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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Jul 22, 2016, 11:07 ET Emanuel D. Jones II Wins First-Ever Cox Automotive and NAMAD Rising Star Award

 Cox Automotive™, in partnership with the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD), awarded its inaugural Rising Star...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:54 ET Carnival Cruise Line, Build-A-Bear Workshop Team Up To Create New Build-A-Bear Workshop At Sea

 Carnival Cruise Line, the world's most popular cruise line, and Build-A-Bear Workshop have entered into an exclusive partnership that will...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:50 ET New Study Finds Cases Of Advanced (Metastatic) Prostate Cancer Rise Significantly In Last Decade - Are Changes To PSA Screening Guidelines To Blame?

A new study just published in Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, a journal from Nature, shows that the number of new cases of advanced...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:27 ET Pennsylvania Department of Health Awarded $2.5 Million Housing and Urban Development Grant for Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control

 Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Health will be awarded $2.5 million in...


Jul 22, 2016, 09:47 ET PCSgrades Empowers Military Families with New Voice through Moving Company Reviews

PCSgrades, a free online review site for military families, has launched a new tool allowing military families the opportunity to review the moving...


Jul 22, 2016, 09:01 ET Scholastic Announces Contest To Discover The Next Graphix Author-Artists

 Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, has announced a contest to find talent to debut on its acclaimed...


Jul 22, 2016, 07:55 ET Jordan's Furniture Hosts Adoption Summer Mixer To Find Homes For Children In Foster Care

Over a hundred children in foster care, countless families from around Massachusetts and scores of social workers will all come together tomorrow,...


Jul 22, 2016, 07:48 ET Pennsylvanians Urged to Heed Important Safety Recommendations During First Dangerous Heat Wave of Summer

A dangerous heat wave is moving into Pennsylvania, prompting the departments of Health and Aging to recommend that residents follow simple steps to...


Jul 22, 2016, 07:30 ET Women's Health Rehabilitation Products Market - Rising Chronic Disease Incidence in Women to Keep Demand for Rehabilitation Products on Growth Track, Reports TMR; Global Industry Analysis, Revenue, Trends, and Forecast by 2024

As per a new study by Transparency Market Research (TMR), no single company holds a clear lead in the global women's health rehabilitation...


Jul 22, 2016, 07:00 ET Coding Scholarships for Veterans Available at LaSalle's Computer Learning Center

 The demand for professional computer coders continues to grow and the U.S. Department of Labor predicts that by 2020 there will be 1.4 million...


Jul 22, 2016, 07:00 ET ThetaRay Continues Global Expansion with Singapore Office Launch

 ThetaRay, a leading provider of hyper-dimensional big data analytics solutions, today announced the opening of its inaugural office in...


Jul 22, 2016, 06:00 ET 20-Year-Old Marathon Swimmer Abby Bergman's Catalina Channel Crossing to Be First in a Series of Marathon Swims

 20-year-old marathon swimmer Abby Bergman, is scheduled to swim across the Catalina Channel from Catalina Island to Palos Verdes on Sunday,...


Jul 22, 2016, 04:03 ET 2016 C3 US-Arab Business and Healthcare Summit, September 26 & 27, NYC, the Union League Club

 The 2016 C3 US-Arab Business & HealthcareSummit is pleased to announce that His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Khalifa, King of Bahrain, will...


Jul 22, 2016, 01:09 ET Statement from Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, Pastor and President of the National Hispanic Leadership Conference (NHCLC) Regarding Donald Trump's Republican National Convention Speech

"It's not enough to simply say you want to keep America safe, while marginalizing entire communities in the same breath. To keep America...


Jul 22, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 22: Baby Food Festival

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: BABY FOOD FESTIVAL Profile America — Friday, July 22nd. It's...


Jul 21, 2016, 18:52 ET FIBRA Prologis Anuncia sus Resultados Financieros del Segundo Trimestre del 2016

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO, 21 de julio de 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  FIBRA Prologis (BMV: FIBRAPL 14), el fideicomiso de inversión en bienes...


Jul 21, 2016, 18:49 ET FIBRA Prologis Anuncia sus Resultados Financieros del Segundo Trimestre del 2016

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO, 21 de julio de 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ --  FIBRA Prologis (BMV: FIBRAPL 14), el fideicomiso de...


Jul 21, 2016, 18:29 ET HITN-TV presenta cobertura especial de las convenciones republicana y demócrata

En su misión de presentar información educativa y relevante a la audiencia hispana de los Estados Unidos, The Hispanic Information and...


Jul 21, 2016, 18:28 ET YO-KAI WATCH™ Season Two Premieres August 1 On Disney XD With Two-Week Programming Event; New Product Hitting Stores!

The second season of YO-KAI WATCH™ from LEVEL-5 abby Inc. will premiere on Disney XD beginning Monday, August 1 with 10 consecutive new...


Jul 21, 2016, 18:18 ET FIBRA Prologis Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Results

 FIBRA Prologis (BMV:FIBRAPL 14), the leading owner and operator of Class-A industrial real estate in Mexico, today reported results for the...


Jul 21, 2016, 18:07 ET HITN-TV Presents Special Coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions

 As part of its mission to present educational programming relevant to the needs of its audience, the Hispanic Information and...


Jul 21, 2016, 18:01 ET Hudson Institute Releases Report on the ISIS Propaganda Ploy to Hide its Genocide of Christians

 Today, Hudson Institute released The ISIS Genocide of Middle Eastern Christian Minorities and Its Jizya Propaganda Ploy, a report produced by...


Jul 21, 2016, 17:59 ET Flash Mob Of Harry Potter Fans -- "Muggle Mob" -- Stops Traffic At Scholastic Headquarters In New York City

 More than 300 Harry Potter fans formed a massive flash mob or "Muggle Mob" today, taking over Broadway in front of the Scholastic headquarters...


Jul 21, 2016, 16:41 ET Recursos laborales y educativos para los trabajadores hispanos en EE. UU.

Saber inglés es fundamental para surgir profesionalmente en Estados Unidos, aprovechar los beneficios que ofrece el Gobierno y mejorar la...


Jul 21, 2016, 16:28 ET Brooke Burke Encourages her Daughter to Develop Healthy Habits for Life with Philips Sonicare For Kids Ice Age: Collision Course

Click here for Brooke's full post and visit philips.com/sonicareforkids for more information. Photo -...