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2014-09-25 12:28:56

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation is proud to announce that Lisa Gable is a finalist for the 14(th) Annual Heroines of Washington. The awards program will honor and acknowledge the significant contributions of women in the Washington, D.C. area who exemplify leadership in volunteer community service. This year's finalists include women dedicated to programs that support cancer patients and their families, transitional housing for young mothers...

2014-09-18 16:27:46

CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Rainey, executive vice president and chief financial officer of United Airlines will be named national chair of the March of Dimes 2015 March for Babies at a ceremony in Phoenix tonight. Mr. Rainey commits to generating a minimum of $1 million for the organization, which supports research and other programs to give more babies a healthy start in life. "Many of our United employees and their families worldwide have been...

2014-09-18 12:30:12

Getting a Flu Shot Helps Moms Help Their Babies WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only about half of all pregnant women in the U.S. get a flu shot each season, leaving thousands of moms-to-be and their babies at increased risk of serious illness. "Getting a flu shot should be a routine part of prenatal care," said Edward McCabe, MD, March of Dimes chief medical officer. "Health care providers should offer their pregnant patients a flu shot each year and...

2014-09-18 12:29:45

Arizona Health Director Honored for Reforms to Avoid Deadly Delays CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- Arizona turned its newborn screening program into a model other states can follow in just a few short months, earning it the first-ever Newborn Screening Quality Award from the March of Dimes. The March of Dimes presented Will Humble, M.P.H., Arizona's Department of Health Services director, with the award at a ceremony held here today. Mr. Humble...

2014-09-17 20:22:27

Acclaimed Photographer Supports World Prematurity Day CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Internationally-acclaimed baby photographer Anne Geddes today unveiled an image of a baby born too soon that will be shared worldwide to raise awareness of the global problem of preterm birth. Mrs. Geddes donated the image of Alfred, who was born 8 weeks too soon, weighing just two pounds, six ounces, to the March of Dimes, which made the photo the center of its 2014...

2014-09-11 16:27:48

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes has switched its domain name to marchofdimes.org. "For 12 years, the March of Dimes has used .com to promote our presence on the internet because it was the best and only descriptive domain available to us," said Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the March of Dimes. When the .org became available this year we saw an opportunity to more appropriately align ourselves with other top nonprofit...

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...


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