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Firefighters 'Fill the Boot'

Archived, 9 days ago From hanfordsentinel.com 

Hanford, CALIFORNIA - If you drove around town at any time Friday, you may have seen local firefighters weaving in and out of traffic holding a boot in their hands. The firefighters were out receiving donations to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Central Cali ...

Gaga to meet William to talk mental health

Archived, 9 days ago From skynews.com.au 

Sydney, AUSTRALIA - Lady Gaga has agreed to visit Prince William in October to continue their discussion to tackle mental health stigma.

The 'Million Reasons' hitmaker has been invited by the 34-year-old royal to talk through the ways they can pull togeth ...

Afghanistan- 'Nearly 7m children to drop anti-polio vaccine'

Archived, 9 days ago From menafn.com 

Amman, JORDAN - The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), in joint venture with WHO and UNICEF, on Monday launched a Sub-National Immunization Days (SNID) campaign to vaccinate over 6.8 million children under the age of 5 against polio in high-risk districts in 27 provi ...

Covenant teams up with March of Dimes

Archived, 9 days ago From everythinglubbock.com 

Lubbock, TEXAS - It's no question that Covenant Children's first priority is helping your child be healthy and normal.

But, they can't always do it alone. That's why the hospital teams up with the March of Dimes foundation.

"It's astound ...

Students donate blood to save lives

Archived, 9 days ago From thepolypost.com 

Pomona, CALIFORNIA - Some students went about their day either attending classes, studying in the library or playing pool in the Bronco Student Center Games Room.

Other students, like first-year agribusiness and food industry management student Gordon Iwag ...

Life-saving antiseptic gel helping prevent newborn deaths

Archived, 10 days ago From juicebrighton.com 

Brighton, U K - An antiseptic gel developed from mouthwash has been used to help to protect 12,000 Kenyan babies from life threatening infections.

Scientists at GlaxoSmithKline created the product from the chlorhexidine solution which is found in Cors ...

Dental clinic helps low-income people get their smiles back

Archived, 10 days ago From abc15.com 

Phoenix, ARIZONA - A nonprofit Valley dental clinic is helping veterans get their smiles—and their confidence—back.

The Dental Clinic for the Homeless is part of the Central Arizona Shelter Services complex at 12th Avenue and Madison Street in Central P ...

Brave the Shave funds pediatric cancer research

Archived, 10 days ago From dailytexanonline.com 

Austin, TEXAS - Hundreds of students cheered as participants “Braved the Shave” this past weekend in front of Gregory Plaza.

“Brave the Shave”, hosted by Students Making Impacts Through Love and Empathy, allows students to shave their heads in order t ...

Cleveland Foundation partners with YMCA of Greater Cleveland to address opioid epidemic

Archived, 10 days ago From military-technologies.net 

Warsaw, POLAND - In February 2017, Cuyahoga County saw its deadliest month ever for heroin and fentanyl-related overdose deaths, with 60 confirmed fatalities reported by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office. In response to the glaring need for services to co ...

Screening can help eliminate deaths from bowel cancer, says charity

Archived, 10 days ago From worcesternews.co.uk 

Worcester, U K - Just over 61 per cent of adults aged between 60 and 74 in South Worcestershire are taking advantage of the free bowel cancer screening test kit they are sent in the post by the NHS.

While this might fall well short of the ideal figure, ...

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