford Brothers Company]

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Sleep aid [Hannaford Brothers Company]

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PubMed Articles [43 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Concordance of Non-Low-Risk Disease Among Pairs of Brothers With Prostate Cancer.

Purpose Prostate cancer among first-degree relatives is a strong risk factor for diagnosis of prostate cancer, and the contribution of heritable factors in prostate cancer etiology is high. We investi...

Management of homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia in two brothers.

Homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (HoFH) is a rare, genetic disorder of abnormally high levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) requiring aggressive interventions to retard the e...

Dignum et justum est: Obamacare and Travail of the Little Sisters.

This essay traces the Affordable Care Act from initiation through the bureaucratic unfolding of required preventive health services for women and presents the ethically reasoned objections to provisio...

Mortality and health-related habits in 900 Finnish former elite athletes and their brothers.

There is conflicting evidence on the associations between participation in vigorous sports, health habits, familial factors and subsequent mortality. We investigated all-cause mortality and health-rel...

Variation in reproductive outcomes of women with histories of bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa, or eating disorder not otherwise specified relative to the general population and closest-aged sisters.

This study seeks to examine the long-term reproductive consequences of eating disorders (ED), to assess variation in reproductive outcomes by ED type, and to examine reproductive differences between w...

Clinical Trials [28 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Studying Genes for Barrett's Esophagus in Brothers and Sisters

RATIONALE: Learning about how often heartburn and other risk factors occur in brothers and sisters and other family members of patients with Barrett's esophagus may help identify other ind...

Randomized Controlled Trial of Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring for Prevention of Crime and Delinquency

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) community-based mentoring (CBM) program for prevention of crime and delinquenc...

Blood Sample Collection and Health Information Collection From Patients With Invasive Breast Cancer and Their Brothers and Sisters

RATIONALE: Collecting blood samples and health information from patients with invasive breast cancer and from their brothers and sisters over time may help the study of cancer in the futur...

Educational Intervention With or Without Telephone Counseling in Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Compliance in Brothers and Sisters of Patients With Colorectal Cancer

RATIONALE: Printed educational materials and counseling by telephone may improve colorectal cancer screening compliance in brothers and sisters of patients with colorectal cancer. PURPOSE...

Study of Metabolic Syndrome in Survivors of Childhood Cancer and in Their Healthy Sisters and Brothers

RATIONALE: Gathering information about how often metabolic syndrome occurs in young survivors of childhood cancer may help doctors learn more about the disease. PURPOSE: This clinical tri...

Companies [89 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Big Brothers Big Sisters

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sist...

eLearning Brothers

eLearning Brothers provides the planet’s largest, most interactive library of assets for rapid eLearning development. eLearning Brothers was founded in 2009 by two brothers w...

Sisters of Charity Health System

The Sisters of Charity Health System was established in 1982 as the parent corporation for the sponsored ministries of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine in Ohio and South Carolina. The Sisters o...

Richmond Brothers, Inc.

Richmond Brothers, Inc. is an SEC registered investment advisor and wealth management firm founded in 1994.

Cigna Corporation and Alexian Brothers Clinically Integrated Network, LLC and Midwest Center for Women’s HealthCare

Alexian Brothers Clinically Integrated Network, LLC is a physician-driven organization that includes 120 primary care physicians and over 500 specialists who serve patients. The g...

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