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2014-02-14 08:25:51

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the country's discussion about the Affordable Care Act continues, one issue that is not under debate is the desire for health care that is caring. Last night, and for the second year in a row, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved Senate Resolution 350 declaring Friday, February 14, 2014 as National Solidarity Day for Compassionate Patient Care. Initiated by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Gold Humanism Honor Society...

2013-11-14 08:37:57

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their efforts to reduce gun violence, Gabby Giffords, the Arizona congresswoman wounded in the 2011 mass shooting in Tucson, AZ, and Nicole Hockley, whose 6-year-old lost his life at the Sandy Hook shooting, have authored the "Hands of Hope for Sandy Hook" lesson for American children to think critically about responding to tragedies like Newtown and working to prevent them from happening in the future. Nearly a year has passed...

2013-08-29 23:31:39

Custom Solar and Leisure is helping Tucson customers receive rebates from Tucson Electric Power. The leading Tucson-based solar energy installer highlights details of TEP’s program on its website. Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Custom Solar and Leisure is helping Tucson customers receive rebates from Tucson Electric Power. The leading Tucson-based solar energy installer highlights details of TEP’s program on its website. The company, founded in 2007 by Tucson-native Jeff...

2013-08-20 23:30:05

Leading Rehabilitation Facility Equips Staff with Voalte iPhones to Improve Care Coordination SARASOTA, Fla (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Voalte, the leader in clinical communication technology, announced today that TIRR Memorial Hermann, one of the nation’s premiere rehabilitation and research centers, selected Voalte as its communication alternative of choice. TIRR Memorial Hermann is a nationally acknowledged rehabilitation hospital in Houston, most recently recognized for its role in the...

2013-03-26 10:48:00

As the nation continues to grapple with the long-simmering issue of gun control, solutions are stymied by heated debates. To effectively influence a divided America, elected officials must take a broad perspective rather than focusing on specific incidents, according to a new psychology study from The University of Texas at Austin. The study, led by University of Texas at Austin psychology researchers Erin Burgoon and Marlone Henderson, is published in the March online issue of Personality...

2013-02-12 08:31:47

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- America's VetDogs is proud to have placed a specially trained service dog with former US Representative Gabrielle Giffords. America first saw "Nelson" on January 8, when Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, were interviewed on the second anniversary of the shooting in Arizona that wounded the congresswoman and 12 others, and left six people dead. Giffords suffered severe traumatic brain injuries, which left her with speech and...

2013-02-11 12:23:07

Emily Nottingham, Mother of Gabe Zimmerman, Killed in Tucson Shooting, Will Attend the State of the Union with Representative Kyrsten Sinema More than 120 Survivors and Family Members in DC as Part of Mayors Against Illegal Guns' Demand A Plan Campaign; www.DemandAPlan.org WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arizonans affected by gun violence will be part of more than 120 survivors and family members in Washington this week as part of Mayors Against Illegal Guns' Demand...

2013-01-08 12:23:23

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Launches New TV Ad on Second Anniversary of Tucson Shooting- www.DemandAPlan.org NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two years after the Tucson mass shooting in which six were killed and former Representative Gabrielle Giffords was shot, Mayors Against Illegal Guns today released a new television ad featuring Roxanna Green, mother of Christina-Taylor Green, the nine year-old...

2012-12-12 12:23:28

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When Daniel Hernandez Jr. was twenty-years-old he was working as an intern for U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords. On January 8, 2011, during a "Congress on Your Corner" event, Giffords was shot. Daniel Hernandez's quick thinking helped to save Giffords's life until the paramedics arrived and took her to the hospital. Hernandez's bravery and heroism has been noted by many, including President Barack Obama. But while that may have been his most...

2012-08-29 06:24:18

TUCSCON, Ariz., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash are supporting Rep. Ron Barber's (D-AZ) race for Congress at a special private reception in Tucson on September 5. The benefit event takes place from 6-7PM, just prior to the 8PM Crosby, Stills & Nash concert at Tucson's San Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater. Tickets for the private reception are $250 per person, and can be purchased through Ron Barber for Congress...