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2014-07-09 08:28:16

Psoriasis Foundation will drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease, help those affected PORTLAND, Ore., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Psoriasis Foundation will double the number of researchers studying psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis while also cutting in half the number of people who say these chronic conditions are a problem in their daily lives as part of its new five-year strategic plan and mission to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected....

2014-07-08 08:32:22

MIAMI, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the election of two new members to its Board of Directors: James F.T. Monhart and Robert M. Melzer. "Both Jim and Bob bring an extraordinary passion for Parkinson's disease, along with tremendous skills and personal networks to help advance the mission," stated John W. Kozyak, Esq., NPF Chairman of the Board. "Their combined professional expertise and philanthropic commitment is a...

2014-06-10 08:32:25

MIAMI, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) released an important study stressing the importance of neurologist care at the 18(th) International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Stockholm this week. The key finding is that expert neurologist care not only saves about 4,600 lives, but better access to this care could prevent the deaths of another nearly 7,000 people with Parkinson's disease (PD) each year in the U.S....

2014-05-07 08:28:32

ORLANDO, Fla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sporting goods company 3N2 has come to terms with fastpitch softball phenom Monica Abbott on a product endorsement deal. Abbott, who currently pitches for National Pro Fastpitch's (NPF) Chicago Bandits and Team Toyota of the Japanese Pro League, is widely considered one of the top talents in the game. She will wear 3N2 footwear and apparel throughout the duration of the deal. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140506/84924 Abbott...

2014-02-26 08:29:48

MIAMI, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the election of a new Chairman of the Board, John W. Kozyak, Esq., and four new members to its Board of Directors: Patricia de Stacy Harrison, Alessandro Di Rocco, M.D., Timothy Martorella and Roberto L. Palenzuela. "NPF is honored to have John Kozyak as our new Chairman of the Board and to welcome its new members. Each one provides diverse perspectives, reflective of our national...

2014-01-28 23:22:15

The best fast pitch softball league in the world looks to GameChanger to bring professional level stat analytics and live streaming for games. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Today, National Pro Fastpitch has selected GameChanger – the leading web and mobile app for scorekeeping, stats and live game updates – to be their official partner. Recognized as the most competitive fast pitch softball league in the world, National Pro Fastpitch has chosen GameChanger to provide its teams...

2014-01-08 08:28:48

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To advance understanding of psoriasis--the most common autoimmune disease in the country, affecting up to 7.5 million Americans--and help scientists and clinicians improve treatments and patient outcomes, the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and the Consortium of Rheumatology Researchers of North America, Inc. (CORRONA) will create the first psoriasis registry co-developed and co-administered by a nonprofit. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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