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Feb 05, 2016, 18:26 ET

Children's Melanoma Prevention Foundation Applauds Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker for Signing Indoor Tanning Ban for Minors

 Children's Melanoma Prevention Foundation (CMPF) applauds Massachusetts Governor Baker for signing bill S.1994: "An Act to Further Regulate...

Feb 05, 2016, 11:25 ET

Growing A Small Business With Franchise Appeal

 The success and growth of every business depends greatly on its ability to evolve and meet the demands of its customers, and Rachel's Kitchen...

Feb 03, 2016, 20:36 ET

FDA Psychopharmacologic Drug Advisory Committee Supports the Effectiveness of Brintellix® (vortioxetine) in Treating Certain Aspects of Cognitive Dysfunction in Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

 Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) and H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's...

Feb 03, 2016, 17:00 ET
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Ascendis Pharma A/S to Present at the Leerink Partners Global Healthcare Conference

Ascendis Pharma A/S (Nasdaq: ASND), a clinical stage biotechnology company that applies its innovative TransCon technology to address significant...

Feb 03, 2016, 16:27 ET
Erin Andrews and the Levi's(R) Brand Announce Expanded NFL Collection to Full League

The Levi's® Brand To Expand NFL Collection To Full League For Fall 2016

 The Levi's® brand has announced it is expanding the Levi's® NFL Collection to include all 32 NFL teams coming Fall 2016, bringing...

Feb 03, 2016, 13:13 ET

Northern California McDonald's To Provide Books To Local Families Through Happy Meal Promotion

In time for Valentine's Day, McDonald's restaurants of Northern California are inviting families throughout Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto to...

Feb 03, 2016, 07:16 ET

Newk's Eatery Marks Record-Breaking Year

 Newk's Eatery, the "next generation" fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, says 2015 was a year for the...

Feb 01, 2016, 16:37 ET
Nikki's Wives Confirmed to Perform at the 13th Annual Leather & Laces Big Game Party February 5th and 6th in San Francisco, CA

Nikki's Wives Confirmed To Perform At The 13th Annual Leather & Laces Big Game Party February 5th and 6th In San Francisco, CA


Feb 01, 2016, 11:33 ET
Every bite of Matlaw's seafood feeds your passion for discovery.

Score Big with Matlaw's "On the Grill" Game Day Giveaway!

Weber® & Matlaw's, creator of America's most popular Seafood Appetizer, are teaming up so seafood lovers and football fans can score BIG on...

Feb 01, 2016, 08:35 ET

American and Cuban Pediatricians to meet for the first time since normalization in Havana

 For the first time since the U.S. normalized relations with Cuba, a delegation of pediatricians co-led by Dr. Stephen Berman of Children's...

Jan 29, 2016, 16:45 ET
The Children's Oncology Group is the world's largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research.

Leading Pediatric Oncologist Group Releases Guidance for Rationing Childhood Cancer Drugs in Anticipation of Future Drug Shortages

The Children's Oncology Group (COG) has taken steps to help pediatric oncologists across the United States plan for the next shortage of...

Jan 28, 2016, 16:15 ET

The 4A's Task Force Issues 'Transparency Guiding Principles of Conduct'

 Today, the 4A's, the leading trade association representing the advertising agency business, has released the "Transparency Guiding...

Jan 28, 2016, 12:30 ET

Children's Melanoma Prevention Foundation Commends Massachusetts Lawmakers for Approving Ban on Indoor Tanning for Minors

 Children's Melanoma Prevention Foundation (CMPF) commends lawmakers in Massachusetts for passing legislation to protect children from the...

Jan 28, 2016, 12:00 ET

4A's And ANA Issue First-Ever Guidelines for Competitive Project Reviews

 Today, two leading advertising and marketing trade associations—the 4A's and ANA—issued new guidelines outlining best-practice...

Jan 28, 2016, 09:11 ET

Law Offices of Marc S. Henzel Announces Investigation of Companies for Violations of the Federal Securities Laws

 The Law Offices of Marc S. Henzel (, a firm focusing on shareholder litigation, gives notice to shareholders of...

Jan 28, 2016, 05:00 ET
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Bruegger's Bagels Brings Back Three Free Bagel Day

Bruegger's Bagels celebrates its 33rd birthday on Thursday, Feb. 4, with its annual Three Free Bagel giveaway for each guest who brings a coupon to...

Jan 27, 2016, 13:16 ET
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Instinct Pet Food to Provide More Than 1 Million High-Quality, Grain-Free Meals to Homeless Dogs and Cats

Best Friends Animal Society – the leader in the movement to end the killing of dogs and cats in America's shelters – and Instinct Pet...

Jan 27, 2016, 09:37 ET
Ms. Madeline Bell, President & CEO of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and   Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Founder & Managing Director of VPS Healthcare exchange contracts after signing  strategic partnership. Seen in the picture are Dr. Ali Obaid Al Ali, CEO of Abu Dhabi Hospitals at VPS (extreme left)   and Dr. Ibtesam Al Bastaki,  Director at VPS healthcare (right) (PRNewsFoto/VPS Healthcare)

VPS Healthcare and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Enter Into Strategic Alliance


Jan 27, 2016, 07:56 ET
Rudi's Organic Bakery(R) Kids Bread

Rudi's Organic Bakery® Launches First-Ever Organic Kids Bread

 Rudi's Organic Bakery® brand just announced the launch of Rudi's Organic Bakery® Kids Bread, the first nationally-available organic...

Jan 27, 2016, 07:36 ET

Viola M. Frymann, D.O., F.A.A.O., F.C.A. muere a los 94 años

- Viola M. Frymann, D.O., F.A.A.O., F.C.A., reconocida internacionalmente y médica pionera en osteopatía, muere con 94 años...