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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23 May, 2017, 09:45 ET Combined Insurance Aims to Hire 2,000 More Veterans by End of 2019

May is National Military Appreciation Month and in a show of support for our armed forces and veterans nationwide, Combined Insurance, a leading...


23 May, 2017, 09:34 ET mitú and ThinkNow Research Launch Cultural Identity Scale to Disrupt Content Creation Paradigm

Today mitú announced the launch of its Bidimensional Identity Measure (BIM), a new method for marketers to measure how multicultural consumers...


23 May, 2017, 09:30 ET The NAMM Foundation Honors Senator Bob Casey with the SupportMusic Champion Award

On Monday evening, The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) honored Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) with the organization's SupportMusic...


23 May, 2017, 09:07 ET Teen Pregnancies Linked to Multiple Drug Prescriptions

Multiple drug prescriptions given to teenage girls correlate with more teen pregnancies, according to a study by the Wyoming Department of Family...


23 May, 2017, 09:07 ET Oral Health and a Lifetime of Healthy Smiles

May is Older Americans Month, a nationwide celebration of Americans aged 65 and older. This year's theme, "Age Out Loud," encourages seniors...


23 May, 2017, 09:01 ET Almond Pro™ Determined to "Make America Healthy Again" with High Protein Almond Products and Summer Tour

Almond Pro™ (http://almondpro.com/) announces the re-release of its High Protein Almond Flour, with fully re-designed packaging. The new natural...


23 May, 2017, 09:00 ET Vector Security® Managers and Senior Executives Build and Donate Wheelchairs to Paralyzed Veterans of America

In a team-building exercise that involved the assembly of wheelchairs for paralyzed U.S. veterans, Vector Security's managers and senior executives...


23 May, 2017, 09:00 ET Ninth Annual Benihana Children's Day Contest Raises $74,000 to Support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

Benihana Inc., the nation's leading operator of Japanese-inspired teppanyaki and sushi restaurants, presented St. Jude Children's Research...


23 May, 2017, 09:00 ET Seattle Children's Brings First-of-its-kind Precision Medicine Clinical Trial to Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

In an effort to find new strategies to personalize treatment for pediatric patients, Seattle Children's has opened the first clinical trial...


23 May, 2017, 09:00 ET Consumer Watchdog Calls on Tech Firms to Support Change in Internet Law So Child Sex Trafficking Websites Can Be Held Accountable; Congress Focuses on Trafficking Issue This Week

Consumer Watchdog today called on tech companies including Google, Facebook, Twitter, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft, to support amending a key...


23 May, 2017, 08:55 ET TurfMutt Named an Official Education Partner of the U.S. Green Building Council

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has named TurfMutt, the environmental stewardship and education program for students in grades K-5, an...


23 May, 2017, 08:40 ET School Administrators to Focus on Advancing Their Leadership Skills at Administrator Summit

Baruti Kafele and Bobb Darnell, Ed.D. are among the veteran school administrators who will reveal manageable methods for success in leadership at...


23 May, 2017, 08:35 ET Mosaic451 Names Chris McDaniels New Chief Information Security Officer

Mosaic451, a bespoke cybersecurity services provider and consultancy, is pleased to announce it has appointed Air Force Cyber Operations veteran...


23 May, 2017, 08:35 ET Las Vegas Cosmetic Surgeon Recommends Replacing Silicone Gel Breast Implants at Around 10 Years, Before There is a Problem

Today's "5th generation" silicone breast implants are more durable than ever. However, they are not considered lifetime devices, and eventually a...


23 May, 2017, 08:35 ET National Rally FOR Children's Health

On June 17th, Children's March for Humanity (CMFH) will initiate a nationwide march/rally in over 26 cities. In Washington, D.C., parents and...


23 May, 2017, 08:30 ET The Celiac Disease Foundation and North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Announce Clinical Guide for Pediatric Celiac Disease

The Celiac Disease Foundation and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) announce the...


23 May, 2017, 08:16 ET Parentgiving Announces Content Development Partnership With CareGiving.com to Provide Users With Access to Expert Caregiving Topics

On May 18, 2017, Parentgiving Inc., a leading ecommerce retailer of incontinence and aging in place products, announced the launch of a content...


23 May, 2017, 08:15 ET Always Best Care Senior Services Expands to Georgia

Always Best Care® Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced today it has opened a franchise...


23 May, 2017, 08:11 ET Wounded Warrior Project Families Make Connections, Unique Rustic Signs

When Kurt Wilson returns home later this month, he will be greeted by a sign that simply reads, "Home Sweet Home." When David Medina goes to sleep...