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Wrap Up The Holiday Season By Donating Old Wireless Phones To Verizon Wireless’ Hopeline┬« Program (Popularity: )
Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation’s most reliable wireless network, is encouraging those who were given the gift of wireless this holiday season to continue the giving spirit by donating their old wireless phones to the company’s HopeLine program to help make a difference in the lives of victims of domestic violence. HopeLine collects wireless phones and accessories in any condition from any wireless service provider, and then refurbishes and ...

March of Dimes Thanks President Bush for Signing Bill Calling for Public- Private Effort to Prevent Preterm Births (Popularity: )
Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the March of Dimes, made the following statement as President Bush signed the "PREEMIE" Act (S. 707) into law: "Today President Bush responded to the growing crisis of premature birth by signing into law a bill that authorizes increased federal support for research and education on prematurity. Millions of active March of Dimes volunteers and staff across the nation have worked toward this day ...

Christian Ministry Says: Don’t Read The Bible This Christmas- Ministry challenges Christians to worship this Christmas the way their brothers and sisters overseas have to do it: without a Bible. (Popularity: )
Christian Resources International, a ministry that sends Bibles and Christian books to needy Christians overseas, is calling on American Christians to spend this Christmas without the Bible. CRI Executive Director Fred Palmerton suggests that “Christians here at home should try and conduct one worship service this Christmas the way that our brothers and sisters in the Third World regularly have to worship: without any Bibles.” “Every day, more than 122,000 ...

Major U.S. Employers Join to Provide Lifelong Personal Health Records for Employees (Popularity: )
As the cost of providing health care continues to rise, Applied Materials, BP America, Inc., Intel Corporation, Pitney Bowes, Inc. and Wal-Mart are funding an independent nonprofit institute to develop “Dossia,” a Web-based framework through which U.S. employees, dependents and retirees can maintain lifelong personal health records. Together, the companies will provide this benefit to more than 2.5 million individuals across the United States starting next year. “Dossia will empower ...

Ericsson joins Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (Popularity: )
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today announced it has joined The Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR). This business-led initiative is designed to help lead and develop the corporate response to human rights. BLIHR aims to find practical applications for the aspirations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights within a business context, and to inspire other businesses to do likewise. Ericsson is the 13th company to join BLIHR and the ...

New Standard Certifies Pillows as 'Asthma Friendly' (Popularity: )
A new certification standard has been launched this holiday season to help people with asthma and allergies find pillows that are more suitable for them. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) reports that pillows and other bedding can be home to millions of dust mites and other allergens that cause asthma symptoms. Now, AAFA has launched the asthma friendly(R) Certification Program in the U.S. to help consumers identify ...

Clean Hands Leading to Safer Health Care for Half the World's Population (Popularity: )
Half the people in the world can look forward to cleaner and safer care and a lowered risk of becoming ill with an infection as a result of their health care. That is because they live in countries whose governments have pledged to become part of a worldwide movement to address health-care associated infections under the Global Patient Safety Challenge: Clean Care is Safer Care. A total of 22 countries ...

U.S. News & World Report and the National Committee for Quality Assurance Announce America's Best Health Plans for 2006 (Popularity: )
U.S. News & World Report (U.S. News) and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced the publication of America's Best Health Plans, the annual rankings of commercial, Medicare and Medicaid health maintenance organizations and point-of-service plans. Millions of Americans who are choosing their health insurance coverage for 2007 can now take advantage of the information and national rankings featured in the November 6th issue of U.S. News, available ...

Mayor Bloomberg to Keynote at “NY XPO for Business” First Ever NY XPO, a Collaboration of Five Boroughs (Popularity: )
Expected to draw a crowd of more than 15,000 tri-state area business, community and political leaders, the first of its kind NY XPO for Business will debut Wednesday, November 29, 2006 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. XPO is currently supported by most of the leading trade associations and we are working with major borough, city and state business organizations to build a show ...

Lung Cancer Alliance Praises VFW Call for Lung Cancer Screening and Research (Popularity: )
Today Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA), the only national organization providing patient support and advocacy exclusive to those living with or at risk for lung cancer, hailed the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) for calling for a lung cancer screening program and more lung cancer research funding for military personnel and veterans. The resolution, unanimously adopted at the VFW annual convention, also calls upon Congress and the Department of Defense (DOD) ...