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2014-04-23 04:21:02

Finalists from field of 155 applicants are in the running to receive a total of EUR 9 million; Cities will convene at Bloomberg "Ideas Camp," refine and resubmit proposals in summer NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today revealed the 21 European cities that have emerged as final contenders in its 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge, a competition to inspire cities to generate innovative ideas that solve major challenges and improve city life, and that ultimately can...

2014-04-22 23:02:21

EggBanxx is the industry's first national network of highly skilled and specially trained egg freezing physicians working to make egg freezing affordable with low-interest financing and a bundled egg freezing package. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 EggBanxx, FertilityAuthority’s new egg freezing program, is honored to be featured in Bloomberg Businessweek’s cover story this week about egg freezing. Egg freezing is becoming a viable option for women of reproductive age who are...

2014-04-09 16:21:53

The world's oceans get support from Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Susan and David Rockefeller, and Adrian Grenier NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceana, the largest international organization dedicated solely to protecting the world's oceans, honored Michael R. Bloomberg at its annual New York City Gala last night. Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, and Susan and David Rockefeller hosted the festivities. Longtime Oceana supporter Adrian Grenier was also in attendance. The evening...

The Market For Renewable Energy Grew In 2013, Despite Less Investing
2014-04-08 09:27:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Renewable energy accounted for 43.6 percent of the world’s newly installed electricity-generating capacity last year, despite a 14 percent drop in investments, according to the latest Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment report. The report, produced by the Frankfurt School, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, has become the standard reference for global renewable energy...

2014-04-07 12:29:13

Innovation Summit Gathers Global Mayors and Urban Leaders to Discuss Bold, Replicable Ideas Shaping Cities, September 28-30, 2014 WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute, The Atlantic, and Bloomberg Philanthropies will convene global mayors and leading urban thinkers for the second annual "CityLab: Urban Solutions to Global Challenges," to be held this year in Los Angeles, CA, from September 28-30. The multiday summit will engage leaders...

2014-03-31 08:25:04

NEW YORK, LONDON and PARIS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LexiFi and Bloomberg today announced the integration of LexiFi's technology into the Bloomberg Professional service, the financial data and information platform used globally by more than 319,000 financial professionals. LexiFi's Instrument Box, the company's core derivative technology, provides a scripting language for contract description and automatic user interface generation, exhaustive...

2014-03-30 23:21:43

Texas Medicaid fraud attorney J. Mark Brewer says he hopes $27 million payments by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. to resolve allegations of illegal payments to a doctor to prescribe certain drugs sends a strong message to other drug companies. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. recently agreed to pay the federal government and the State of Illinois $27.6 million to resolve allegations of illegally paying a doctor to prescribe certain dangerous...

2014-03-27 08:34:33

New Advocacy Grants Will Strengthen Reproductive Health Rights in Nicaragua, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Uganda NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the launch of a multi-faceted $50 million reproductive health program to prevent maternal deaths and help more women freely and safely make decisions about when to have children. At the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, Michael R. Bloomberg committed $50 million to Family Planning 2020...

2014-03-26 23:33:59

Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, authors of the recently released Changing the Way We Die, were featured in Bloomberg Businessweek as experts on hospice care and how it is changing. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Bloomberg Businessweek featured the award winning Viva Editions title Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement in an article on the monetary side of Hospice organizations. Written by health writers Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, Changing the Way We Die...

2014-03-19 08:30:44

BALTIMORE, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health- Health Advisory Board member and construction developer Ken Banks has teamed up with investigators from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to find a practical construction-based solution to a global public health problem. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is ranked no. 1 by U.S. News & World Report and has held this ranking for the past twenty years. Dr....