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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22 Jun, 2017, 13:26 ET Health Care Proposals Are Deeply Unpopular Among Nevada's Largest Voting Block

AARP Nevada today released new survey data highlighting the deep divide between Americans and Washington politicians over health care...


22 Jun, 2017, 13:11 ET Army Veteran Finds Light in His Recovery with Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) offers intense all-male, all-female, or all-couples multi-day mental health workshops for veterans coping with the...


22 Jun, 2017, 13:07 ET La población más vieja de la nación todavía está aumentando, informa la Oficina del Censo

La población de la nación tiene un perfil de edad distintivamente mayor que hace 16 años, según nuevos estimados de población...


22 Jun, 2017, 12:41 ET BBVA Compass' signature blue colors to welcome attendees to Houston's Pride Parade

BBVA Compass is sponsoring the Houston Pride Parade for the fifth year in a row, putting its signature blue colors atop the main festival...


22 Jun, 2017, 12:39 ET Equifax y Junior Achievement Américas expanden su proyecto de Educación Financiera en América Latina, llegando a miles de comunidades escolares con un mensaje positivo sobre el Crédito

Equifax Inc., compañía de soluciones globales de información, anunció hoy sus planes de expandir su programa único de educación financiera...


22 Jun, 2017, 12:36 ET Equifax y Junior Achievement Américas expanden su proyecto de Educación Financiera en América Latina, llegando a miles de comunidades escolares con un mensaje positivo sobre el Crédito

Equifax Inc., compañía de soluciones globales de información, anunció hoy sus planes de expandir su programa único de educación financiera...


22 Jun, 2017, 12:30 ET Millionaire Raffle Early Bird Winner Sold in Northampton County

Time is running out to play the Pennsylvania Lottery's 4th of July Millionaire Raffle and get a chance at winning a $100,000 Early Bird...


22 Jun, 2017, 12:00 ET Lab Grown Human Colons Change Study of GI Disease

Scientists used human pluripotent stem cells to generate human embryonic colons in a laboratory that function much like natural human...


22 Jun, 2017, 11:59 ET Equifax and Junior Achievement Americas Expand Financial Inclusion Program in Latin America, Reaching Thousands of Adolescents and Parents with Positive Message About Credit

Equifax, Inc., a global information solutions company, today announced plans to expand its unique, regional financial inclusion and financial...


22 Jun, 2017, 11:54 ET Combined Insurance Aims to Hire 500 Spanish-Speaking Sales Agents by End of 2017

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Hispanic population is projected to represent 30 percent of the American population by 2050,...


22 Jun, 2017, 11:45 ET Dr. Saima Aftab Joins Miami Children's Health System as Medical Director of Fetal Care Center

Miami Children's Health System welcomes Saima Aftab, MD, FAAP, and neonatologist, as Medical Director of the Fetal Care Center at Nicklaus...


22 Jun, 2017, 11:28 ET Karlie Kloss Creates a Website with Wix.com

Wix.com Ltd. (Nasdaq:WIX) has teamed up with supermodel and entrepreneur, Karlie Kloss, for a stunning new online commercial. The spot...


22 Jun, 2017, 11:05 ET Helen Keller Services And Its National Center Celebrate "Deaf-Blind Awareness Week"

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC), a division of Helen Keller Services (HKS), is proud to once again mark...


22 Jun, 2017, 11:00 ET South Texans Against the Refinery: Economic Analysis Finds Major Flaws in Raven Petroleum Estimates

The South Texans Against the Refinery (STAR) Coalition, formed to raise critical issues about the proposed Raven Petroleum refinery in Duval...


22 Jun, 2017, 10:47 ET StarKist® celebra su 100º aniversario comprometiéndose a aportar contribuciones financieras por valor de $100,000 a Feed The Children

StarKist®, una empresa de alimentos que ofrece productos elaborados a base de pescados y mariscos fiables, saludables y de larga duración en...


22 Jun, 2017, 10:07 ET Superior Protection by Flublok® Influenza Vaccine in Seniors Documented in New England Journal of Medicine

Protein Sciences Corporation announced the publication of clinical trial results comparing Flublok® Quadrivalent – the quadrivalent version...


22 Jun, 2017, 10:07 ET GRAMMY®-nominated Recording Artist Jidenna Performs at SoundExchange's Summer Music Celebration

In what is becoming a Washington-area rite of summer, SoundExchange's Summer Music Celebration, a charitable event benefiting the...


22 Jun, 2017, 10:00 ET Ed Sheeran and Martin Guitar Collaborate on Third Signature Edition to Celebrate His Long-Awaited Album "Divide"

(Summer NAMM, Booth 801) – C.F. Martin & Co.® (Martin Guitar) and Ed Sheeran have joined forces once again to deliver the third in a...


22 Jun, 2017, 09:32 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Helps Seniors Stay Active And Get In The Game

Greg Tooker started running at 38 after he realized that a sedentary lifestyle combined with long days of travel and client dinners caused him to...


22 Jun, 2017, 09:30 ET AT&T Announces New Initiative to Combat Cyberbullying and Unveils AT&T-produced Film, 'There's A Soul Behind That Screen'

AT&T1 is launching a new education effort to help students, parents and educators tackle the cyberbullying crisis. The effort shares valuable...


22 Jun, 2017, 09:30 ET AT&T Hosts Cybersecurity Training Camps for Teens

AT&T and the Air Force Association (AFA) are hosting "CyberCamps" to teach teens basic cybersecurity skills and promote STEM fields. Campers...


22 Jun, 2017, 09:06 ET New Survey Reveals Majority of Americans Suffer From "FOMO" and are Not Living Life to the Fullest This Summer Due to Concerns About Joint Comfort

Osteo Bi-Flex®, the "No.1 Pharmacist Recommended" joint health brand[i], today unveiled survey findings which revealed that a majority of Americans...


22 Jun, 2017, 09:05 ET Allstate Foundation Purple Purse and Serena Williams Join Forces to End Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse

Allstate Foundation Purple Purse today announced Serena Williams, tennis champion, entrepreneur and philanthropist, will serve as the...


22 Jun, 2017, 09:00 ET Ellebelle Announces Ultra Chic Scarf Collection Designed to Spread Social Awareness, Empower Women, and Give Back

Sisters Ellen Brown & Melanie DiCristino, of ellebellenyc.com, announce their ultra chic scarf collection designed to spread social...


22 Jun, 2017, 09:00 ET Upcoming Final Deadline in the Historic Cobell Settlement - November 27, 2017

The following statement is being issued by Garden City Group, LLC ("GCG") regarding the Cobell Settlement. The US District Court for the District...