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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Sep 21, 2017, 09:31 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $1 Million Split in Lackawanna and Lehigh Counties

Two winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 tickets sold in Lackawanna and Lehigh counties split a $1 million jackpot from the Wednesday, September 20,...


Sep 21, 2017, 09:15 ET Gold Pan Awarded to Bambino's Frozen Baby Food, Creator of the First Peanut Allergy Prevention Biscuit

Bambino's Frozen Baby Food and Founder/CEO Zoi Maroudas were awarded the Gold Pan Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence for the company's...


Sep 21, 2017, 09:11 ET Vallarta Supermarkets anuncia una campaña con la participación de los clientes para ayudar a las víctimas de los recientes terremotos en México y del huracán María en Puerto Rico

Vallarta Supermarkets se asocia con la Cruz Roja Mexicana y la Cruz Roja Americana para llevar a cabo en sus establecimientos una campaña de...


Sep 21, 2017, 09:10 ET Taking Personalized Senior Care to the Next Level

An exciting, new partnership between two innovative healthcare companies aims to make care for our nation's elderly the best possible....


Sep 21, 2017, 09:03 ET Curves Celebrates 25th Birthday

In the ever-changing and highly competitive fitness industry, there are few brands that stand the test of time. September marks the 25th birthday...


Sep 21, 2017, 09:00 ET Víctor X. Cerda de V-me Media Inc. es nombrado miembro del Comité Asesor sobre Diversidad y Empoderamiento Digital de la FCC

V-me Media Inc. se complace en anunciar que Víctor X. Cerda, su vicepresidente sénior de Estrategia corporativa fue nombrado miembro del Comité...


Sep 21, 2017, 09:00 ET Victor X. Cerda of V-me Media Inc. appointed as member of the FCC Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment

V-me Media Inc. is pleased to announce that Victor X. Cerda, our SVP of Corporate Strategy has been named to the Federal Communications Commission...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:45 ET DDF Scientific and Medical Advisory Board Vice Chair Named 2017 ASTRO Honorary Member

Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) congratulates its Scientific and Medical Advisory Board (SMAB) Vice Chair Edith P. Mitchell,...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:45 ET $1 Million Donation Goes to Help 'The Grief Girl' Save Lives

Kristi Hugstad, author of "What I Wish I'd Known: Finding Your Way Through the Tunnel of Grief" and "R U OK? Teen Depression and Suicide" recently...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:35 ET Native Americans Honored at 4th Annual Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival; Announces New Schedule

The city of Ridgecrest will hold one of the largest Native American gatherings in southern California during November's Native American Heritage...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:35 ET New Grief Recovery Book, "What I Wish I'd Known," Helps Readers Overcome Their Grief

Morgan James' new release, What I Wish I'd Known: Finding Your Way Through the Tunnel of Grief by Kristi Hugstad, helps people who are experiencing...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:35 ET Psychotherapist and Author Sharon Diaz Offers At-home Grief Support Program for Children

Public outcry from the devastating impact of tragedies such as suicide and the surge of deaths from the opioid crisis ignore one major factor - the...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:30 ET J.F. Kiely Construction Co. Supports 'Unbroken Warriors' 2nd Annual Touch-A-Truck Event

J.F. Kiely Construction Co., a leading design-build underground utility construction company headquartered in Long Branch, New Jersey, will be...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:30 ET BOSS Revolution Offers Help Following Earthquakes in Mexico

Following the devastating earthquakes that recently struck Mexico, BOSS Revolution is offering free calling and no-fee money transfers from the US...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:11 ET Blue Shield of California Foundation Gives $6 Million to Address Domestic Violence and Improve Care for Low-Income Californians

Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today $6 million in grants to contribute to breaking the cycle of domestic violence by enlisting...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:00 ET "Little People, Big World" Star Releases Book October 1st

Matt Roloff, the star of TLC's hit reality show "Little People Big World," has launched a children's book entitled Little Lucy, Big Race. The book...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:00 ET El público hispano disfruta de peliculas de Bollywood en ZeeMundo.com

Desde el 29 de septiembre hasta el 1 de octubre a partir de las 5pm PST/ 6pm MST/ 7pm CST/ 8pm EST, el público hispano podrá disfrutar del...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:00 ET Aflac Lands at No. 23 in LATINA Style's List of 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work

Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite today announced that the company has once again landed a coveted spot on...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:00 ET Hispanics can enjoy Bollywood movies on ZeeMundo.com

From September 29 through October 1 starting at 5 pm PST/ 6pm MST/ 7 pm CST/ 8pm EST/, hispanic audiencces will be able to enjoy the exclusive...


Sep 21, 2017, 07:02 ET New PSAs focus on the importance of adopting teenagers from foster care

New public service advertisements (PSAs) launched today by the Children's Bureau at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...