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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08:35 ET Sprout Foods Grows Up and Introduces Organic SMASH™ Fruit, Vegetable, and Super Grain Pouch Snacks to School Children

 Sprout Foods, Inc., the manufacturer of the first organic baby food in a pouch, announced this week the introduction of Sprout Organic...


08:30 ET Public Health Experts Address Health Inequality in America at NACCHO's 2016 Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ

On July 19–21, more than 1,300 attendees convened in Phoenix for the 2016 NACCHO Annual Conference, making it the largest gathering of local...


08:30 ET Wilson Cruz and Tai Beauchamp to host 10th Annual ADCOLOR Conference & Awards

 Ahead of the organization's annual award conference and awards, ADCOLOR, the premier organization celebrating and promoting professionals of...


08:30 ET Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer Announces Inaugural Youth Leadership Council Essay Contest Winners

Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) is proud to announce its Inaugural Youth Leadership Council (YLC) Essay Contest winners....


08:30 ET WellCare of Kentucky Gives Micro-Grants to Community-Based Organizations that Provide Pregnancy-Related Support Services

 Recognizing that community organizations creating the social safety net are critical to achieving positive outcomes for vulnerable...


08:05 ET American Graduate Day 2016 Focuses On Importance Of Mentorship September 17, 2016

 Broadcast live from Tisch WNET Studios in NYC on public television stations across the country, and streaming on Facebook Live and...


08:00 ET Mercedes-Benz USA Donates Trees To Camp Southern Ground

 When Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) begins construction on their new U.S. headquarters in Sandy Springs, Georgia, they will be donating trees from...


07:20 ET 14th Annual Bankers Life Forget Me Not Days Raises More Than $450,000 for Alzheimer's Association

Bankers Life, a national life and health insurance brand that focuses on the insurance needs of Americans who are near or in retirement, has raised...


07:00 ET CVS Health and Easterseals Celebrate Ten Years of Partnership to Support our Nation's Young Children on Their Path to Better Health

 Through investments of more than $1.5 million in early childhood services at Easterseals in the past decade, CVS Health has been instrumental...


06:00 ET Coptic Solidarity Files Complaints with the IOC and FIFA Regarding Egypt's Religious Discrimination Against Copts in Athletics

Coptic Solidarity recently filed formal complaints with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and with the Fédération Internationale...


01:00 ET 4th Annual Global Women's Leadership Summit is Set to Take Over Washington, D.C.

 On September 25th, women from around the world will join together for a day of education, enlightenment, and empowerment at the 4th Annual...


Aug 23, 2016, 20:27 ET Médicos y Proveedores Acusados o Declarados Culpables Presentaron Derechos de Retención de Compensación de Trabajadores por $600 Millones

El Departamento de Relaciones Industriales (DIR) y su División de Compensación de Trabajadores (DWC) anunciaron hoy que derechos de...


Aug 23, 2016, 19:00 ET Save the Children Launches Search-and-Rescue Ship in Deadly Mediterranean

The number of children crossing the Mediterranean compared to the same period last year has risen by more than two-thirds – and this journey...


Aug 23, 2016, 16:42 ET Veteran Astronaut Terry Virts Retires from NASA

 With more than 3,600 orbits of the Earth under his belt, astronaut Terry Virts will leave NASA on Aug. 23. Over the course of his...


Aug 23, 2016, 15:33 ET University of Minnesota Opens its Doors to Wounded Warrior Project

 M-I-N-N-E-S-O-T-A! The Golden Gophers recently hosted a group of wounded veterans for a day of physical training at their state-of-the-art...


Aug 23, 2016, 15:25 ET Top Trans-Pacific Biopharma Leaders, Investors, Advisors Featured at Trans-Pacific Health Sciences Dialogue Conference

 Demy-Colton announced today a number of highly respected speakers participating at the 2016 Trans-Pacific Health Sciences Dialogue. The...


Aug 23, 2016, 15:21 ET PenFed Celebrates First Nebraska Branch

PenFed Credit Union has been helping Greater Omaha Do Better for almost 25 years, and is now adding local branches to offer hometown service and...


Aug 23, 2016, 14:12 ET Cal/OSHA Cites Metal Processing Company after Preventable Accident Asphyxiates Worker

Cal/OSHA has cited Kittyhawk Inc. $73,105 for serious safety violations following a March 13, 2016 confined space accident in which a worker was...


Aug 23, 2016, 14:02 ET ALEX Toys Recalls Infant Building Play Sets Due to Choking Hazard

 http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Alex-Toys-Recalls-Infant-Building-Play-Sets-Due-to-Choking-Hazard/ Recall Summary Name of Product:...


Aug 23, 2016, 14:00 ET First Child to Undergo a Bilateral Hand Transplant Marks One Year since Surgery at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 Today, nine-year-old Zion Harvey can throw a baseball over home plate. He can write in his journal, prepare himself lunch and manage zippers...


Aug 23, 2016, 14:00 ET Zwerling, Schachter & Zwerling, LLP, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP y Joseph Saveri Law Firm, Inc. anuncian el acuerdo parcial de un juicio por demanda colectiva que implica al medicamento antibiótico Cipro

Si usted pagó por el antibiótico Cipro en California podría obtener dinero de un Acuerdo para Demanda Colectiva Se ha alcanzado...


Aug 23, 2016, 13:03 ET Molio Announces the Crowdfunding Campaign and Launch of the First Interactive Learning Projector for Kids

Imagine a kid-friendly projector and interactive learning center that makes movies, games and learning come to life for youngsters and families....


Aug 23, 2016, 13:00 ET Saving patients from sepsis is a race against time

Sepsis is caused by the body's overwhelming and life-threatening response to an infection and requires rapid intervention. It begins outside of the...


Aug 23, 2016, 13:00 ET Salvar a los pacientes de la septicemia es una carrera contra el tiempo

La septicemia es causada por la respuesta abrumadora y potencialmente mortal del cuerpo a una infección y requiere una intervención...


Aug 23, 2016, 12:00 ET Knights of Columbus Helps Louisiana Respond to Horrific Flooding

 The Knights of Columbus has taken a leadership role in assisting those affected by flooding in and around Baton Rouge, providing both active...