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Latest Cleft lip and palate Stories

2014-10-22 08:31:56

Dr. Hollier brings wealth of expertise in pediatrics and cleft care to Smile Train cause NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smile Train, the world's largest cleft charity organization, today announced Dr. Larry Hollier as the new Chairman of the Smile Train Medical Advisory Board. "Having served on Smile Train's Medical Advisory Board for the past four years, I am honored to now take on the role of Chairman," said Dr. Hollier. "With Smile Train's focus on...

2014-10-07 00:21:48

Cydcor and its network of independent sales offices fund 125 surgeries for worldwide medical missions. WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cydcor, the global leader in outsourced sales, is excited to announce the success of its Week of Smiles campaign, which served as a great opportunity for teams to work together while raising money for Operation Smile. Operation Smile is a children's medical organization that helps children who have cleft lip and cleft palate...

2014-10-03 08:21:43

In new AcceleDent® Eco Give Back program, OrthoAccel to make donation to Smile Train for every AcceleDent unit returned by patients HOUSTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beautiful, healthy smiles are the driving force of OrthoAccel(® )Technologies, Inc. and now those smiles are not only possible for patients who use the company's groundbreaking AcceleDent(®) device to speed up their orthodontic treatment, but also through a new partnership with international children's cleft...

2014-10-01 08:31:48

Shriners Hospitals for Children® and Actor RJ Mitte urge all to accept kids with disabilities for who they are and to take a stand against bullying. TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children with physical disabilities are twice as likely to be bullied, impacting their educational, physical and emotional development.* In support of National Bullying Prevention Month, Shriners Hospitals for Children(® )and award-winning actor, model and philanthropist RJ Mitte are...

2014-10-01 08:28:58

A benefit for children born with cleft lip and cleft palate DENVER, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mending Faces (http://www.mendingfaces.org/), a Denver-based nonprofit organization that restores hope to children born with cleft lip and cleft palate in the Philippines, is holding their 4(th) Annual Restoring Hope event on Friday, Nov. 7 at EurAsian Interiors/ DecorAsian in Denver (http://www.mendingfaces.org/events/). The fundraiser will feature Asian art, hors d'oeuvres, wine,...

2014-09-30 23:11:30

An $11.8 million NIH grant will support research efforts to explore the genetic roots of cleft lip and cleft palate at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine have been awarded a $11.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, to continue their exploration of the...

2014-09-18 08:29:36

Installation to premiere at New York City's third annual Photoville with Special Guest Host IMG Model Sailor Brinkley Cook NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smile Train, the world's largest cleft charity, today announced the launch of When You're Smiling - an interactive campaign that leverages the talent of worldwide crowds to elevate support and engagement around cleft lip and palate repair and related treatment. In a fresh, original approach to nonprofit awareness-building and...

2014-09-03 12:32:12

Brooke Burke-Charvet to Emcee; Special Performance by The Voice star Judith Hill; Special Guest Presenters include Deidre Hall and Kate Walsh LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Smile, the international children's medical charity, will honor Ken Corday, Executive Producer of Days of our Lives; Access Hollywood anchor, Billy Bush and the Sharon D. Lund Foundation at its Smile Gala, September 19, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills. Smile Ambassador and...

2014-08-29 12:24:48

Game Day for LOVE kicks-off this weekend, giving sports fans and communities a way to give back when gathering to watch their favorite team take the field TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As communities gear up for an exciting football season, Shriners Hospitals for Children® teams up with New York Giants' offensive tackle, Justin Pugh to be their national spokesman for their Game Day for LOVE(TM) campaign. Together they invite supporters and football fans to host Game Day...

2014-08-21 23:02:19

Josie Dowd is a true example of a Hero; the 8-year-old Michigan girl has suffered through more than 14 surgeries, many being facial restructuring. The inspiring little girl was honored at July 2014 Hero of the Month by children's charity Kids Wish Network and Beaumont Children's Hospital. Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Together with Beaumont Children’s Hospital, children’s charity Kids Wish Network is excited to recognize Livonia girl Josie Dowd as a July 2014 Hero of...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.