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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....

2011-11-28 23:15:53

Weill Cornell researchers report development and use of new mouse model that could show the way to new treatments and prevention strategies for cleft lip and cleft palate in humans Scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College used genetic methods to successfully repair cleft lips in mice embryos specially engineered for the study of cleft lip and cleft palate. The research breakthrough may show the way to prevent or treat the conditions in humans. Cleft lip and cleft palate are among the...

2010-11-11 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To help make the holiday season easier, Oral-B Glide along with "General Hospital" star Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo, today will kick off the "Glide Into The Holidays" program benefitting Operation Smile, with a free skate day at New York City's Wollman Rink in Central Park. At the event, families are invited to Glide on the ice to raise money for Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity that provides free surgeries to repair cleft...

2010-09-14 18:08:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company's Oral-B® and television host Brooke Burke took over New York City's Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Station to celebrate their commitment to advancing America's oral health. Oral-B, the brand of toothbrush more dentists use themselves worldwide, is offering consumers 50 percent off select Premium Power toothbrushes after mail-in rebate from Sept. 1 - Oct. 31, 2010 to empower Americans to take charge of...

2009-05-07 12:29:00

Twitter-centric Campaign to Raise Funds for Children's Reconstructive Facial Surgery in a Live Case Study for TWTRCON SF 09 Participants SAN FRANCISCO, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- TWTRCON SF 09, the first conference focused on the use of Twitter in business, today announced that Operation Smile would be launching a groundbreaking new fundraising campaign, 140 Smiles (in 140 Characters) at the conference, creating a live case study in which TWTRCON attendees can participate. The mission of the...


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  • A spider.
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