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Strength in Numbers; Educational Alliance Announced at Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers National Conference Will Improve Prospects for Youth and U.S. Economy Too (Popularity: )
Three U.S. organizations intent on improving opportunities for Hispanic students have joined in a partnership to streamline efforts toward advancing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. The Hispanic Alliance for STEM Opportunities marks collaboration between the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) and IBM. Officials with the two nonprofit groups and IBM announced their alliance during SHPE's annual National Technical and ...

Study Confirms That Avastin Significantly Increases Chance of Living Without Disease Progression in Metastatic Breast Cancer (Popularity: )
Avastin (bevacizumab), significantly improves the time patients with metastatic breast cancer live without their disease getting worse ("progression-free survival") when combined with a commonly used chemotherapy called docetaxel (Taxotere), compared with docetaxel alone. These findings were presented for the first time today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting in Chicago. This is the second large phase III trial that met its primary endpoint by showing that Avastin ...

Study Evaluating Novel Combination of nab-paclitaxel and capecitabine for 1st Line Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer Presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting (Popularity: )
Researchers from The West Clinic, the Mid-South's premier provider of interdisciplinary cancer care, and ACORN (Accelerated Community Oncology Research Network) today announced results from a Phase II study evaluating nanoparticle albumin bound (nab(TM)) -paclitaxel (ABRAXANE(R)) with capecitabine (Xeloda(R)) in a novel first-line combination treatment for patients with metastatic breast cancer at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The study demonstrated that nab-paclitaxel in combination ...

Study Says It's Not Too Late for Kids to Strengthen Bones (Popularity: )
Even if your child is one of the millions who doesn't get enough calcium in their diet, a new study shows it's not too late to increase bone density. The study published in the August issue of 'Bone', found increasing dietary calcium in the diet has a significant impact on bone development. The Huncharek study, funded by the National Dairy Council to help generate awareness of the importance of calcium, ...

Tavis Smiley Announces End of State of the Black Union Series (Popularity: )
The State of the Black Union (SOBU) symposium has been one of the most anticipated events for millions of African Americans during the last decade, but after 10 years of conversations, founder Tavis Smiley has announced the end of the series.Smiley, the host of Tavis Smiley on PBS, said ending production of SOBU will allow him to concentrate on a new series of primetime television specials for 2010 on PBS ...

Team Mustang Member, Cancer Survivor to Tell Her Story on NBC's 'Today' Show on Mother's Day (Popularity: )
When Ford (NYSE: F) Mustang business manager Jackie DiMarco was working on the development of the "Warriors in Pink" package for the 2008 Mustang, which was designed to raise money for breast cancer education and research, she had no idea that the project would hit so close to home. "We were ready to roll with the 'Warriors in Pink' program in the fall of 2006, and in February of 2007, ...

The 8th Ibero-American Ministers of Tourism Conference, Held July 17-18 in El Salvador (Popularity: )
The President of the Republic of El Salvador, Elias Antonio Saca, opened the 8th Ibero-American Ministers of Tourism Conference on Thursday. The main theme of the July 17-18 conference was "Tourism, Youth and Development." The Salvadoran head of state welcomed attendees from 17 Latin American and Iberian countries, as well as the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB). With this Ibero-American meeting, El Salvador raised its ...

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index(R) Edges Up (Popularity: )
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had declined in October, increased slightly in November. The Index now stands at 49.5 (1985=100), up from 48.7 in October. The Present Situation Index was virtually unchanged at 21.0 versus 21.1 last month. The Expectations Index increased to 68.5 from 67.0 in October.The Consumer Confidence Survey® is based on a representative sample of 5,000 U.S. households. The monthly survey is conducted for The ...

The Ensign Group Announces Appointment of Healthcare Industry Leader to Board of Directors (Popularity: )
The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG), the parent company of the Ensign(TM) group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services and assisted living companies, today announced the appointment of Van R. Johnson to the Company's board of directors.Mr. Johnson has served for more than 38 years in leadership capacities with two of the United States' leading healthcare providers. He most recently served for 25 years at Sutter Health, a non-profit health ...

The Law Office of John H. Darrow, your personal injury lawyer in Seattle (Popularity: )
The Law Office of John H. Darrow, your Seattle area lawyer focusing on personal injury, commercial auto accident and car accident cases for over 20 years. John Darrow is a Seattle based attorney who has focused his entire career on ensuring people get a fair settlement from the insurance companies when faced with a personal injury, car accident or commercial auto accident claim.John H. Darrow is a 1986 graduate of ...