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2011-07-12 14:26:00

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America today announced that it has opened enrollment for CCFA Partners, a comprehensive Internet-based registry designed to study thousands of patients with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis under a single research initiative. These chronic and often painful digestive diseases, collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), affect over 1.4 million Americans. Unlike prior research,...

2011-06-01 00:06:48

On June 25, 2011 the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host a Zumbathon. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 On June 25, 2011 at the LifeSport Fitness Resource Center in Philadelphia, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host a Zumbathon, the nation's second event of its kind dedicated to finding cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, two painful,...

2011-05-18 00:01:30

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is hosting a live webinar for caregivers, pediatric healthcare professionals, and children and teens with Crohn's disease to address critical issues about managing and coping with disease. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 WHO: This live and interactive webinar will be of interest to children and teens with Crohn's disease, their caregivers, and healthcare professionals. WHAT: The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is hosting an...

2011-05-05 00:00:31

The Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host a Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis Walk on May 21, 2011 at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 On May 21, 2011 at the Philadelphia Art Museum, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis Walk, the nation's largest annual walk dedicated to finding...

2011-04-12 00:00:28

K'NEX will donate 10% of online sales to The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation during the month of April Hatfield, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 11, 2011 The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and K'NEX, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Loveâ“ž¢, are proud to announce that for the third year they will...

2011-04-05 00:00:29

Three-Time Ironman Champion to Provide Coaching & Support New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Beginner, intermediate, and advanced cyclists are invited to participate in the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's Team Challenge Cycle program and train for the 50 mile Centurion Canada race taking place on September 18, 2011 in the beautiful Blue Mountains of Ontario, Canada. In addition to training athletes for the race, the program helps raise funds to benefit the Crohn's &...

2011-04-04 11:00:00

Features tools to help patients manage risks and benefits of disease-related decisions NEW YORK, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coping with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis -- collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) -- chronic and often debilitating digestive diseases that affect over 1.4 million Americans -- is a journey of choices. To help educate patients on the right choices to make for themselves, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA),...

2011-03-25 00:00:30

On Saturday, May 7, 2011, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host its 36th annual Renaissance Ball. Philadelphia, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 25, 2011 On Saturday, May 7, 2011, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host its 36th annual Renaissance Ball at the Hyatt Regency at Penn's Landing. The black-tie affair is the premier fund-raising event for the Chapter,...

2011-03-25 00:00:30

On Sunday, April 10, 2011, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will hold its Annual Spring IBD Education Day at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Philadelphia, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 25, 2011 On Sunday, April 10, 2011, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will hold its Annual Spring IBD Education Day at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. This free program...

2011-03-19 00:00:28

Congressmen Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) and Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) have launched the Congressional Crohn's and Colitis Caucus. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 18, 2011 The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America today announced that Congressmen Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) and Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) have launched the Congressional Crohn's and Colitis Caucus. This new caucus will work to promote awareness of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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