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2014-02-11 08:28:29

~Married to Actor Patrick Swayze for 34 Years CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Paul Christo, host of Aches and Gains on SiriusXM Radio, Family Talk 131 today announced that Lisa Niemi Swayze, wife of the late actor Patrick Swayze and Mr. Swayze's caregiver during his battle with pancreatic cancer, will be appearing as his guest on Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. EST. Part II of the interview with Lisa will air on Saturday, February 22,...

2011-08-08 18:38:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, is set to produce DIRTY DANCING, based on the classic 1987 film of the same name, it was announced today by Joe Drake, co-COO of Lionsgate and President of the Motion Picture Group. The original film's choreographer Kenny Ortega (HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, Michael Jackson's THIS IS IT), will direct. Debra Martin Chase (THE PRINCESS DIARIES, THE SISTERHOOD OF THE...

2011-02-16 13:13:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's recent report, "Pancreatic Cancer: A trickle of federal funding for a river of need," calls attention to the lack of federal resources allocated to pancreatic cancer research and supports the need for legislation as lawmakers re-introduce the Pancreatic Cancer Research & Education Act today on Capitol Hill. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/MM64269) Sen. Whitehouse (D-RI) and Reps....

2010-11-18 08:08:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP The Magazine, the definitive voice for 50+ Americans and the world's largest-circulation magazine with more than 35 million readers, today announced the recipients of its ninth annual Inspire Awards. The Inspire Awards pay tribute to extraordinary people who inspire others to action through their innovative thinking, passion and perseverance. The 2011 honorees include Maya Angelou (Andrus Award Winner - AARP's highest honor), Tony...

2010-09-14 14:41:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Niemi Swayze joins the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network to launch "Be a Hero in the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer: Know it. Fight it. End it." campaign to increase awareness of the deadly disease that claimed the life of her husband, actor Patrick Swayze, one year ago. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.