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Category Archives: Health

Amgen Launches Neulasta® (pegfilgrastim) Onpro® Narratives

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (FNN NEWS) – Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced the launch of Neulasta®(pegfilgrastim) Onpro® NARRATIVES, an online media resource about the value of a cancer care team that provides comprehensive support for patients receiving strong chemotherapy. Intended to support conversations between cancer patients undergoing strong chemotherapy and their healthcare team about potential risk for infection…

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STUDY: Landmark Autism Genetic Study Seeking Participants

CHICAGO (FNN NEWS) — Families affected by autism can participate in the nation’s largest study to uncover important genetic links to the condition by attending on-site registration and data collection events in Northbrook and Evanston, Saturday, May 6. Families with a loved one on the autism spectrum are asked to share demographic, medical and behavioral information at: Have…

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AARP Launches New Health & Wellness Digital Magazine

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) By AAPR — Take charge of your health with AARP The Magazine’s Special Edition Health & Wellness Issue, the only digital health magazine for people ages 50-plus. The issue unveiled today offers inspirational advice and practical tips to help you get fit, eat better and live a healthier life—and provides an enhanced…

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AARP to Alert 38 Million Members How Their Members of Congress Vote on Health Bill

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) — AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement today in response to the pending vote on the House bill that would create an “Age Tax,” weaken Medicare’s solvency, put at risk seniors’ ability to live independently as they age, and give sweetheart deals to big drug and insurance companies.…

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CDC estimates preventable deaths from 5 leading causes

ATLANTA, (FNN NEWS) By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  — The number of potentially preventable deaths – premature deaths that could have been avoided – declined from 2010 to 2014 for three of the five leading causes of death in the Unites States, CDC researchers estimate. In 2014, the five leading causes of death…

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Tampa Medical Marijuana Conference Follows Legalization in Florida

TAMPA, Fla., (FNN NEWS) By CannaCure Florida — CannaCure Florida is proudly offering the most comprehensive medical cannabis educational conference following passage of Florida Amendment 2 legalizing medical marijuana. Medical professionals and cannabis industry leaders will gather to present an exclusive educational conference Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 – Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at The Cuban Club in…

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Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen; Ed Damiano, PhD; Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD; and Trisha Prabhu Receive WebMD Health Hero Awards

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) By WebMD Health Corp.  WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, celebrated the accomplishments of five extraordinary individuals who are meeting health and medical challenges head-on and effecting change through their insights, courage, and perseverance last night during its annual Health Hero Awards Gala in New York City.…

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Twin Boys Conjoined At Head Successfully Separated At Children’s Hospital At Montefiore After More Than 20 Hours Of Surgery

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) By The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore — A team of expert surgical and medical providers at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) have separated thirteen-month-old craniopagus twin boys Jadon and Anias McDonald. Craniopagus twins are joined at the head. This is the first time the team used virtual planning and 3D printing technologies to…

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Save the Children Rapidly Scaling Up Operation in Haiti to Meet Critical Needs

FAIRFIELD, Conn., (FFN NEWS) By Save the Children — 1.4 million Haitian people, including 600,000 children, are in need of immediate humanitarian assistance following Hurricane Matthew last week. Save the Children is rapidly scaling up operations from its base in Camp Perrin and has deployed teams to provide initial relief. By the end of the week,…

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POLITICS & POWER

The Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award Presented to Ken Burns

AUSTIN, Texas, (FNN NEWS) -- The 2017 Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award has been presented to…

Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes to Discuss "Shattered: Inside Hillary…

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) -- During Hillary Clinton's 2016 race for the White House, two journalists, Jonathan Allen…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Takes Pine Hills Students on an Earth…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - As millions of people around the world plan to celebrate…

U.S. NEWS

The Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award Presented to Ken Burns

AUSTIN, Texas, (FNN NEWS) -- The 2017 Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award has been presented to Ken Burns for reawakening a nation's consciousness to the natural world through his work, including The National Parks: America's Best Idea.  As a direct result of the publicity and broadcast of this documentary, national parks…

Research: Teachers Value Independent Reading Time, but Only 36% Can…

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) -- Today, Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education, and media company, released the new Teacher & Principal School Report: Focus on Literacy, which reveals that the overwhelming majority of educators agree that "students should have time during the school day to read a book of…

Autism Society and Ed Asner Honor Ben Affleck & Pixar…

LOS ANGELES, (FNN NEWS) -- Oscar®-winning actor Ben Affleck, Pixar filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera, AutFest founder Matt Asner and several filmmakers were honored yesterday for their filmmaking contributions to autism awareness "from spectrum to screen" at the 1st Annual AutFest International Film Festival (April 22-23) in Orange, California. Seven-time Emmy® winner and…

ORLANDO

Florida Film Festival held its annual Block Party at Winter…

WINTER PARK, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Florida Film Festival held its annual Block Party celebration for Festival ticket and pass holders at the Winter Park Village, Saturday evening. Participants received free drinks and appetizers from select Winter Park Village restaurants and also enjoy live entertainment. Participating vendors include Another Broken Egg Café, Crispers, Brio Tuscan Grille, Firefly Kitchen and Bar, Mitchell’s…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Takes Pine Hills Students on an Earth…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - As millions of people around the world plan to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, Orange Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales held her 3rd annual Earth Day Awareness Tour by taking students from the Pine Hills community on an environmental adventure at the historic 50-acre Harry P. Leu Gardens Wednesday morning. Supervisor Morales…

Supervisor Daisy Morales' Annual Earth Day Tour Takes 40 Pine…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -- Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales will host her 3rd annual Earth Day Awareness Tour at the historic Harry P. Leu Gardens, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. This year’s Earth Day tour takes 40 students attending a Pine Hills school outside of the classroom for an environmental adventure of Leu Gardens. The…

MIAMI

Lynn University to break ground on $35 million university center

BOCA RATON, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -  Lynn University will break ground Thursday, April 20, on the Christine E. Lynn University Center. The 11 a.m. ceremony will take place at the heart of campus and will feature guest speakers, food and drink, a unique photo opportunity, virtual reality renderings, and remarks from the namesake donor, Christine…

Famed Miami Doctor Rudy Moise Donates $2,500 To Former Haitian…

MIAMI, Fla (FNN NEWS) -- Former Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe held a news conference to announce the upcoming 2nd Annual GEM Gala and discuss the Dr. Louis G. Lamothe Foundation's extraordinary humanitarian work in Haiti. The event was held on Wednesday night at The Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) [caption id="attachment_13742" align="alignnone"…

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