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2011-11-01 08:00:00

Lawn mower racers join international Movember Movement and grow kick grass â˜Staches to battle prostate cancer. Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 In support of the international Movember movement to raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG, the Lance Armstrong Foundation, the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA) http://www.letsmow.com with the support of its 20-year Title Sponsor STA-BIL Fuel Stabilizer...

2011-10-06 10:01:12

Over the next decade, the population of cancer survivors over 65 years of age will increase by approximately 42 percent. "We can expect a dramatic increase in the number of older adults who are diagnosed with or carry a history of cancer," said Julia Rowland, Ph.D., director of the Office of Cancer Survivorship in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). "Cancer is largely a disease of aging, so we're seeing yet another effect of the...

2011-08-08 09:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The zero-emission Nissan LEAF will join the "Innovation for Endurance" display by Nissan and Rodale, Inc. for the 2011 Team LIVESTRONG® Challenge Philly, August 20-21. In the fifth year as the official automotive sponsor of the Team LIVESTRONG Challenge series, Nissan is proud to bring the "World Car of the Year" to the event, as Nissan shares its mission of encouraging healthy lifestyles. At this year's two-day, multi-distance...

2011-07-30 00:01:03

Online home improvement retailer supports the fight against cancer by raising funds in the foundation's lone Northern California stop Chico, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 While continuing to enjoy profitable growth in an unstable economy, online home improvement retailer Build.com (No. 80 on the Internet Retailer Magazine Top 500 List) supports and encourages its employees to take part in extra-curricular sports and fundraisers. Earlier this month, four employees of the Chico, Calif.-based home...

2011-07-26 00:00:29

Local and National Cancer Organizations unite in Third Annual Be Bold, Be Bald! Fundraiser. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 What began with an idea and an inspiration, Be Bold, Be Bald! has become a national event which joins together all cancer charities for one day. On October 21, people all over the country will be wearing bald caps to honor cancer survivors and raise money to support their favorite cancer charities. During its first 2 years, national organizations such as The Jimmy...

2011-07-13 09:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the first major Livestrong event in Florida. Registration is now open for the Livelong Benefiting Livestrong event on Saturday, October 1 and on National Livestrong Day, Sunday, October 2 at Gulfstream Park and Casino in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The event is sponsored by Zimmerman Advertising , an Omnicom Group company, and presented by Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital and hosted by...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'