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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Aug 25, 2016, 10:30 ET BET Networks Chairman And CEO Debra Lee To Serve As Honorary Co-Chair For The 30th Annual NAMIC Conference

 Debra Lee, chairman and chief executive officer, BET Networks has been named honorary co-chair for the 30th Annual NAMIC Conference. Held...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:13 ET Pregnant Women Can Lower Their Risk Of Birth Defects With A Flu Shot, March Of Dimes Says

Getting sick with the flu early in pregnancy makes you twice as likely to have a baby with a serious birth defect of the brain, spine, or heart...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:07 ET Impact by Jillian Michaels Collection to Launch on Walmart.com

 America's favorite health and wellness expert and fitness guru, Jillian Michaels, is launching Impact by Jillian Michaels, a performance...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:00 ET Consumer-Focused Website on Chemical Safety Revamped to Enhance Content and Improve User Experience

 ChemicalSafetyFacts.org, a consumer-oriented website that provides clear, science-based information about the safety of chemical ingredients...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:00 ET Bishop Robert Barron to lead the 6th Annual Grand Marian Procession to Celebrate Los Angeles' 235th Birthday

On Saturday, August 27, 2016, the Queen of Angels Foundation will host the 6th Annual Grand Marian Procession, Votive Mass, and Feast of the...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:00 ET Top 10 Things Teachers Look Forward to When Heading Back to School

 Grab your backpacks, notebooks, pencils and pens. School is back in session! The Meemic Foundation, a non-profit organization created by...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:00 ET El sitio web sobre seguridad química centrado en el consumidor se renueva para mejorar el contenido y la experiencia del usuario

ChemicalSafetyFacts.org, un sitio web orientado al consumidor que ofrece información clara, basada en datos científicos acerca de la...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:00 ET Viola Davis, The Albertsons Companies Foundation And The Entertainment Industry Foundation Team Up To Provide Five Million Breakfasts This Year To Children In Need

Emmy Award®-winning actress Viola Davis, the Albertsons Companies Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) have come...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:48 ET The Home Depot hará una presentación en la 23ª Conferencia Anual Internacional de Comercio al Detalle de Goldman Sachs

The Home Depot®, el mayor minorista de productos para mejoras en el hogar del mundo, anunció hoy que Craig Menear, presidente de la junta...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:30 ET Nix® Launches First-Ever Lice Tracker

 Nix®, the #1 pediatrician and pharmacist recommended brand for lice treatment, announced today the launch of the Nix® Lice Tracker:...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:30 ET The American Veterans Center Announces Video Contest For Teens To Bridge Generation Gap By Interviewing Veterans

 Although there are almost a million World War II veterans still living, this generation is rapidly disappearing and their untold stories of...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:09 ET Teachers Invited to Workshop on Zika Prevention and Using Insects in the Classroom

School teachers from Florida and other states are invited to attend a workshop on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Orange County Convention...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:07 ET More than 1 in 3 Parents Have Made THIS Major Mistake

 PodKeeper, the online organizer for busy parents with busy kids, today announced key findings from its "Busy Parents" survey, including the...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:01 ET Good Humor® Brings Summer Tour To Miami With Roselyn Sánchez As Honorary Good Humor® Woman

 Today, Good Humor® is visiting Miami for the first time as part of its Summer East Coast "Welcome to Joyhood" tour. This will be the...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:01 ET Good Humor® lleva la gira de verano a Miami con Roselyn Sánchez como Mujer Honoraria Good Humor®

 Hoy, Good Humor® está visitando Miami por primera vez, como parte de su gira de verano de la Costa Este, "Welcome to...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:00 ET What These NAACP Law Fellows Say They Learned & Surprised Them about Kellogg

  Tweetable Highlights: @KelloggCompany sponsors NAACP Law Fellows program, continues focus on integrity and respect for all...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:00 ET St. Baldrick's Foundation and Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Centers Partner to Help Kids with Cancer

 The St. Baldrick's Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, is proud to announce that it has partnered with...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Report Shows Where Mothers Reside Has Big Impact on C-Section Rates

 The rate of babies delivered by cesarean section varies widely by geographic location, indicating that where a mother lives has a significant...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:00 ET Boys & Girls Clubs of America And Nestle Team Up With Olympic Champions For National Fitness Competition

  On August 4th, the Rose Bowl Stadium roared as more than 200 area youth gathered for the National Fitness Competition's "Gold Medal Games."...


Aug 25, 2016, 09:00 ET Ally teams with Boys & Girls Clubs to deliver school supplies to Detroit-area students and kick off new Backpack Café program

 In honor of Back to School season, Ally Financial distributed backpacks and school supplies to 600 Detroit-area students at Boys & Girls...