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2014-06-06 23:06:51

2014-15 Florida Forum lecture series benefits Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, FL. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital announces the 2014-2015 Florida Forum lineup featuring actor and activist Michael J. Fox, best loved political couple James Carville & Mary Matalin and national security experts, Gen. Keith B. Alexander, USA (Ret.) and Robert S. Mueller, III. The 2014-2015 Florida Forum speaker series, produced by...

2014-01-15 12:20:44

Women's Choice Award® Names Line as Top in Luxury Category LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Cruises has been chosen 'America's Best in Travel' in the Luxury Cruising category of the 2013 Women's Choice Awards--the only award recognizing brands and companies recommended by women, to women. Based on a national poll of more than 1,300 female consumers and travel agents, the award not only reflects the priorities and preferences of female consumers, but also praises...

2013-06-14 23:04:55

The Women´s Board of Wolfson Children´s Hospital announces the 2013-2014 Florida Forum lineup, featuring former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, bestselling author Michael Lewis and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 The 2013-2014 Florida Forum speaker series, produced by The Women´s Board of Wolfson Children´s Hospital to benefit the Pediatric Surgery Center of Distinction and additional vital needs at Wolfson Children´s,...

2013-01-08 10:10:33

Vitamin D levels in umbilical cord blood found to be lower if mother is obese Women who are obese at the start of their pregnancy may be passing on insufficient levels of vitamin D to their babies, according to a new Northwestern Medicine® study. The study found that babies born to lean mothers had a third higher amount of vitamin D compared to babies born to obese moms. Vitamin D is fat-soluble, and previous studies have found that people who are obese tend to have lower levels...

2012-04-05 23:01:47

Florida Forum lecture series benefiting Wolfson Children's Hospital features Steve Jobs' biographer Walter Isaacson, Dr. Robert M. Gates and Lance Armstrong Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 The 2012-2013 Florida Forum speaker series, produced by The Women´s Board of Wolfson Children´s Hospital to benefit the Larry J. Freeman Behavioral Health Center and additional vital needs, will host an all-star lineup at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts in Jacksonville,...

2010-12-05 00:13:49

Diane Dennis, author of The Hourglass: How to Live as Time Flies By, learned that people who are facing their mortality don't have friends and family who want to discuss dying. Dennis followed a women's hospital support group and found that people facing mortality feel isolated and lonely. Loved ones are hesitant to discuss life and death issues with their terminally ill friend or family. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) December 3, 2010 New book found that people suffering from terminal illnesses...

2009-11-06 19:00:00

Talented, Diverse International Women Filmmakers to Screen their Films at TheWIFTS Foundation Showcase & Awards Event November 29 - December 4 in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women filmmakers from around the globe will screen their films during The Women's International Film & Television Showcase (TheWIFTS Foundation) at the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles from November 29 - December 4, 2009. Fourteen films and 16 shorts from 11 different countries...

2008-09-22 09:00:35

By MAL VINCENT By Mal Vincent The Virginian-Pilot ONE EXASPERATED character in "The Women" yells: "What do you think this is, some 1930s movie?" If only. "The Women," the original directed by George Cukor and co- scripted by Anita Loos, was the comedy highlight of 1939 - the greatest year in movie history. (It also saw "Gone With the Wind,""Wuthering Heights,""The Wizard of Oz" and a half dozen other top films.) With its all-female cast, it dealt affectionately with women, who, as...

2008-09-19 09:00:25

By Chris Hicks Deseret News How secure am I in my masculinity? I went to see "The Women" last weekend, and I was the only man in the theater. There weren't even any men on the screen! What's more, I watched the 1939 black-and-white original the night before. No men in that one either. Of course, I was prepared. I raised four daughters. I've had female bosses. I once ate quiche. "The Women" began as a play by the very witty Clare Boothe Luce, and it ran for 666 performances -- as...


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