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Dec 26, 2014, 08:30 ET

Gemperle Farms Helps Feed the Hungry During the Holiday Season

 Aiming to support those in need throughout Stanislaus County, Gemperle Family Farms and its affiliates will donate over 100,000 eggs this...

Dec 23, 2014, 15:44 ET

Family Research Council Warns Against FDA Recommendation to Allow Men Who Have Sex With Men to Donate Blood

 Today, Family Research Council (FRC) objected to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for recommending that men who have sex with men (MSM)...

Dec 23, 2014, 12:59 ET

FRC's Arina Grossu Expresses Deep Disappointment in 4th Circuit Ruling Overturning North Carolina's Abortion Ultrasound Law

Yesterday, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down North Carolina's law requiring women seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound prior to...

Dec 22, 2014, 17:01 ET

Winter & Wine

Winter is a great time to experiment with new culinary creations that incorporate the bold flavors of wine for delicious results. Nothing pleases...

Dec 22, 2014, 13:00 ET

Thomas C. Skalak, Ph.D., Joins As Executive Director Of Science And Technology

The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation welcomes the expertise of renowned bioengineer Thomas C. Skalak Ph.D., as Executive Director of Science and...

Dec 18, 2014, 18:55 ET

FRC: Attorney General Circumvents Congress, Overrides Parental Concerns in Transgender Memorandum

Family Research Council today took U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to task for a December 15 memorandum saying that "transgendered" persons...

Dec 18, 2014, 15:30 ET

Families, Tech and Caregiving: FCA Showcases Emerging Technologies for Caregivers

Most long-term care in this country is performed by families, not institutions. And, as in other areas of our society, new technologies have...

Dec 18, 2014, 05:30 ET

Four Family Travel Trends for 2015

 Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor's family travel site, has announced the top family travel trends to watch in 2015, based on new programs...

Dec 16, 2014, 15:37 ET

Spence-Chapin Services To Families and Children Announces New Leadership

 Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children, a non-profit adoption and family services organization, announced today a change in...

Dec 16, 2014, 10:01 ET

Study Finds Toxic Chemicals in a Majority of Seasonal Holiday Products

 A new research study finds that top retailers of holiday decor continue to sell some seasonal decorations and other products that contain...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:04 ET

Tulsa Artist Fellowship to recognize outstanding artists with cash awards, housing and work space

George Kaiser Family Foundation today announced the establishment of a national artist fellowship program -- the Tulsa Artist Fellowship (TAF)....

Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET

New Spanish-Language Cartoon and Calculator to Help Consumers Understand Health Insurance

The Kaiser Family Foundation today released two new Spanish-language tools to help consumers better understand health insurance as they shop for...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET

Nueva caricatura y calculadora en español para ayudar a los consumidores a entender los seguros médicos

La Kaiser Family Foundation publicó hoy dos nuevos recursos en español para ayudar a los consumidores a comprender mejor los seguros de...

Dec 11, 2014, 08:51 ET

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering

 Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE: BFAM) (the "Company") today announced the pricing of the previously announced underwritten public...

Dec 10, 2014, 16:28 ET

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Announces Secondary Offering of 8,000,000 Shares of Common Stock by Selling Stockholders and Repurchase of Common Stock

 Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE: BFAM) (the "Company") today announced that certain of its stockholders (the "Selling...

Dec 10, 2014, 16:16 ET
Michigan-based TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants plans to bring 25 MOD Pizza locations to Michigan.

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants Launches MOD Pizza In Michigan

 TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR), a Michigan-based family-owned restaurant group with an expansive portfolio of casual and fast-casual...

Dec 10, 2014, 14:00 ET

New Survey: Patients Increasingly Value Electronic Health Records, Eager for More Access and Features

A growing number of consumers are embracing electronic health records (EHRs), and the significant boost in online access to health information is...

Dec 09, 2014, 13:07 ET

Gertler Family Foundation Helps Renovate St-Raymond Health Center

The Gertler Family Foundation is pleased to announce that following a donation, the St Raymond Health Center has been completely renovated and...

Dec 09, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Discovery Family Channel Unveils All-New "LITTLEST PET SHOP" Holiday Special To Kick Off Series' Third Season

 Discovery Family, the smart entertainment choice for families, is unwrapping an all-new special based on its popular LITTLEST PET SHOP...

Dec 08, 2014, 13:00 ET

White House Summit on Early Learning Hosts King County and the City of Seattle Leaders

King County and the City of Seattle are recognized nationally for building a successful collaborative model to bring together elected officials,...