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2014-05-28 08:33:09

LIVINGSTON, N.J., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Silverstrom Group is proud to announce the first winner of the Smiles for Life Award in partnership with the American Cancer Society. Inspired to donate their medical expertise to help others, Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom's philanthropic award bestows a cosmetic dental makeover worth $25,000 to a cancer survivor in the New Jersey/New York area. After a long selection process, the dentists chose Betty Wetterauw of...

2014-05-15 23:12:41

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says,“According to an article published by the American Cancer Society about 3,000 US citizens are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year, which is not a very large number when compared to the population size of the demographic for potential victims. This week we wanted to share key statistics from the American Cancer Society in the hopes of educating victims and family members of this small population on what to look out for, as well explain to...

2014-05-14 23:00:45

Civic Duty, a charity cofounded by Julian Omidi and his brother Dr. Michael Omidi, is a sponsor of the First Annual Survivor’s Fashion Show benefitting the American Cancer Society. This celebratory event will honor those currently fighting and those who have fervently survived cancer and is scheduled for June 26, 2014, in Hollywood, the focus of the evening is a fashion show featuring cancer survivors modelling today’s latest styles. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 In the United States alone,...

2014-05-13 23:02:29

When Wayne Eisman, MD, decided not to run for reelection as President of ENTA—a post he has held successfully for the past 16 years—the Practice turned to another proven veteran they were certain could provide the needed leadership and vision to guide them through the accelerating changes being faced in the medical landscape. That person is Robert Green, MD. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The challenges and responsibilities of helping to lead a medical practice as large, dynamic...

2014-05-13 16:28:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most important keys to surviving cancer is access to treatment. For many patients, the best hope for a cure means traveling to a treatment facility in another city, sometimes for weeks or months. To help patients overcome the financial and emotional stress associated with traveling for treatment, Extended Stay America - the largest owner operated hotel chain in the U.S. - recently announced an unprecedented multi-year...

2014-05-01 16:21:19

Employees to hold fundraisers at more than 100 airports in addition to jet aircraft drag competition ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will hold more than 100 fundraising events next week as part of its partnership with the American Cancer Society with a new goal to generate $1.3 million to support research and other endeavors to end cancer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090202/DELTALOGO On May 8, Delta employees will observe the fifth annual...

2014-05-01 12:32:25

Cancer Survivors, Healthcare Providers, Members of the Beauty Industry and Women Everywhere Encouraged to Reimagine Beauty WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its 25(th )anniversary this year, Look Good Feel Better®, a free public service program dedicated to helping women living with cancer manage the appearance side effects of treatment and improve their self-esteem, is asking women everywhere to Reimagine Beauty and its meaning and importance to women undergoing cancer...

2014-04-30 23:07:24

Company makes donation to American Cancer Society on behalf of its team of nurses. Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 In recognition of National Nurses Week, Health Advocate, Inc., the nation’s leading independent healthcare advocacy and assistance company, will honor its expert staff of nurses with a donation to the American Cancer Society, a nationwide organization dedicated to saving lives from cancer. The ceremony will take place Friday, May 9 at the company’s Plymouth...

2014-04-28 16:24:29

Annual cross-state run has raised more than $1.4 million over 16 years ATLANTA, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power employees are continuing the fight to end cancer by running from St. Simons Island to the Georgia/Alabama state line as part of an annual 400-mile run to benefit the American Cancer Society. Since its inception 16 years ago, the two-and-a-half-day Georgia Power Run for the Reason has raised more than $1.4 million for the American Cancer Society....

2014-04-24 16:23:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti donated $1,049,000 as part of the brand's ongoing corporate partnership with NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). Allyson Witherspoon, Director Marketing Communications and Media, Infiniti USA, presented the checks to the winners during the celebration that took place at Infiniti's Americas Headquarters in Tennessee. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140424/78253 For...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.