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2011-08-10 16:21:00

Vulnerable premature babies will have access to life saving donor milk NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major humanitarian effort, the US-based International Breast Milk Project (IBMP), Quick International Courier and Prolacta Bioscience(®) carried and delivered 5,000 ounces of donor breast milk from Monrovia, California to Cape Town, South Africa, today. The shipment, the fifth so far to Cape Town, and the first of two this year, will be given to...

2011-08-03 12:37:00

Experts believe breast milk is still best, especially for premature babies. Hospital encourages moms to donate excess milk to local milk bank HOUSTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Because of the proven health benefits for infants, Texas Children's Hospital advocates feeding breast milk to babies and encourages breastfeeding moms nationwide to donate to their local milk bank. Not only does the hospital provide numerous breastfeeding support services, it also follows a protocol...

2011-02-24 10:45:00

Homes for the Homeless Launches Milk from the Heart to Distribute Free Fresh Milk to Needy NYC Families with Goal of One Million Quarts Served in 2011 NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Years ago the milk truck and neighborhood milkman were a common sight but flash to 2011 and a new type of milkman is on the scene, one who gives out free fresh milk to families with children in poor neighborhoods throughout New York City through the newly launched Milk from the Heart, a...

2010-02-18 11:23:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning actor, singer and new mom Jennifer Hudson joins the National Milk Mustache "got milk?®" Campaign to spread the word that milk is naturally nutrient-rich like no other beverage and provides a unique mix of essential nutrients that families need. In honor of Black History Month, the new ad will bring a message that's especially important for African American families who research suggests, may be less likely to put milk on...

2010-01-28 16:51:00

Quick International Courier donates its services for fast delivery NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, International Breast Milk Project (IBMP) and Quick International Courier delivered close to 500 ounces of donor breast milk for premature, sick and orphaned infants aboard the USNS Comfort's Medical Treatment Center stationed outside Haiti. The ship is equipped with a neonatal intensive care unit and medical staff to provide emergency care to the youngest victims of the...

2010-01-28 08:00:00

DENVER, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Med Technologies®, Inc. ("Global Med" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOB), an international healthcare information technology company, today announced that its Wyndgate Technologies® division has licensed ElDorado Donor® blood management software and Donor Doc® health history questionnaire to Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City ("CBC") of Kansas City,...

2010-01-25 04:00:00

One Dollar For Every Donation This Week NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and New Jersey, will donate one dollar to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF for each blood donation made from January 25-31. The funds will be earmarked for Haiti. In addition, regular donors will be able to designate their points in NYBC's Advantage donor loyalty program to UNICEF's Haiti earthquake relief efforts. "Blood...

2008-11-13 09:00:36

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The last decade can be defined by the ups and downs of different fad diets -- which seem to go in and out of fashion like shoulder pads and hemlines. Yet, long-term success has been slim. Two out of three Americans -- including 58 percent of Louisiana residents -- remain overweight or obese. A new campaign crossing the country, the Campaign for Healthy Weight, is rallying Americans behind the healthy weight cause, not just the political candidates, and...


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