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2011-03-17 08:01:00

Special performance by four time Grammy nominee, Keyshia Cole, in New York and American Idol finalist Kimberley Locke to sing the national anthem in Los Angeles Annual Event to Bring the Fight Against Women's Cancer to New York Times Square on April 30th Followed by Los Angeles on May 7th LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revlon (NYSE: REV), Lilly Tartikoff, and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) announced today that Nate Berkus (Host of "The Nate Berkus...

2011-03-04 08:38:00

NEW YORK, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Golden Globe® and Academy Award®-nominated actor and musician Terrence Howard appears in a moving window display at Rockefeller Plaza this month, encouraging viewers to get screened for colorectal cancer as an ambassador for the Entertainment Industry Foundation's National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance (EIF's NCCRA) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). Donated by EHE International, the window at 10 Rockefeller Plaza...

2011-03-01 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Passage of laws requiring insurance providers to cover the costs of colon cancer screenings has stalled over the past two years and advocates are bracing to protect existing legislation in states that currently guarantee access to these lifesaving tests, a coalition of public health associations and medical professional societies reported today. The progress made in passing state-mandated coverage of colon cancer screening tests...

2010-11-18 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GEOFFREY BEENE GIVES BACK(TM) and GQ Magazine have joined forces, along with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, to bring together eight celebrity musicians and seventeen of the nation's top medical researchers, including two Nobel Laureates. Each pairing is a tribute to "scientific heroes" in fields like translational cancer research, Alzheimer's/neuro-imaging/prevention trials, heart disease/integrative medicine, autism, rare diseases, stem cell...

2010-11-18 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GEOFFREY BEENE GIVES BACK(TM) and GQ Magazine have joined forces, along with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, to bring together eight celebrity musicians and seventeen of the nation's top medical researchers, including two Nobel Laureates. Each pairing is a tribute to "scientific heroes" in fields like translational cancer research, Alzheimer's/neuro-imaging/prevention trials, heart disease/integrative medicine, autism, rare diseases, stem cell...

2010-11-11 12:13:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The CLIO Healthcare Awards will present its second annual honorary award, to Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), on November 12th, 2010. This dedicated award celebrates an organization -- or individual -- for excellence in healthcare communications and for contributing to the improvement of public health. SU2C draws on entertainment industry's resources in unusual ways to engage people all over the country in a movement to end cancer. In 2009, Dr. Mehmet...

2010-11-10 10:49:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TeenNick, Nickelodeon's 24-hour TV network exclusively for and about teens and tweens, will partner with mega-stars Mariah Carey, Ashton Kutcher, Rosario Dawson and Wyclef Jean to recognize four deserving teens who are philanthropic leaders in their communities in the second annual TeenNick HALO Awards. Conceived, hosted and executive produced by TeenNick Chairman Nick Cannon, the hour-long special that honors real-life teens who are "Helping And...

2010-10-25 14:46:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A founding donor of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), Major League Baseball (MLB) is continuing its commitment to help eradicate cancer by dedicating Game One of the World Series to SU2C. As millions of baseball fans tune in to watch the American League's Texas Rangers and National League's San Francisco Giants compete in the first game of the World Series on Wednesday, October 27th on FOX, MLB will once again bring the fight against cancer to the forefront and...

2010-10-08 03:00:00

MERRIAM, Kan., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- It didn't matter if they were faded, straight leg, boot cut or distressed; hundreds of thousands of people put on jeans with Felicity Huffman to celebrate Lee National Denim Day. The event has become one of the largest single-day fundraisers for breast cancer, and through $5 donations, has raised an estimated $4-$5 million for the Women's Cancer Programs of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), bringing the 15-year total to nearly $85 million....

2010-09-24 10:19:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 24th, MediaPlanet published one of the largest Cancer Awareness reports distributed to millions with the help of American Cancer Society, Katie Couric, Stand Up To Cancer, leading physicians, researchers, and many more. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100820/CG52983LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100820/CG52983LOGO) American Cancer Society Describes How We Are Winning the War: For the past 20 years...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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