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2010-11-03 11:06:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart is helping bring smiles to thousands of children this holiday season through its continued support of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Thanks and Giving campaign. For the fifth consecutive year, Kmart is encouraging its customers to "give thanks for the healthy kids in your life, and give to those who are not," by providing the opportunity to make donations to St. Jude in store and online. All donations help St. Jude save...

2010-10-07 08:43:00

Third annual national walk to be held in more than 60 cities nationwide benefiting St. Jude MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help kick off the season of giving, the third annual Give thanks. Walk.(TM) will be held Saturday, November 20, in more than 60 cities nationwide including Los Angeles, New York City, Houston, Washington, D.C. and Chicago. All events benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, the nation's top children's cancer hospital....

2010-10-06 09:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- More than a dozen Spanish language radio stations across the country will participate in the Promesa y Esperanza (Promise and Hope) radiothon on October 7th and 8th, benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, one of the world's premier pediatric cancer research centers. Radio listeners in cities like Philadelphia, Charlotte, New Orleans, Providence, Minneapolis, and Kansas City can support St. Jude in its fight against...

2010-10-05 09:38:00

Jennifer Aniston, Robin Williams, Morgan Freeman and Luis Fonsi return in annual Thanks and Giving® TV Spots Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum record national radio spots for holiday campaign Thanks and Giving campaign kicks off Thanksgiving Week and runs through the end of 2010 NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrities from film, sports, television and music have donated their time and talents to support the 2010 Thanks and Giving®...

2010-09-14 06:50:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of the public's favorite household brands have joined forces to support the lifesaving work of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, one of the world's premier pediatric cancer research centers. From September 19 - 25, Target guests can help St. Jude in its fight to find cures and save children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases by purchasing participating Procter & Gamble (P&G) brands including...

2010-09-01 08:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® and Chili's® Grill & Bar are tapping into the power of the digital world, making it easier than ever for guests to donate to St. Jude during the seventh annual Create-A-Pepper to Fight Childhood Cancer campaign. September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness month and now through Sept. 30, guests can donate in restaurants nationwide, online, or via text message....

2010-09-01 04:20:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Survival rates overall for childhood cancer are almost 80 percent--a marked advance against a disease that was curable in only a small fraction of children 50 years ago. However, despite progress, pediatric cancer remains the leading cause of death due to disease among U.S. children older than 1 year of age. While September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month nationwide, at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the fight against this...

2010-07-18 12:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists have long recognized that cancers may look the same under the microscope, but carry different mutations, respond differently to treatment and result in vastly different outcomes for patients. An international team led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists has developed a new approach that uses genomic information from different species to understand the biology that drives the formation of these different cancer subtypes....

2010-06-29 09:29:00

Annual awards honor top partners, volunteers and donors MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kmart was recognized as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's Corporate Partner of the Year during the presentation of the ALSAC/St. Jude Volunteer Appreciation Awards on June 25. St. Jude honored partners, volunteers and donors from across the country at the annual event. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28262) (Photo:...

2010-06-28 23:00:00

The Scientist magazine ranks St. Jude Children's Research Hospital among the top 10 "Best Places to Work in Academia" for the fifth straight year MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is ranked as one of the top institutions in the annual "Best Places to Work in Academia" list by The Scientist magazine. This is the fifth consecutive year St. Jude made the publication's top 10 list of institutions in the United States. The hospital ranks...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.