Disabilities, Disabled People This category covers the latest news affecting people living with a disability, including peer and community support programs, and athletic and cultural opportunities, along with issues of medical assistance, treatment and care options. Find releases regarding accessibility legislation, disability rights, insurance and healthcare issues, special education, and the results of the latest research. Learn about fundraising efforts and events, as well as outreach and awareness initiatives.

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Jul 27, 2017, 13:30 ET Carolinas HealthCare System Names National Leader as President of Children's Services

Carolinas HealthCare System announced that H. Stacy Nicholson, MD, MPH has been named President of the children's service line for the health care...


Jul 27, 2017, 13:13 ET Brian Geyser Named Maplewood Senior Living's New Vice President of Clinical Innovation & Population Health

Maplewood Senior Living announced today that it has named Brian Geyser, APRN-BC, MSN, Vice President of Clinical Innovation and Population Health....


Jul 27, 2017, 12:42 ET WiserTogether partners with Peers Health to deliver an actionable treatment guidance solution, "Return to Health®" for Disability and Workers' Compensation Markets

WiserTogether today announces a partnership with Peers Health and the launch of the Return to Health® healthcare treatment platform for Disability...


Jul 27, 2017, 12:41 ET The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Honors One of the World's Leading Lung Cancer Oncologists with the 2017 Addario Lectureship Award

Frances A. Shepherd, MD, FRCPC honored at the 18th International Lung Cancer Congress The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF)...


Jul 27, 2017, 12:30 ET Godfrey to Host Daily Show Exclusively on SiriusXM

SiriusXM announced today that comedian and actor Godfrey will host a daily show exclusively on Urban View, SiriusXM's destination for diverse urban...


Jul 27, 2017, 12:13 ET First Liberty Statement on the Nomination of Sam Brownback as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

The following statement may be attributed to Hiram Sasser, Deputy Chief Counsel of First Liberty Institute: As a national legal organization that...


Jul 27, 2017, 12:10 ET "Millions of Latinos on the Verge of Losing Access to Health Care in the U.S."

The U.S. Senate has voted against Repeal and Replace of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for the second time. The House of Representatives already...


Jul 27, 2017, 12:00 ET Redleaf Forming a "miniature United Nations"

Shanghai Redleaf International Women's and Children's Hospital launched their fourth anniversary celebrations with a ceremony at 11am Sunday in the...


Jul 27, 2017, 11:59 ET Do You Communicate To Influence - In English Or In Spanish?

¿Hablas español? Decker Communications Inc., the leading global business communication training, coaching and consulting firm, is proud to finally...


Jul 27, 2017, 11:59 ET ¿Te Comunicas para Influenciar... en Inglés o en Español?

SAN FRANCISCO, 27 de Julio de 2017 /PRNewswire/ –- ¿Hablas español? Decker Communications Inc., la firma líder en entrenamiento, coaching y...


Jul 27, 2017, 11:59 ET ¿Te Comunicas para Influenciar... en Inglés o en Español?

SAN FRANCISCO, 27 de Julio de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/– ¿Hablas español? Decker Communications Inc., la firma líder en entrenamiento,...


Jul 27, 2017, 11:38 ET Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies In Dallas-Fort Worth To Hold Sixth Annual Summer Olympics To Benefit Texas Scottish Rite Hospital For Children

Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies, a national early childhood education franchise with three decades of experience, along with 575 students from...


Jul 27, 2017, 11:16 ET Genesis clasificada como la segunda mejor marca de lujo en el estudio APEAL de J.D. POWER de 2017

El Genesis G90 de 2017 (2017 Genesis G90) fue clasificado este año por J.D. Power como el vehículo más atractivo en el competitivo segmento de...


Jul 27, 2017, 11:07 ET Breakthrough research on stem cell-derived retinal organoid imaging offers real-time insights into the developmental origins of blinding eye diseases

A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) Roski Eye Institute, Children's Hospital Los Angeles...


Jul 27, 2017, 11:00 ET Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents Phoenix Children's Hospital With $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award To Support Center For Cancer & Blood Disorders

On July 26, 2017, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® presented Phoenix Children's Hospital with a $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award. Phoenix Children's is one of...


Jul 27, 2017, 11:00 ET LGBTQ Americans Report More Financial Struggles And Anxiety Over Money Than Other Americans

LGBTQ Middle Americans are more likely to worry about the direction of the country, feel less financially secure, and struggle more with...


Jul 27, 2017, 11:00 ET Sara Price Named Winner of FIAT Brand and Hoonigan Search for Female Racer to Pilot Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Rally Car

- After the months-long competition, Price named as winner, giving her opportunity to compete at Mt. Washington, the nation's oldest...


Jul 27, 2017, 11:00 ET Ascensus Selected to Manage the Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program

Ascensus, a technology-enabled solutions provider that helps more than 7 million Americans save for the future, has been selected by the state of...


Jul 27, 2017, 10:39 ET 2017 National Public Opinion Survey of Iranian Americans: Poll Shows a Community Under Duress Due to Rising Discrimination

Today, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) released the findings of its national public opinion survey of Iranian Americans...


Jul 27, 2017, 10:30 ET 'InvisiYouth' First-Ever Nonprofit to Empower Teens and Young Adults Battling Chronic Illness

A new nonprofit, 501 (c)(3) organization, InvisiYouth Charity, is filling a critical void in healthcare by providing lifestyle management resources...