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Star Tribune Editorial Editor Susan Albright to Deliver Keynote Address at ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Symposium (Popularity: )
Today, ClearWay Minnesota kicks off its annual tobacco control Symposium with a keynote address from Star Tribune Editorial Editor Susan Albright. This year's theme is Connecting Through Communications. The event is being held on Sept. 14-15 at the St. Paul RiverCentre and will also feature Andy Goodman, author of Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes, as well as a video welcome from St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman. "In the ...

Peers, Colleagues to Recognize Research Leadership in Cancer Detection, Prevention and Treatment (Popularity: )
Continuing a nearly 50-year-old tradition of honoring outstanding achievement in cancer research, the American Association for Cancer Research currently is accepting nominations for its series of annual awards. Scientists advancing the understanding and eradication of cancer through basic research, clinical care, therapeutics and prevention are eligible. Winners will help the AACR fulfill its mission to promote professional education and communications by delivering a lecture during the AACR’s Centennial Year Annual ...

Nationally Syndicated Radio Personality Tom Joyner Offers The Voice of Black America: 'In Our Own Words: Katrina, One Year Later' (Popularity: )
Tom Joyner, labeled the "Voice of Katrina," is bringing the power of his nationally syndicated radio show, and his Foundation to energize the recovery of New Orleans, one year after one of the nation's worst natural disasters. To help shed light on the on-going issues, with more than 1 million registered members -- has started a five-part series that explores various aspects of life in New Orleans now and what ...

More Than 500,000 Americans Served in Hurricane Katrina's Aftermath (Popularity: )
More than half a million Americans have journeyed to the Gulf Coast in the past year to volunteer in hurricane relief and recovery efforts, according to the Corporation for National and Community Service. The figures compiled by the agency also reveal that tens of millions more people, while not traveling to the Gulf region, supported relief efforts in a variety of ways. "The volunteer response has been one of the ...

Expert Do's and Don’t for College Students Facing Credit Card Deluge (Popularity: )
College students are the #1 target of banks issuing credit cards with incentives like free t-shirts, movie tickets and shopping coupons." says Howard Dvorkin, MBA, CPA president and founder of Consolidated Credit, a non-profit credit counseling agency. Some colleges have banned credit card operators from campus. Others invite them since the college gets a kick-back revenue from the card issuers. The newest generation of adults isn't showing much promise in ...

Joslin's New Book DeMystifies Nutrition and Meal Planning to Help People with Diabetes Stay Healthy (Popularity: )
Conflicting headlines in the news media about what foods are healthy to eat can be confusing, especially when you or a loved one has diabetes. Besides understanding the impact of each food on one's blood glucose level, sorting through questions about fat, fiber, carbohydrates (carbs), sweeteners, the glycemic index and more can be daunting. Staying Healthy with Diabetes -- Nutrition & Meal Planning, a new book from Joslin Diabetes Center, ...

Bringing Hope To Angolan Children: Mass Health Campaign Begins To Help 3.5 Million (Popularity: )
The government of Angola, and its partners in the Measles Initiative, the Global Fund on AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative are launching a major health campaign to provide life-saving interventions for Angolan children. The integrated campaign is targeting more than 3.5 million children with measles and polio vaccinations, vitamin A, de-worming medication, and, in seven provinces, long-lasting insecticide treated nets (LLIN’s). The campaign begins on ...

BlogSafety.com, a Social Network for Parents Concerned About Social Networking, Goes Live With Support From Leading Social-Networking and Internet Companies (Popularity: )
We've all seen reports about the dangers of social networks, but there's no need to panic -- there is a need to get discussion going, say the directors of BlogSafety.com, a highly interactive Web site from the founders of SafeKids.com and NetFamilyNews.org. The site includes expert advice plus an interactive forum for parents grappling with ways to help their teens safely enjoy this new always-connected world of "Web 2.0." BlogSafety ...

New Website Launched for 2006 Hurricane Season (Popularity: )
A month into the 2006 hurricane season that began on June 1, the American Red Cross is launching the Safe and Well Website to provide families with a tool to exchange welfare information with loved ones and friends in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. The overwhelming scope of the 2005 hurricane season challenged the Red Cross to develop innovative ways, such as the use of web-based technology, to help ...

Intel and PowerPC united. Fink Binary Distribution (Popularity: )
The Fink project is proud to announce the availability of a new binary distribution, version 0.8.1 for Intel and PowerPC.Over 1900 pre-compiled packages for PowerPC and 1700 for the Intel platform have been made available. Including new precompiled packages for KDE, GNOME and many popular scientific applications.Improved documentation from the Fink website including translations into French, Japanese and simplified Chinese.Fink is free, licensed under the GPL. This is a general public ...