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2013-09-09 23:04:07

Today, the United Nations Foundation and Planned Parenthood Federation of America are honoring the life and legacy of the late Senator Frank Lautenberg with the third annual International Family Planning Hero Award. (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Women in the U.S. and around the world lost an unwavering champion back in June. Today, the United Nations Foundation and Planned Parenthood Federation of America are honoring the life and legacy of the late Senator Frank Lautenberg with the third...

2013-09-06 08:23:12

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, September 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire's Chief Executive Officer, Flemming Ornskov, MD will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference Monday, September 9th, 2013 at 3:50 PM EDT/20:50 BST. Investors may access a live audio webcast of the presentation at http://www.shire.com/shireplc/en/investors. NOTES TO EDITORS Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives. Our strategy is to focus on...

2013-09-05 08:29:08

National School Program Elevates Role of Good Hygiene, Nutrition and Physical Activity to Help Students Stay Healthy and Thriving PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, the common cold results in 22 million lost days of school for students,[1] as a result of the 2.2 million cases of the common cold that affect Americans under the age of 17 annually.[2] Yet, a reduction in absenteeism within schools can take place when a proper hygiene routine, like hand washing,...

2013-09-04 11:53:59

A global group of experts has established research priorities addressing care for women prior to pregnancy, in a consensus statement published in PLOS Medicine this week. Sohni Dean and Zulfiqar Bhutta from the Aga Khan University, Karachi, collaborated with colleagues to identify the most important research areas for preconception care that need to be addressed in order to reduce deaths and disability in women and children. Prevention of maternal and child mortality has featured...

2013-08-28 08:27:30

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonda Wright, MD, is igniting a national conversation about women's health, and the conversation is starting in Pittsburgh. "Women's Health Conversations: Prioritizing Your Body, Brains and Bliss" The inaugural conference, (www.womenshealthconversations.com) for influential, non-medical women will take place on Thursday, September 12, 2013, at Pittsburgh's Consol Energy Center. The conference features highly credentialed, nationally known speakers in...

2013-08-27 23:04:05

NLIRH is honored to be recognized as a Champion for Coverage by HHS. New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is honored to be recognized as a Champion for Coverage by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). As a Champion, we have volunteered to help uninsured Americans learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplace. “Access to affordable, quality health coverage, including access to reproductive health care, is a...

2013-08-27 16:24:11

PANAMA CITY and WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have reduced maternal and child mortality significantly over the past two decades. But many mothers and children continue to die from preventable causes, particularly in low-income and marginalized populations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130827/DC70222LOGO-a) To address this problem, a high-level conference is being convened in Panama City, September...

2013-08-20 08:30:57

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a continued effort to support patients facing infertility, Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced a donation to Baby Quest Foundation, Inc. - a non-profit organization focused on providing financial assistance to patients pursuing fertility treatment. Through this collaboration, Ferring will provide 10 Baby Quest grant recipients with free access to select fertility medications, enabling them to undergo one full IVF cycle,...

2013-08-15 16:22:43

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- UNCOVERING THE WOMAN'S POWER (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130815/MN64802) How to Bring Out the Best in Men and Build Healthy Relationships UNCOVERING THE WOMAN'S POWER is a self-help book for women to bring out the best in men, and build healthy relationships. An unprecedented manuscript, mix of women's studies and self-help, filled with interesting facts, true stories and professional advice from top experts. It...

2013-08-09 23:03:04

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health announces Solidaridad Awards for exceptional partnership. New York (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 As part of the annual national Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is announcing its honoring of the Guttmacher Institute and the National Council of Jewish Women with the Solidaridad Awards for ongoing support and exceptional partnership in advancing health, dignity, and...