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, 08:06 ET Boosterthon© Makes 160,000 Meals For Local Communities Nationwide

This weekend Boosterthon hosted its annual giveback initiative called "A Million Students Strong." It celebrated the collective impact of more than...


23 May, 2017, 08:04 ET United Way is Fighting for Youth Success in Innovative Ways

As part of its effort to fight for the success of youth in every community, United Way works with a wide diversity of partners - from NFL to...


23 May, 2017, 08:03 ET Senior Helpers® Survey Finds Baby Boomers and Gen Xers Favor In-Home Care for Aging Loved Ones

With nearly 75 million Americans ages 51-691, Baby Boomers are currently the second largest living generation in the United States. According to a...


23 May, 2017, 08:00 ET Daiichi Sankyo Cancer Enterprise Pipeline Data Showing Swift Progress in Precision Medicine for Breast Cancer to be Presented at 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced new data on several investigational products in the Daiichi Sankyo...


23 May, 2017, 08:00 ET Kelley Blue Book Announces 10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000

While the average transaction price of a new vehicle currently sits at nearly $35,000, the expert editors at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com prove...


23 May, 2017, 08:00 ET Kelley Blue Book nombra los 10 vehículos nuevos más atractivos por menos de $18,000

Mientras que el precio de transacción promedio de un vehículo nuevo es actualmente de casi $35,000, los editores expertos en Kelley Blue...


23 May, 2017, 07:59 ET The Vodafone Institute Launches the Next Round of F-LANE: Leveraging the Impact of Startups With a Female Empowerment Focus

- The new round of F-LANE - the first accelerator in Europe to focus on technology startups by or for women. - Only around nine percent of...


23 May, 2017, 07:57 ET Hewins Financial | Wipfli Hewins' Gretchen Halpin Joins Leading Advisory Firms to Discuss Strategies for Bridging the Industry's Gender Gap

Women are powering the purse strings at home and on the economic stage to the tune of more than $11.2 trillion of the nation's investable wealth,...


23 May, 2017, 07:05 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute wins federal grant renewal for membership in prestigious Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has competed and been selected by scientific peers for a coveted four-year grant renewal from the...


23 May, 2017, 07:00 ET Citywide Radio Campaign Raises Funds to Support Youth Summer Jobs Program

The Robert R. McCormick Foundation and the City of Chicago, along with 47 Chicagoland stations, are launching a citywide radio fundraising campaign...


23 May, 2017, 06:01 ET Maternal and Infant Mortality Can Be Reduced by Focusing on the Mother's Health Before Pregnancy

The National Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative (PCHHC), a national public-private partnership working to promote preconception...


23 May, 2017, 00:01 ET Ferring commits $10 million to March of Dimes to expand research needed to end preterm birth

Ferring Pharmaceuticals and the March of Dimes Foundation announced today that Ferring has committed $10 million to support the network of March of...


23 May, 2017, 00:01 ET Ferring se compromete a aportar $10 millones a March of Dimes para ampliar las investigaciones necesarias para poner fin a los nacimientos prematuros

Ferring Pharmaceuticals y March of Dimes Foundation anunciaron hoy que Ferring se ha comprometido a aportar $10 millones para apoyar a la red de...


23 May, 2017, 00:00 ET Leading E-Commerce Platform Opens Doors to 1,000 Female Entrepreneurs

A new program gives 1,000 women entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop and grow online in 2017 by offering not only free virtual stores, but...


22 May, 2017, 19:09 ET Committee for Children Launches Mind Yeti App for Kids and their Adults

Committee for Children (CFC), the global leader of research-based social-emotional learning curricula, today announced the launch of Mind Yeti for...


22 May, 2017, 18:45 ET El primer parque acuático ultra accesible del mundo abrirá en San Antonio a tiempo para las vacaciones de verano

Las familias de todas las capacidades pueden hacer un viaje corto para gozar de una gran aventura en San Antonio este verano. Aclamada como uno de...


22 May, 2017, 18:31 ET Sebastian Eriksson conquista primer triunfo en la serie Global Rallycross para Honda

Sebastian Eriksson y su Honda Red Bull Olsbergs MSE Civic No. 93 captó la atención de todos los competidores participantes en el Red Bull Global...


22 May, 2017, 18:30 ET Texas Auctioneers Association Inducts First Woman Into Hall of Fame

The Texas Auctioneers Association held their 60th Anniversary Annual Convention and Championship Contest May 7-9 in Frisco, Texas. During this...


22 May, 2017, 18:20 ET Think you'd be a great HOA community manager? CACM says 'click here'

With many of its member homeowners associations eager to hire, the California Association of Community Managers (CACM) is widening its search for...


22 May, 2017, 17:11 ET Amy Roberts Announced as Judge for 2017 Nellie Cashman Woman Business Owner of the Year Award

BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation's leading accounting and consulting organizations, today announced that Spokane Partner Amy Roberts has been...