News from Specialized A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Feb 04, 2016, 09:00 ET

Healthcare Technology Executive Leonard Achan, RN, MA, ANP, Joins Hospital for Special Surgery as Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Vice President of Innovation and Business Development

Healthcare technology pathfinder Leonard Achan, RN, MA, ANP, has been appointed Chief Innovation Officer, and Senior Vice President of Innovation...

Jan 20, 2016, 09:00 ET

Trak Legal Now A Part Of Special Counsel

 Special Counsel, the largest full-service provider of legal staffing and recruiting services in the United States, is pleased to announce that...

Jan 15, 2016, 08:00 ET
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Hospital for Special Surgery Expands In Westchester County

 Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation, today announced the signing of a lease to...

Jan 14, 2016, 16:46 ET

Special Olympics Georgia State Indoor Winter Games return to Cobb County for 2016

In what is becoming a tradition for both Special Olympics Georgia and Cobb County, the 2016 Special Olympics Georgia State Indoor Winter Games...

Jan 07, 2016, 14:57 ET

Nonprofit Going the Distance to Support People With Autism

 As the New Year approaches, Special Citizens has a lot to look forward to in the year 2016. In August, Special Citizens will celebrate its...

Dec 08, 2015, 14:19 ET

Stars of Orange Is the New Black and the Other Woman to Visit Bronx-Based Nonprofit That Supports People With Autism

Special Citizens a New York City nonprofit organization that has been supporting adults and children with Autism for over forty years, will host...

Oct 27, 2015, 16:30 ET

Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. Ordinary Shares, Rights and Warrants to Commence Separate Trading on October 29, 2015

Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. ("Pacific" or the "Company") announced today that holders of the Company's units may elect to separately trade...

Oct 23, 2015, 16:30 ET

Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. Announces Consummation of Over-Allotment Exercise in Connection With Its Initial Public Offering

 Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: PAACU) ("Pacific" or the "Company") announced today that the underwriters of its initial...

Oct 21, 2015, 14:46 ET

New York Nonprofit Advancing the Mission of People With Disabilities in the Workplace

 The fight for equality in the workplace among Americans with disabilities took a giant leap forward with the help of a Presidential...

Oct 20, 2015, 16:30 ET

Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. Completes $50,000,000 Initial Public Offering

 Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: PAACU) ("Pacific" or the "Company"), a company formed for the purpose of entering into a...

Oct 14, 2015, 16:34 ET

Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. ("Pacific" or the "Company"), a company formed for the purpose of entering into a merger, share exchange,...

Oct 07, 2015, 18:25 ET

New York City Nonprofit Honors JetBlue for Exemplary Service for People With Developmental Disabilities

 Special Citizens, a New York City nonprofit organization that has been supporting adults and children with Autism for over forty years, will...

Sep 30, 2015, 11:07 ET

Gainesville set to host both State Fall Games and Horse Show for Special Olympics Georgia

For the second straight year, Gainesville and the Hall County area will be the site for two of Special Olympics Georgia's biggest events each year...

Sep 29, 2015, 00:30 ET
Jane E. Salmon, MD, Rheumatologist and Director of the Lupus and APS Center of Excellence and Collette Kean Research Chair at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Proteins in Mother's Blood Can Predict Risk for Serious Pregnancy Complications in Women with Lupus

 Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have released a second set of results from the PROMISSE study showing that angiogenic...

Sep 28, 2015, 09:00 ET

New Report Outlines Vision for Ending Malaria

Bill Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ray Chambers, the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Financing the...

Sep 14, 2015, 16:37 ET

New York Nonprofit Continues on the Path of Providing Direct Access for People With Developmental Disabilities

TOUCH has experienced great success since its release in the spring and has been working diligently to create enhancements to the application based...

Sep 10, 2015, 08:40 ET

An Extreme Opportunity to Help Others

A limited number of adventure seekers will have bucket list opportunities to rappel two high-rise landmarks in North Carolina's largest...

Aug 12, 2015, 16:02 ET

Warner Robins set to host the State Masters Bowling Tournament for Special Olympics Georgia

In what is becoming a late-summer tradition, the Special Olympics Georgia State Masters Bowling Tournament returns to Warner Robins Aug. 21-23....

Aug 12, 2015, 15:58 ET

2015 Duck Pluck set for Friday to benefit Special Olympics Georgia

The Post Chastain Apartment complex is where everyone will want to be this Friday as Special Olympics Georgia will have its annual Duck Pluck...

Aug 03, 2015, 10:07 ET
60,000 rubber ducks will splash into the Chicago River on Aug. 6 to benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.

60,000 Rubber Ducks Will Splash into the Chicago River August 6 For Special Olympics Illinois

 60,000 rubber duckies will drop off the Columbus Bridge into the Chicago River on August 6, 2015 at 1 p.m.!  The 10th Annual Windy City...