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2014-06-03 23:06:23

Emi-Jay Inc., sold in over 3,000 retailers domestically, just partnered with Children's Hospital Los Angeles committing to donate a significant portion of their profits each year for the next five years to the hospital. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Founders of Emi-Jay Inc., Julianne Goldmark and Emily Matson, who started their thriving affordable luxury hair accessory business as adolescents, continue on their commitment to giving back to children in their native Los Angeles. The...

2014-06-03 04:21:05

-- $50,000 Donation Supports Specialized Programming -- PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced a $50,000 gift from seven-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift, which will be used to create specialized programming for teens with cancer treated at CHOP's Cancer Center. The first initiative will be to establish a high-tech music therapy cart for teens to create and produce their own music while they go through cancer...

2014-06-02 16:25:16

Cancers characterized by DICER1 genetic defect are advancing new approach to cancer treatments, cures MINNEAPOLIS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent findings by researchers from the International Pleuropulmonary Blastoma (PPB) Registry and International Ovarian and Testicular Stromal (OTST) Tumor Registry, both based at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, have advanced the potential for early diagnosis and proactive treatment of children in families affected by...

2014-05-29 20:22:01

President Obama announces game-changing gift at White House summit on youth and sports LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philanthropist Steve Tisch, co-owner of the New York Giants and an Academy Award-winning film producer, has pledged $10 million to the department of neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA for the BrainSPORT Program, which has been renamed the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program. Announced by President Obama today during a...

2014-05-28 08:32:11

National Nonprofit Organization Contributes $1.2 Million to Support Pediatric Cancer Research Projects Nationwide ATLANTA, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research (Rally), a national nonprofit organization, today announced that it is awarding more than $1.2 million to 30 hospitals across the country as part of its annual funding allocation for 2014. "Rally enables cutting-edge research to continue what would otherwise not be possible...

2014-05-14 08:29:35

MONTRÉAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Canada held a press conference to share progress on the construction project of its new hospital in Montreal which is currently 35% complete. The event was also the occasion to launch a coast to coast awareness campaign about the hospital's specialty care in pediatric orthopedics for children from Quebec and across the country. An online article posted tonight to the Montreal Gazette's website, misquotes hospital...

2014-05-14 00:21:37

MONTRÉAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Canada held a press conference to share progress on the construction project of its new hospital in Montreal which is currently 35% complete. The event was also the occasion to launch a coast to coast awareness campaign about the hospital's specialty care in pediatric orthopedics for children from Quebec and across the country. An online article posted tonight to the Montreal Gazette's website, misquotes hospital...

2014-05-13 08:31:56

HOUSTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children's Hospital will set a record, presenting 22 scientific abstracts during the 57(th) Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course of the Society for Pediatric Radiology held May 13 through 17, in Washington, D.C. This is more abstracts than the department has ever presented in a single year at this conference. For more information about this conference visit: pedrad.org. "For a second...

2014-05-13 08:29:50

ORLANDO, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, April 25, Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) hosted its 17(th) Annual Caring Classic charity golf tournament which resulted in a record breaking net donation of $200,000 for Greater Orlando Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. This represents a cumulative total of nearly $2 million in funds raised since the tournament's inception that directly benefit the young patients of Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Winnie Palmer...

2014-05-12 08:32:54

Newly published findings by nationally recognized pediatric cardiologist Dr. Steven Lipshultz provide "very hopeful" evidence that survivors of often fatal ailment can regain "normal size and function" of disease-damaged areas of heart. DETROIT, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After two decades of arduous research, a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded investigator at the Children's Hospital of Michigan (CHM) at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and the Wayne State...


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