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2014-07-23 23:23:34

LIVESTRONG houses PAF representative in its Cancer Navigation Center. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 For the past nine years, the LIVESTRONG Foundation and Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) have been working in tandem to help thousands of cancer patients and survivors understand their insurance options, facilitate access to care, and help survivors connect to resources dealing with work discrimination issues. In 2014, the two foundations expanded their partnership to include...

2014-07-17 23:06:43

Athletes for Hope Participating in Various Camps this Year Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 At the mid-point of summer 2014, Camp Kesem, which provides support for children through and beyond a parent’s cancer, and is funded with support from the LIVESTRONG Foundation, is set to serve 4,000 kids at 54 chapters in 27 states. The camps follow a unique model in that they are organized and operated by student leaders at colleges and universities around the country. Children participate...

2014-07-16 23:07:15

The seven-year survivor has been working at ESPN since 1993 Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 ESPN icon Stuart Scott will be presented with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at tonight’s ESPYs for showing a positive attitude, persistence and determination in the face of a great obstacle – a seven-year battle with appendiceal cancer. Scott, who has been a beacon of strength in the face of cancer, epitomizes the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s ethos that attitude is everything. LIVESTRONG is...

2014-07-14 23:00:32

LIVESTRONG and thinksport Produce Chemical Conscious Sunscreens Without Toxins Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Protect Against the Most Common Form of Cancer in the U.S. During UV Safety Month LIVESTRONG and thinksport Produce Chemical Conscious Sunscreens Without Toxins Nearly half of all cancers in the U.S. are skin cancers, with 3.5 million cases diagnosed each year. During July, UV safety month, the LIVESTRONG Foundation asks Americans to make UV safety a priority and avoid...

2014-07-02 23:01:24

Money raised from the ride from New York City to Mount Washington (N.H.) will benefit LIVESTRONG Foundation and people affected by cancer. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Last summer, Rob Holden, Ian Laurie and Matt Winstone rented a Boris bike (bike share) in London, drove it 700 miles to the base of Mount Ventoux in Southern France, rode it to the peak and returned it to its dock within 24 hours to avoid the late fee. The trip raised more than $40,000 for the UK’s Macmillan Cancer...

2014-06-16 23:01:53

Leaders will share best methods for addressing survivors’ needs. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The LIVESTRONG Foundation is hosting its Survivorship Centers of Excellence Network as they present the LIVESTRONG Essential Elements of Survivorship Care to some of the leading providers of cancer care programs from throughout the U.S. in advance of this week’s 7th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference in Atlanta. Directors from the seven LIVESTRONG Survivorship Centers of...

2014-05-29 23:10:39

Veteran strategist hired as executive vice president of strategic communications. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Today, the LIVESTRONG Foundation announced the appointment of Ellen Barry as executive vice president of strategic communications. At the Foundation, Barry will oversee the long-term vision of the organization, while creating the strategies that will continue to place it at the forefront of advocacy efforts for policies leading to patient-centered cancer care that will...

2014-05-22 12:28:29

1,200 Spinners Hit Southern California's South Bay Shores to Cycle for Cancer Charities; Olympians Tony Cruz, Heather Petri, Eric Fonoimoana, 7-time US Ocean Ironman Champion, Craig Hummer and NFL Quarterback, Matt Leinart were among the Celebrity Riders LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raising a half-million dollars is an amazing accomplishment for any fundraising event, but for the award-winning Tour de Pier, it was a dream come true. Held on the Manhattan Beach Pier on...

2014-04-23 12:27:54

Hundreds of Stationary Cyclists Take the Sport of Indoor Cycling to Southern California's South Bay Shores to Aid Cancer Charities; Olympians Kerri Walsh Jennings, Tony Cruz, Eric Fonoimoana and Other Celebrity Athletes are Scheduled to Ride LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning 2(nd) Annual Tour de Pier pedals its way back to Southern California's beautiful South Bay shores on Sunday, May 18 at the Manhattan Beach Pier from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'