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2014-09-08 23:05:15

The nation’s premier physical activity and Hispanic family health celebration. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 On Friday, September 12, 2014, The Puerto Rican Family Institute and SBH Health System welcomes Bronx residents to its family health and fitness event ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®. This event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness for people of all ages and all sizes. The event, which is FREE and open...

2014-09-03 23:04:20

The Worthy Collection Partners with National Ovarian Cancer Alliance on Unique Fashion-for-Philanthropy Campaign New York, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 -- Fashion-for-Fundraising Campaign Unites Apparel with Philanthropy to Support Ovarian Cancer, Help Save Women’s Lives -- This year, an estimated 22,000 women in the U.S. will get ovarian cancer, according to a just-published study by the American Cancer Society. Of these, two-thirds may die[1]. To honor National Ovarian Cancer...

2014-09-02 23:06:21

The Nation’s Premier Annual Physical Activity and Hispanic Family Health Celebration Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 On Saturday, September 6, 2014, The Concilio will present its eighth annual family health and fitness fair ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®. This event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness for people of all ages and all sizes. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Kiest...

2014-08-26 16:27:51

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, VA Senator Creigh Deeds, Other Mental Health Advocates To Participate In NAMI's "National Day Of Action For Mental Health" WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, today announced that it will launch a National Day of Action for Mental Health on Thursday, September 4(th) during its annual convention in Washington, DC. As part of the...

2014-08-12 23:01:43

The nation’s premier annual physical activity and Hispanic family health celebration. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On Saturday, August 16, 2014, Family Health Centers of San Diego will present its eighth annual family health and fitness fair ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® This event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness for all members of the community. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be...

2014-07-30 23:03:38

Penny, a teaspoon tax on the sugar added to beverages, is a reasonable and needed approach to encourage beverage manufacturers to offer healthier choices for consumers and support prevention efforts Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 “Today, we have said ¡Basta! (enough) to the unhealthy onslaught of sugary drinks that are being promoted to our children and our families. The SWEET Act is an important step to invigorate the beverage industry to put the health of people first and...

2014-07-16 23:09:09

New white paper from the National Alliance for Caregiving recommends innovative strategies to improve supportive technology for caregivers. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 A new report from the National Alliance for Caregiving (the “Alliance”) identifies key steps to better support family caregiving through the use of mobile, online, and in-home technologies. The report, Catalyzing Technology to Support Family Caregiving, follows an April 2014 roundtable featuring experts from...

2014-07-10 08:28:09

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the best steps in recovery from mental illness is a job, but the national unemployment rate for individuals receiving public mental health services is approximately 80 percent, according to a report issued by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO The states with the five highest levels of unemployed persons in the public mental health care system are: -- Maine...

2014-06-26 23:05:50

Disappointment today, the court limited the power of the NYC Board of Health to act on behalf of the health of New Yorkers. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Statement of Jane L. Delgado, PhD, MS President and CEO National Alliance for Hispanic Health "Public Health has been dealt a major blow by the decision that the Board of Health did not have the authority to adopt the Portion Cap Rule. We are deeply disappointed that the court today limited the power of the NYC Board of...

2014-06-23 23:03:39

Nation’s Premier Annual Physical Activity and Hispanic Family Health Celebration – Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company presenting Llaves para una mejor salud (Keys to a Healthier You) diabetes education pavilion. Univision and 5 de Mayo sponsor youth soccer tournament. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 On Saturday, June 28, 2014, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health with the Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition presents ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up!...


Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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