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 18, 2017, 11:43 ET Royal Caribbean Teams Up With Shay Mitchell As Adventure Ambassador

Royal Caribbean International is teaming up with award-winning actress and avid traveler Shay Mitchell to be the brand's Adventurist ̶ an...


Aug 18, 2017, 11:37 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Four Statements Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued four official statements, which can be viewed under "Highlights" on the Commission's website. The...


Aug 18, 2017, 11:14 ET Russian Court Bans Bible Translation Published by Jehovah's Witnesses

On August 17, 2017, the Vyborg City Court in Russia ruled to ban the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures (NWT), a Bible published by...


Aug 18, 2017, 10:52 ET Combined Insurance Named a Top Diversity Employer by Hispanic Network Magazine

Hispanic Network Magazine (HNM) has named Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and life...


Aug 18, 2017, 09:21 ET Center for Closing the Health Gap Earns Clean Audit from City of Cincinnati; Founder & CEO Tillery Charts Course for Healthier Community, More Impact

The Center for Closing the Health Gap is a non-profit organization founded in 2004 to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities across Greater...


Aug 18, 2017, 09:00 ET Denise Mariani Named Chair of Stark & Stark's Nursing Home Litigation Group

Stark & Stark announced that Denise Mariani has been named chair of its Nursing Home Litigation Group. A shareholder in the firm, Ms. Mariani...


Aug 18, 2017, 08:53 ET JDRF and IBM Collaborate to Research Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes in Children

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced a new collaboration to develop...


Aug 18, 2017, 08:35 ET CCRM Network Names Diane Ravech Vice President Of Network Contracting

CCRM, one of the nation's leading fertility networks, has named Diane Ravech as the vice president of network contracting. She is responsible for...


Aug 18, 2017, 08:30 ET One of Pennsylvania's Top Retirement Advisors, William Webb, Jr., Co-Authors New Book on How to Avoid Common Retirement Mistakes

Retirees will gain financial wisdom and discover principles on how to reduce income taxes and estate taxes to create a greater lifestyle and legacy...


Aug 18, 2017, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins Exposes What the Bible Really Says About Worshipping "Mother Mary" in New Online Publication

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has released a new publication this week that he says will lift the...


Aug 18, 2017, 07:53 ET "Bachelor in Paradise" Couple Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert Announce Arrival of First "Ava Baby" to "Bachelor Nation"

Ava, a medical technology company focused on innovations in women's reproductive health, today announced the arrival of its first "celebrity baby"...


Aug 17, 2017, 23:34 ET Cosmoprof Awards -- Honouring the Most Innovative Companies

Cosmoprof Asia 2017, the most important exhibition in the Asia-Pacific region for trends and novelties of the cosmetic world, proudly presents the...


Aug 17, 2017, 19:49 ET QCP Starts Legal Process to Appoint Independent Receiver under Facilities Lease

Quality Care Properties, Inc. (NYSE: QCP) (the "Company") today announced that it is initiating a legal process to appoint an independent receiver...


Aug 17, 2017, 18:35 ET The Home Depot anuncia dividendos de 89 centavos correspondientes al segundo trimestre

The Home Depot®, el minorista de mejoras para el hogar más grande del mundo, anunció hoy que su directorio aprobó la distribución de dividendos en...


Aug 17, 2017, 18:29 ET The Home Depot anuncia dividendos de 89 centavos correspondientes al segundo trimestre

The Home Depot®, el minorista de mejoras para el hogar más grande del mundo, anunció hoy que su directorio aprobó la distribución de dividendos en...


Aug 17, 2017, 17:01 ET La Alianza Nacional para la Salud de los Hispanos es nombrada un Gold Bicycle Friendly Business por la Liga de Ciclistas Estadounidenses

La Liga de Ciclistas Estadounidenses hoy reconoció a la Alianza Nacional para la Salud de los Hispanos (la Alianza) con el premio Gold Bicycle...


Aug 17, 2017, 16:30 ET The Home Depot Declares Second Quarter Dividend Of 89 Cents

The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced that its board of directors declared a second quarter cash dividend...


Aug 17, 2017, 16:14 ET La guía para el regreso a clases de USAGov

El comienzo de un nuevo año escolar siempre es emocionante. Sin embargo, la lista de preparativos puede parecer interminable y las expectativas por...


Aug 17, 2017, 16:06 ET Park Springs Health Services Opens Georgia's First, Fully Executed Household Model In Continuing Care Retirement Living

Isakson Living announces the opening of Park Springs Health Services (PSHS), featuring Georgia's first-ever, built-to-suit household model....


Aug 17, 2017, 16:00 ET New Jersey SEEDS Congratulates Scholars and Young Scholars Graduates

On Saturday, August 5, New Jersey SEEDS celebrated the graduation of 113 students enrolled in its Scholars and Young Scholars Programs. For 25...


Aug 17, 2017, 15:45 ET Employees from Veterans United Home Loans of Hawaii give $50,000 to local charities

Employees from Veterans United Home Loans of Hawaii surprised five local charities with $10,000 each. The donations were part of Veterans United...


Aug 17, 2017, 15:26 ET Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Calls for Day of Prayer for America's Healing

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement calling the nation to prayer and reconciliation as the national...


Aug 17, 2017, 15:00 ET 'Billion Dollar Roundtable' Now Includes LGBT, Disability, And Veteran-Owned Businesses In Corporate Supply Chains

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, and the USBLN (US Business Leadership...


Aug 17, 2017, 15:00 ET Heritage Health Solutions Achieves URAC Re-accreditation

Heritage Health Solutions, Inc. (Heritage), a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, announced today that the company has achieved Full...


Aug 17, 2017, 14:00 ET Free Finance and Investment Education Conference for Military Scheduled for September 16

The Pennsylvania Military Finance Alliance is sponsoring a free one-day conference to educate members of the military and their families on the...