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2013-10-26 23:03:12

EFA Encourages Early Diagnosis and Asks School Nurses to Lead the Charge to Educate Students About Endometriosis New York, NY (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) is hosting its 3rd Annual Nurse Conference; “Endometriosis: Getting the Word Out” on October 26, 2013, from 8:30 – 3:30 pm at New York City’s Lenox Hill Hospital. This free educational forum, hosted in collaboration with North Shore/LIJ and Lenox Hill Hospital, is designed for nurses and...

2010-06-22 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Neutrogena® Choose Skin Health(TM) national education campaign today announced the Sun Proof Your Community contest, in partnership with the SHADE® Foundation of America, to help protect communities nationwide from the harmful effects of the sun. Sun Proof Your Community is a key element of the ongoing Choose Skin Health(TM) initiatives aimed at fighting the skin cancer epidemic by educating people on how to make...

2009-05-13 02:31:00

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Wilson, founding member of the world's most famous female trio, the Supremes, entertained a crowd of nearly 500 at the Lupus Foundation of America's Butterfly Gala -- Sixth Annual Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 with her signature flair and style. Ms. Wilson is also a best-selling author, motivational speaker, businesswoman, and former U.S. Cultural Ambassador. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090513/DC15633-a ) (Photo:...

2009-01-26 08:00:00

innovative initiatives in technology accessibility for people with disabilities ISLANDIA, N.Y., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NEC Foundation of America today announced grants totaling $230,150 to five organizations that advance the independence and full participation in society of people with disabilities through the use of innovative technology. "Since its inception, NEC Foundation of American has supported the work of nonprofit groups that enable individuals to enrich their lives...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.