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2013-10-21 23:30:02

As Businessweek published on October 15, a new trial started alleging that the plaintiff's son was born with birth defects resulting from her use of Topamax. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Topamax side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website...

2013-09-27 12:23:29

BEIJING, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 27, Dzachuka's Smile, a non-profit documentary co-produced by China Central Television (CCTV) Documentary Channel and Smile Train, premiered in Beijing. As CCTV's first non-profit documentary focusing on cleft palate patients, it was produced by the core production team of the full-length documentary The Forbidden City. It is believed this will be a documentary hit on Chinese television after A Bite of China. (Photo:...

2013-09-27 08:24:20

'DZACHUKA'S SMILE' TO PREMIERE IN BEIJING NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 27, 'DZACHUKA'S SMILE,' a non-profit documentary co-produced by China Central Television Documentary Channel (CCTV) and Smile Train, will premiere in Beijing. CCTV¹s first non-profit documentary focusing on cleft patients, called 'DZACHUKA'S SMILE,' will subsequently air throughout China, with over 100 million viewers expected to watch. The film was selected as a contestant for the 12th...

2013-09-25 12:26:42

Devyn , Winner of Oxygen's THE FACE, to Host Festivities at Harry S. Truman High School in New York on October 4 NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smile Train, the world's leading cleft lip and palate charity, has announced that they will be joining forces with New York City schools MS 180, MS 181, Truman High School, PS 176, PS 178 and CEI's Project BOOST to celebrate World Smile Day® on Friday, October 4. Model and winner of season one of Oxygen's THE FACE, and Truman High...

2013-09-19 23:04:18

Longtime Operation smile supporter recognized for outstanding contributions to humanity: personal experience is motivation for her philanthropic efforts. (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 “I believe I was saved so that I could in turn help those in need,” Professor Alice Chiu gently remarked while reflecting on her recent honor for “Outstanding Contributions to Humanity” presented by the USA International Culture and Science Academy*. Alice Chiu knows firsthand the pain of helplessness....

2013-09-19 16:26:10

Brooke Burke-Charvet to Emcee; Sasha Allen and DJ Mix Master Mike to Perform LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity, will honor Kevin Beggs, Chairman of the Lionsgate Television Group; Randy Sherman, M.D., F.A.C.S., Vice-chair of the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; and actress Kate Walsh at its 2013 Smile Gala, September 27, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Smile Ambassador Brooke Burke-Charvet will...

2013-07-29 23:25:33

d’Oliveira & Associates is investigating allegations that this drug may be linked to birth defects like cleft lip or palate. The law firm works with Topamax lawyers across the country who are handling these types of lawsuits. (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Topamax (topiramate) is a drug used to treat epilepsy and prevent migraines. It has also been used for off-label weight loss for many years and recently the FDA approved a combination of topiramate and phentermine for weight loss. In...

2013-07-24 08:27:58

Smile Train, a non-profit organization providing free, safe, and quality cleft lip and palate surgeries around the world, was awarded the Interactive Media Council's highest honor for the planning, execution and overall professionalism of its website, http://smiletrain.org NEW YORK, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interactive Media Council, Inc. (IMC) has recognized Smile Train, a non-profit organization that treats cleft lips and palates throughout the world, as "Best in Class...

2013-07-11 08:29:35

Pediatric plastic surgery physician-scientist to research clinical outcomes following cleft lip and palate repairs HOUSTON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital is proud to announce that Dr. Laura Monson, pediatric plastic surgeon at Texas Children's, is the recipient of the 2012-2013 Texas Children's Hospital Auxiliary Fellowship. For more information about Texas Children's Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic, please visit...

2013-07-01 12:26:55

Charity Takes Part in Initiative with Events and Celebrations Across the Globe NEW YORK, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smile Train, the world's largest cleft charity, is joining in the celebration of July's National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month. The non-profit will participate in events worldwide, stretching from the United States, Latin America, the United Kingdom and Africa, in hopes of increasing awareness for cleft lip and palate. Smile...