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2013-08-28 23:19:10

Two-time Emmy Award winner, Grammy Award winner, and multi-platinum recording artist Paula Abdul will make her second consecutive appearance on the MDA Show of Strength Telethon. Tucson, Ariz., (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Two-time Emmy Award winner, Grammy Award winner, and multi-platinum recording artist Paula Abdul will make her second consecutive appearance on the MDA Show of Strength Telethon Labor Day weekend, Sunday, Sept. 1, 9/8c, on ABC television stations across the country. Abdul,...

2013-08-26 23:17:31

Platinum-selling country star will perform his summer anthem and current single "Radio" on the 48th annual national broadcast. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Platinum-selling country star Darius Rucker will perform his summer anthem and current single "Radio" from his new album True Believers on the 48th annual national broadcast of the MDA Show of Strength Telethon on Labor Day weekend, Sunday, Sept. 1, 9/8c, on ABC television stations across the country....

2013-08-26 10:36:50

Model including dozens of mutations helps clarify genetic factors involved in Crohn's disease A statistical model accounting for dozens of different genes in combination—and the interactions between them—is an important step forward in understanding the genetic factors affecting the risk of Crohn's disease (CD), reports a study in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, official journal of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). The journal is published by Lippincott Williams...

2013-08-22 23:01:34

MDA National Goodwill Ambassador makes second national TV appearance as show announcer. TUCSON, Ariz. (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Bryson Foster of Concord, N.C., is set to open the 48th annual MDA Show of Strength Telethon this Labor Day weekend, Sunday, Sept. 1, 9/8c, on ABC television stations across the country. The energetic 13-year-old will make his second consecutive network television appearance as the Muscular Dystrophy Association's National Goodwill Ambassador during the...

Genetic Mutation Linked Congenital Heart Defect
2013-07-30 08:39:37

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of scientists from The Research Institute at Nationwide Children'sHospital has found a mutation in a gene crucial to normal heart development could play a role in some types of congenital heart defects - the most common birth defect in the US. The findings were published in the journal Human Mutation and could help narrow the search for genes that contribute to this genetic defect, which affects as many as 40,000 newborns a year....


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