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2014-03-31 12:29:42

DENVER, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following letter is being issued by Personhood USA: National Right to Life, What does it mean to be pro-life? Is it about protecting every innocent human being or about getting good marks on the NRLC scorecard? I was shocked when I read your decision to revoke affiliation with Georgia Right to Life. It reminded me of a moment last summer, when you wrote a letter to Congress, threatening to censure pro-life legislators who voted...

2014-02-26 23:02:28

He urges uninsured Chicagoans to enroll in healthcare before deadline. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Actor Laz Alonso visited iconic Chicago landmarks on the eve of Valentine's Day to encourage Chicagoans to get health care coverage. “The Affordable Care Act provides a historic opportunity to close the gap of the uninsured and reduce health disparities that disproportionately affect minority communities,” said Jennifer Koehler, executive director for Get Covered...

2014-02-23 16:20:22

BOSTON, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reverend Patrick Mahoney, Personhood USA will hold a news conference on Monday, February 24, at 12:00 P.M. The news conference will be held outside of the Suffolk County Juvenile Court where the father of Justina Pelletier is facing contempt charges for breaking a court imposed gag order. Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, will be in the courtroom along with the Pelletier's local counsel to represent the Pelletier...

2014-01-14 16:26:01

Blue Cross commits nearly $450,000 through its Center for Prevention to help 18 organizations engage people in improving the health of their communities. EAGAN, Minn., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Engaged and involved community members are a key component to creating a healthier Minnesota. In recognition of this, the Center for Prevention (the Center) at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) has awarded funding to 18 projects that will be shaped through...

2013-12-12 23:02:32

The Fenway Institute's National LGBT Health Education Center and the Center for American Progress have published an educational brief to help health centers and care providers support LGBT patients and insurance customers under the ACA. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Seeking to reduce health disparities for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute, and the...

2013-11-25 23:28:37

Third annual Health Justice CT challenge seeks Connecticut residents to help get the word out about enrollment through video. (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Health Justice CT, an innovative movement designed to use social media as the foundation for raising awareness on racial and ethnic disparities in Connecticut, announces its 3rd Annual Health Justice CT Challenge as of a statewide effort designed to educate and enroll communities of color in new insurance options. Between October 1, 2013...

2013-10-22 23:03:01

Although Asian Americans suffer from similar health problems as the population at large, certain illnesses predominate. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), PCA sees this as the perfect opportunity for pharmaceutical companies to take action and target campaigns to Asian Americans, who represents the fastest growing ethnic segment in the U.S. with a total of 18.9 million people, which stands for 6% of total U.S. population...

2013-10-21 08:27:49

Poverty and Income Inequality Rise Nationwide, According to 2013 Opportunity Index BOSTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Opportunity Nation released today the 2013 Opportunity Index, the nation's most comprehensive measure of economic, educational and civic factors that influence the upward mobility of Americans. While the data shows modest growth - 2.6 percent - in Opportunity Scores nationwide between 2011-2013, the zip code where a person is born still largely determines his...

2013-09-23 12:26:11

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, today announced its sponsorship of the National Council for Behavioral Health's Addressing Health Disparities Leadership Program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/PH36534LOGO ) The program is a 10-month forum composed of 15 mid-level managers from community mental health and addiction treatment settings...

2013-08-25 20:20:37

Woman's Equality Day August 26 CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- I have a dream... That one day women and minorities will be treated equally under the law: in health access, in pay, in education, in government leadership, and in our America and around the world. Our organization, SAVE THE PATIENT and health providers are aware of the daily life and death consequences of lack of access to health care by women and minorities. I may not get there with you...just...