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2014-09-25 12:28:56

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation is proud to announce that Lisa Gable is a finalist for the 14(th) Annual Heroines of Washington. The awards program will honor and acknowledge the significant contributions of women in the Washington, D.C. area who exemplify leadership in volunteer community service. This year's finalists include women dedicated to programs that support cancer patients and their families, transitional housing for young mothers...

2014-09-18 16:27:46

CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Rainey, executive vice president and chief financial officer of United Airlines will be named national chair of the March of Dimes 2015 March for Babies at a ceremony in Phoenix tonight. Mr. Rainey commits to generating a minimum of $1 million for the organization, which supports research and other programs to give more babies a healthy start in life. "Many of our United employees and their families worldwide have been...

2014-09-18 12:29:45

Arizona Health Director Honored for Reforms to Avoid Deadly Delays CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- Arizona turned its newborn screening program into a model other states can follow in just a few short months, earning it the first-ever Newborn Screening Quality Award from the March of Dimes. The March of Dimes presented Will Humble, M.P.H., Arizona's Department of Health Services director, with the award at a ceremony held here today. Mr. Humble...

2014-09-17 20:22:27

Acclaimed Photographer Supports World Prematurity Day CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Internationally-acclaimed baby photographer Anne Geddes today unveiled an image of a baby born too soon that will be shared worldwide to raise awareness of the global problem of preterm birth. Mrs. Geddes donated the image of Alfred, who was born 8 weeks too soon, weighing just two pounds, six ounces, to the March of Dimes, which made the photo the center of its 2014...

2014-08-19 23:13:58

New film partners with March of Dimes and illuminates pregnancy journey with glimpse into the lives of families who share their pregnancy milestones and important health information. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 When expecting their first child, Director Christopher Henze and his wife couldn’t find a film addressing the entire process of pregnancy in one place. This discovery was both surprising and disappointing in the light of the nearly 4 million births American women...

2014-08-19 12:27:01

Celebrity Mom Lends Her Voice to Help Improve Mom and Baby Health WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new single by actress, singer and busy mom Hilary Duff will be featured in a March of Dimes public service announcement (PSA). "As a mom, I know there is nothing more important than the health of our babies," says Ms. Duff, mother of two-year-old Luca. "That's why I'm proud to support the March of Dimes in fighting the serious problems of birth defects...

2014-07-22 00:21:15

Retail Giant's Participation in March for Babies Raises a Record Amount WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A few dollars given individually might not seem like much, but through many such small acts of generosity, Kmart's Shop Your Way(?) members, customers and associates have donated an unprecedented $11 million this year to the March of Dimes annual March for Babies® to give more babies a healthy start in life. Kmart's record-breaking achievement set a...

2014-06-04 00:21:04

March of Dimes Global Ambassador Thalia Urges Hispanic Women To Be Informed About Pregnancy and Baby Health NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Hispanic women are significantly more likely to have a baby with a neural tube birth defect, and nearly a quarter of all preterm births in the United States are Hispanic, according to a new report from the March of Dimes. Thalia, a global ambassador for the March of Dimes, and Latin Grammy Award-winning artist and mother of two...

2014-05-05 12:28:37

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A pediatric neurologist whose breakthrough research identified genetic mutations that cause Rett syndrome and many other neurological disorders will receive the 2014 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology today. Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D., director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Institute at Texas Children's Hospital, an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and a professor in the...

2014-04-28 12:24:33

Raises more than $43,500 Combined for Charity UNIONDALE, N.Y., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG Long Island is committed to giving back to the people and the communities it serves. Employee engagement in our community is a top priority for the company and PSEG Long Island employees have taken up the mantle and are getting involved with local charity events and organizations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81210 PSEG Long Island carries with it the values set...


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