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2014-08-19 23:13:58

New film partners with March of Dimes and illuminates pregnancy journey with glimpse into the lives of families who share their pregnancy milestones and important health information. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 When expecting their first child, Director Christopher Henze and his wife couldn’t find a film addressing the entire process of pregnancy in one place. This discovery was both surprising and disappointing in the light of the nearly 4 million births American women...

2014-08-19 12:27:01

Celebrity Mom Lends Her Voice to Help Improve Mom and Baby Health WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new single by actress, singer and busy mom Hilary Duff will be featured in a March of Dimes public service announcement (PSA). "As a mom, I know there is nothing more important than the health of our babies," says Ms. Duff, mother of two-year-old Luca. "That's why I'm proud to support the March of Dimes in fighting the serious problems of birth defects...

2014-07-22 00:21:15

Retail Giant's Participation in March for Babies Raises a Record Amount WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A few dollars given individually might not seem like much, but through many such small acts of generosity, Kmart's Shop Your Way(?) members, customers and associates have donated an unprecedented $11 million this year to the March of Dimes annual March for Babies® to give more babies a healthy start in life. Kmart's record-breaking achievement set a...

2014-07-02 16:24:47

HONOLULU, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guests who "Check in for Babies" at Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Hawaii (The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Sheraton Waikiki and Sheraton Maui) can donate $1.00 to the March of Dimes for each night of their stay, and help fund lifesaving programs for Hawaii's moms and babies. One of the programs that will benefit from the campaign is March of Dimes NICU Family Support® at Kapiolani...

2014-07-01 00:22:03

March of Dimes CineMama App Provides Education and a Way to Record Progress of Pregnancy WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 87,000 women have downloaded the March of Dimes CineMama App to create a video log of their pregnancy and receive the latest pregnancy health information from the March of Dimes. Now, a select group of users will be featured in a new television public service announcement (PSA) featuring "selfies" from their photo diaries. The...

2014-06-04 00:21:04

March of Dimes Global Ambassador Thalia Urges Hispanic Women To Be Informed About Pregnancy and Baby Health NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Hispanic women are significantly more likely to have a baby with a neural tube birth defect, and nearly a quarter of all preterm births in the United States are Hispanic, according to a new report from the March of Dimes. Thalia, a global ambassador for the March of Dimes, and Latin Grammy Award-winning artist and mother of two...

2014-05-05 12:28:37

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A pediatric neurologist whose breakthrough research identified genetic mutations that cause Rett syndrome and many other neurological disorders will receive the 2014 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology today. Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D., director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Institute at Texas Children's Hospital, an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and a professor in the...

2014-04-24 08:35:21

As A Divisional Sponsor, RMANJ Will Support the March of Dimes Walk for Babies on April 27 to Support One Healthy Baby at a Time BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ), global leaders in infertility care, is pleased to announce that it is a divisional sponsor with the March of Dimes for 2014. "Our mission of one healthy baby at a time is well aligned with the goals of the March of Dimes," said Dr. Richard T. Scott Jr., a...

2014-04-23 12:31:12

National initiative raises funds for March of Dimes® efforts to help moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. SAN ANTONIO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company continues for the fifth consecutive year as a national sponsor of March for Babies®, the March of Dimes® premier fundraising event. The March of Dimes is a leading nonprofit organization committed to helping moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. This year's March for Babies event...

2014-04-21 08:25:39

March of Dimes Thanks Moms and Dads for Everything They Do; Encourages Consumers to Shop and Donate to Ensure Babies are Born Strong and Healthy WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every baby is born into this world to do something special and unique. But they can't do it alone. Mothers and fathers are the guiding lights for where a child can go in life. That's the inspiring message of the March of Dimes 2014 imbornto® campaign, a national cause marketing initiative...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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