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2014-03-17 16:26:52

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: Long-term follow-up of adult survivors of childhood cancer reinforces need for lifelong health surveillance for childhood cancer survivors MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adult survivors of childhood cancer face significant health problems as they age and are five times more likely than their siblings to develop new cancers, heart and other serious health conditions beyond the...

2014-03-07 12:24:56

Ambassadors Kevin Love, Pau Gasol, David Lee and other NBA stars lead Hoops for St. JudeTM Week, March 7-13 MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Regardless the final scores of all NBA games played during Hoops for St. Jude Week(TM) March 7-13, the winners will be the kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®). Every matchup will help the hospital raise awareness and increase support to fight childhood cancer and other deadly diseases....

2014-03-05 23:03:44

Project Impact aims to fundamentally change the way new pediatric cancer therapies are developed and tested, through public policy and a funded research program. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today announced the launch of Project Impact: Driving Discovery to a Cure for Pediatric Brain Tumors, an integrated research and drug development program that seeks to confront the...

2014-02-26 16:26:30

The Latino Community Unites Through Radio, TV, Social Media, Other Digital Platforms to Help Save Children with Cancer, Other Deadly Diseases MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a nationwide fundraising effort to continue finding cures and saving children, Univision Radio, the leading radio network serving Hispanic America, helped raise $3.8 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) during the annual Promesa y Esperanza(®) (Promise and Hope) radio event on...

2014-02-25 08:31:32

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC., the parent company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, raised a record-breaking $4.6 million in the 10th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving(®) campaign. Through ANN INC.'s long-standing commitment to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®), the company has contributed a total of $20 million since 2007. To achieve its biggest fundraising year yet, ANN INC. supported the 10th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign through engaging and...

2014-02-20 12:15:21

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital--Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project identifies the most common genetic alteration yet in the brain tumor ependymoma; results offer clues for fighting other cancers The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has identified the most common genetic alteration ever reported in the brain tumor ependymoma and evidence that the alteration drives tumor development. The research appears...

2014-02-19 16:23:43

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital -Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project identifies the most common genetic alteration yet in the brain tumor ependymoma; results offer clues for fighting other cancers MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has identified the most common genetic alteration ever reported in the brain tumor ependymoma and evidence that...

2014-02-18 08:30:31

10th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign brings total raised to $20 million since 2004 ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) raised a record high amount of donations for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(® )during the 2013 10(th) annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving(®) campaign, bringing the total amount raised in 2013 to $4 million. After this year's campaign, the recognized world leader in pizza delivery has now raised more than $20...

2014-02-18 08:27:01

In its 10th year of participation, the nation's largest specialty retailer of health and wellness products thanks employees and customers for their generosity PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC), the nation's largest specialty retailer of health and wellness products, would like to thank employees and customers for helping to raise $3.4 million during the 2013 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) Thanks and Giving(®) campaign. This year's...

2014-02-11 08:28:59

Mariah Launches New Single "You're Mine (Eternal)" On February 12th NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-platinum global superstar Mariah Carey explodes into the new year with "You're Mine (Eternal)," her brand new single which she wrote and produced with hitmaker Rodney Jerkins and is launching just in time for Valentine's Day. Both the highly-anticipated, multi-format single, and the remix featuring uber-talented R&B heartthrob Trey Songz, blast off globally to...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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