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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...

2014-05-12 08:32:50

CLEVELAND, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Abeona Therapeutics, a start-up company created around intellectual property licensed from Nationwide Children's Hospital to develop treatments for Sanfilippo Syndrome Types A and B, has been granted Orphan Drug Designations for its lead investigational therapies by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Orphan Products Development. Following the successful close of seed financing in late 2013, Abeona is raising funds...

2014-05-09 12:26:08

-- Event included Saks Fifth Avenue Runway Show Featuring Zac Posen -- PHILADELPHIA, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's 58th Annual Daisy Day Luncheon and Fashion Show raised more than $1.6 million to support the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment. World leaders in their field, the Center's team has pushed the boundaries of medicine and established techniques to surgically repair birth defects before birth, while a baby is still in...

2014-05-07 08:33:17

New findings by the Children's Hospital of Michigan - Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Chief of Pediatric Nephrology and Wayne State University School of Medicine Pediatrics Professor Dr. Tej K. Mattoo and a national team of researchers - was published this week in the authoritative New England Journal of Medicine - are likely to change the way pediatricians manage troublesome urinary tract infections in millions of American children. They are also likely to change the current guidelines from the...

2014-05-01 16:29:26

BAYONNE, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Repeating Arms donated $100,000 to the St.Vincent House at Peyton Manning Children's Hospital. The contribution will benefit the patients and families seeking a greatly needed home away from home during treatment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140501/83175 The check was presented to Sue Anne Gilroy, Executive Director of the St. Vincent Foundation and the former Indiana Secretary of State by Anthony Imperato, President and...

2014-04-28 16:30:26

Pediatric patients of all ages celebrate an important rite of passage that every teen should have, no matter how sick. TAMPA, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Children's Hospital hosted prom night for pediatric patients who were unable to attend their own dance due to hospitalization or who, due to chronic or life-threatening conditions, may never get the opportunity. On Friday, April 25, 2014, more than 50 patients dressed up in fancy gowns and handsome...

2014-04-28 08:33:18

Guidelines call for more research to ensure urgent care is effective for children KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued an updated policy statement making recommendations and highlighting gaps in knowledge about the treatment of children in urgent care centers. Led by Gregory Conners, MD, MPH, MBA, Chief of the Division of Emergency and Urgent Care at Children's Mercy Hospital, the AAP Committee on Pediatric Emergency...

2014-04-23 12:32:46

Clockwork Home Services becomes the first home services company to partner with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, takes innovative approach to raising money for children ORLANDO, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How do you leverage the power and the reach of the largest home services provider in North America to help tiny babies and children in hospitals? For Clockwork Home Services it comes down to a very local approach....

2014-04-23 08:33:12

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) and Mountain States Health Alliance today announced they have signed an agreement to form a joint venture to own and operate the James H. & Cecile C. Quillen Rehabilitation Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn. The freestanding 26-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital will provide comprehensive physical rehabilitation to patients who have experienced stroke, trauma, brain and...


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