Latest Race for the Cure Stories

2012-05-29 23:00:46

Early bird registration guarantees spot, sets fundraising goals for summer. Knoxville, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 Registration for the Komen Knoxville Race for the Cure will begin on June 1. The 16th annual event will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at World´s Fair Park in downtown Knoxville. Last year, more than 13,000 area residents participated as runners, walkers and volunteers. The event raised more than $845,000, which supported research, screening, education and treatment...

Komen Foundation Restores Funding to Planned Parenthood
2012-02-04 05:08:56

Three days after their decision to pull funding from Planned Parenthood became public knowledge, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation has promised to once again fund breast cancer screenings at the organization, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to David Morgan and Anna Yukhananov of Reuters, Komen, which is the "world's largest breast cancer charity" had found itself "thrust the group into America's deeply politicized debate over abortion rights" after it withdrew...

Word of the Day
  • 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.