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2011-06-07 07:00:00

CHICAGO, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is pleased to host the Honorable Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy as commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient at the Chicago Campus commencement on June 10, 2011 in downtown Chicago. Kennedy, son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA), served in the U.S. House of Representatives on behalf of the 1st Congressional District of Rhode Island from 1995 to 2011. Rep. Kennedy has been a tireless advocate for...

2010-10-21 00:00:42

Kars4Kids, the national car-donation service, did not ask the Kennedy family for Senator Kennedy's automobile Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Kars4Kids was recently pranked by a blogger claiming that the national car donation service had asked the bereaved family of Senator Edward Kennedy for one of the Senator's cars. "The article on the car-and-stars blog cleverly paraphrased one of our previous press releases," said Clifford Meth, spokesman for Kars4Kids. "But it was in terrible...

2010-04-28 10:58:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the National Hospice Foundation's sixth annual gala, The Founders Ball, held on April 23, NHF awarded the late Senator Edward Kennedy with the NHF Healthcare Architect Award. It was presented by Gretchen Brown, NHF trustee and chair of NHPCO and received on behalf of the Kennedy family by Tom Koutsoumpas, a Kennedy family friend and NHF trustee. Kennedy was an early advocate for hospice, joining founding NHF chair Zachary Morfogen...

2010-03-31 10:26:00

Annual Gala will Salute Hospice Founders ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hospice Foundation will hold its sixth annual gala on Friday, April 23, 2010, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Recognizing that the ideal way to grow the future is to sow seeds of the past, The Founders Ball will salute the rich history of hospice and palliative care through the people who made it possible. Morton Kondracke, Executive Editor of Roll Call, will serve as...

2010-01-19 07:00:00

HOPKINTON, Mass., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A realistic portrait sculpture of Senator Edward Kennedy was completed by Michael Alfano to coincide with the election and installment of his successor in Washington. The twice life-size scale echoes Ted Kennedy's stature and implies the daunting gap facing the next Senator from Massachusetts. Standing two-feet tall and bearing a striking resemblance, the bust vividly calls up the late Senator's presence, even from across a large exhibit hall....

2009-08-27 11:40:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The YWCA USA joins the nation in mourning the death of Senator Edward Kennedy, a progressive political force who worked tirelessly for nearly five decades to advance civil rights, education, social welfare, and health care. He authored 2,500 pieces of legislation that helped to improve the lives of all Americans. "Senator Kennedy was a champion of issues of critical importance to the YWCA," said Lorraine Cole, PhD, YWCA USA CEO. "His dream lives on in...

2009-08-26 10:31:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Laurie Fenton-Ambrose, President and CEO of Lung Cancer Alliance extended condolences to the family of Senator Edward Kennedy who died of brain cancer late last night. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081016/LCALOGO) "All of us at Lung Cancer Alliance - the members of our Boards, our staff and advocates, patients and caregivers - are greatly saddened by Senator Kennedy's death. "During his 46 years in the U.S. Senate he became...

2009-08-26 09:06:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We mourn the death of Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.), who was a champion for vulnerable people throughout his life and a dedicated servant to our nation. "In the midst of America's great discussion of health care reform, Kennedy was an advocate of much-needed support for older adults and people with disabilities. We hope that Congress will honor his memory with the completion of health care reform this year. The thoughts and prayers of the...

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2009-08-26 02:05:00

Glioma, the type of brain tumor that afflicted Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., is the most prevalent type of adult brain tumor, U.S. surgeons said. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons said a brain tumor is an abnormal mass of tissue in which cells grow and multiply uncontrollably, seemingly unchecked by the mechanisms that control normal cells. Kennedy suffered a seizure May 17, 2008, while walking his dogs at his home in Hyannis, Mass., and three days he was diagnosed with a...

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2009-06-09 13:25:00

Senator Edward Kennedy, now in the second year of fighting deadly brain cancer, is a large part of President Barack Obama's quest to overhaul U.S. healthcare, Reuters reported.Kennedy recently floated a bill considered to be a first draft of Obama's high-stakes effort to provide health insurance to all Americans, something Kennedy said, personally, is "the cause of my life".However, conservative Republicans and centrist Democrats are ready to chip away at the more liberal elements of his...


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