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2014-08-19 12:24:46

DANVERS, Mass., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Virginia D. Steen, M.D., of Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., last month during its National Patient Education Conference held in Anaheim, Calif. Recognized internationally as a leading expert in scleroderma, Dr. Steen has been a longtime ally of the organization and currently is a member of its Medical Advisory Board Steering Committee,...

2014-08-14 12:28:37

Expert from the Largest Scleroderma Specialty Center in the U.S. at Johns Hopkins will Provide Insight to Help Patients, Physicians and Caregivers. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Francisco Boin of the Scleroderma Center at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, one of the largest scleroderma specialty clinics in the world, will host a live, free webinar on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The webinar is presented by the Scleroderma...

2014-07-30 23:07:26

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "China Diagnostic Reagent Industry Report, 2013-2016" to its huge collection of research reports. Complete Report - http://www.researchmoz.us/china-diagnostic-reagent-industry-report-2013-2016-report.html. Albany, NewYork (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 With the accelerated aging of the Chinese population, the increase of personal health expenditure as well as the improved medical care facilities and government health care system, China...

2014-07-21 12:24:51

DANVERS, Mass., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation is preparing for 600 people from around the world to attend its National Patient Education Conference later this week in Southern California. This unique educational event will be held at the Anaheim Marriot Friday, July 25, through Sunday, July 27. The conference focuses on scleroderma, a mysterious, and sometimes fatal, autoimmune disease that causes a person's body to attack itself by creating too much...

2014-06-25 23:13:19

Over 300 participants walked a course of two miles led by author Andrew Louis Botieri to help raise funds that will go towards providing essential support resources and educational forums for patients and families affected by scleroderma. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Andrew Louis Botieri, whose astonishing recovery from scleroderma is captured in his life-changing autobiography “A Celebration of Life: A Story of Hope, a Miracle, and the Power of Attitude”, led the Walk, Talk and...

2014-06-10 23:13:21

Andrew Louis Botieri has written a new foreword to his poignant autobiographical book “A Celebration of Life: A Story of Hope, a Miracle, and the Power of Attitude”. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Andrew Louis Botieri, Scleroderma Survivor & Inspirational Speaker, Writes New Foreword to “A Celebration of Life” to Mark National Scleroderma Awareness Month To mark National Scleroderma Awareness Month in June, Andrew Louis Botieri has written a new foreword to his poignant...

2014-06-05 16:27:14

SAN FRANCISCO, BOSTON and HAMILTON, Ontario, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of North America's leading scleroderma advocacy and research organizations today announced they are joining forces during June's Scleroderma Awareness Month, with a social media campaign to compel more people to learn more about the little-known and often misunderstood disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/94801 The primary partners are Scleroderma Foundation, Scleroderma...

2014-05-29 16:26:50

Snap a "Selfie" and Become a Part of Our Next Awareness Campaign DANVERS, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Too many people in the United States know nothing about scleroderma, a mysterious and frequently disabling condition, which affects an estimated 300,000 people, so this June the Scleroderma Foundation wants to increase awareness of the disease that can strip away a person's independence and quality of life. Scleroderma strikes women 4-to-1 over men, with the onset...

2014-05-16 12:25:06

Special Musical Guest Ben Folds with a Surprise Comedy Star; Cuisine provided by Top Chef Masters Susan Feniger, Mary Sue Milliken and Rick Moonen SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bob Saget will host the inaugural Las Vegas Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine, a benefit for the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF), on Thurs., June 5 at the House of Blues in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Saget, an SRF Board Member who lost his sister to scleroderma, will be joined...

2014-04-18 16:21:55

An evening of Cool Comedy, Live Music and Haute Cuisine to Benefit the Scleroderma Research Foundation SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to an eclectic and unique gathering of gifted and creative minds, new treatments for a rare autoimmune disease may be just a few short years away... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140418/76538 Comedian Bob Saget, author of the new book Dirty Daddy will host an evening of headlining music, comedy, food and wine...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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