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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...

2014-08-18 23:09:06

Live Very Well is excited to debut he Like. Live. Give a Smile. Facebook campaign. For every "like" the new Live Very Well Facebook page receives, Live Very Well will donate $1 to Smile Network International, to help impoverished children and adults receive life-altering cleft lip and palate surgeries. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 On top of launching LiveVeryWell.com, a new private insurance exchange, Live Very Well is excited to debut a social media campaign with a...

2014-07-25 12:25:26

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smile Train and its technology partner BioDigital have been selected to showcase their Virtual Surgery Simulator among leading global health innovations in The Hive at TEDMED 2014, which will take place in Washington, D.C. at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. "Smile Train is honored to be represented through our partnership with BioDigital alongside the talented community of innovators in health and medicine that...

2014-05-28 23:07:34

Socially Conscious Banana Producer and Its Social Foundation Provide Rehab and Support for Cleft Lip and Split Palate Surgeries Coral Gables, Fla. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 This year, Turbana and its social foundation, Fundauniban, joined forces with the Rotary Club of Uraba and 50 other entities, along with surgeons, anesthesiologists, and specialists from the United States and Colombia to provide free surgeries for economically challenged individuals suffering from cleft lip and split palate...

2014-05-27 15:08:14

EMBL How long-distance control impacts face formation Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, have identified how a specific stretch of DNA controls far-off genes to influence the formation of the face. The study, published today in Nature Genetics, helps understand the genetic causes of cleft lip and cleft palate, which are among the most common congenital malformations in humans. “This genomic region ultimately controls genes which determine...

2014-05-20 23:09:46

Surgeon from La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles announces he will be traveling to Guatemala in May to provide care for underserved communities. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian of La Peer Health Systems will soon be traveling to Guatemala as part of a team of 110 healthcare professionals. The goal of the trip is to provide medical care to over 2,000 patients in the area of Chichicastenango. While there, the team hopes to perform 130 surgeries and 200 dental procedures. All...

2014-04-10 16:24:33

Effort Part of 'Carando Cares' Campaign BOSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ­­Carando Classic Italian Meats helped brighten the day for patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston this afternoon. Carando, along with Stop&Shop, served nearly 200 free Easter lunches to the patients, their families and the staff at the hospital. The lunch consisted of Carando's signature spiral ham, mashed potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie. Following the feast, Carando and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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