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Jul 09, 2015, 08:50 ET
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United Spinal Appoints James Weisman President and CEO

United Spinal Association today announced James Weisman, current vice president and general counsel, as its new president and CEO. Weisman is a...

Jun 25, 2015, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal's VetsFirst Pushes Education Reform for Veterans

 United Spinal Association's  VetsFirst program today announced its support for the Military and Veterans Education Protection Act, a bill...

Jun 11, 2015, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal's 4th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill Gathers Wheelchair Users to Advocate for Greater Access to Healthcare, Transportation and Mobility Equipment

 United Spinal Association and advocates from its national network of chapters, gathered in Washington, D.C. on June 7-10 for Roll on Capitol...

May 26, 2015, 15:00 ET

President Obama To Deliver Future of Health Care Address At Catholic Health Assembly

 President Barack Obama will address the Catholic Health Association's 2015 annual membership Assembly on June 9 in Washington, D.C., where he...

May 19, 2015, 08:50 ET
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United Spinal's 4th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill: Empowering Wheelchair Users to Advocate for Greater Access to Healthcare, Transportation and Mobility Equipment

 United Spinal Association and disability advocates from its national chapter network will gather in Washington, D.C. on June 7-10 for the 4th...

May 07, 2015, 08:50 ET
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United Spinal Association and Myomo Inc. Raise Awareness of Myoelectric Orthotics in Regaining Movement After Paralysis

 United Spinal Association, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Myomo Inc. to raise awareness of the benefits of the...

May 05, 2015, 21:50 ET

Prix UNCA 2015 concours de la meilleure couverture mediatique de l'ONU et de ses agencies

- Remise des prix le lundi 14 décembre à New York au 20e Gala de l'UNCA sous la présidence d'honneur du Secrétaire...

May 05, 2015, 21:46 ET

Premios UNCA 2015 a la mejor cobertura de prensa de las Naciones Unidas y sus agencias

La Asociación de Corresponsales de la ONU (UNCA) invita a los medios de comunicación de todo el mundo a presentarse a la 20...

May 05, 2015, 15:18 ET

2015 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Coverage of the United Nations and U.N. Agencies

The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 20th Annual UNCA Awards for the best print,...

Apr 23, 2015, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal and SCI-FIT Announce Treatment Scholarships for People with Spinal Cord Injury/Disease

United Spinal Association and the Everyday Abilities Foundation are offering scholarships to 10 qualified individuals living with spinal cord...

Apr 16, 2015, 09:05 ET

United Spinal Urges Congress to Hold Oversight Hearings on Biosimilar Medicines to Ensure FDA Prioritizes Safety

 United Spinal Association, a national organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries...

Apr 14, 2015, 11:00 ET
Apr 08, 2015, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Appoints New VetsFirst Director: Ross Meglathery - Congressional Marine Fellow, Purple Heart & Combat Action Ribbon Recipient

 United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Ross Meglathery as the new director of VetsFirst, its program that helps...

Apr 07, 2015, 10:57 ET
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Massachusetts Nurses and Allies to Hold Vigil in Remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and in Support of Passing the Inclusive Prosperity Act in Honor of His Legacy

On April 4 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis Tennessee.  Just prior to his death, he had turned his attention to...

Mar 26, 2015, 17:15 ET

Statement by Captain Jay Heppner Chairman, United Master Executive Council Air Line Pilots Association Regarding the Tragedy of Germanwings Flight 9525

"The tragedy of Germanwings Flight 9525 has touched all of us in the aviation industry. Any aviation event that involves the loss of lives has...

Mar 26, 2015, 09:15 ET
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United Spinal Association's Advocacy Alliance Strengthens Voice of Wheelchair Users to Create Policy Change

 United Spinal Association, the single, largest membership organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with spinal cord injuries...

Mar 12, 2015, 13:43 ET
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New Bill to Protect Patients Draws Strong Support from Legislators As Reports Show Mass. Patients Receiving Poor Patient Care

 In the wake of two recent reports showing Massachusetts hospitals rank near the bottom nationally for patient readmissions and certain types...

Mar 10, 2015, 09:00 ET

U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association to Honor 2015 Distinguished Graduates

 The United States Naval Academy Alumni Association will honor four Naval Academy alumni at the 17th Annual Distinguished Graduate Award...

Feb 23, 2015, 11:36 ET
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St. Vincent Hospital Nurses Ratify Three-Year Contract, says MNA/NNU

The registered nurses of  St. Vincent Hospital recently cast an overwhelming vote to ratify a new three-year contract. The three-year pact...

Feb 13, 2015, 09:15 ET
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United Spinal Association Calls for Implementation of Accessible Taxi Laws in DC: Delays Continue Even for the Limited Number of Accessible Vehicles Required

 United Spinal Association today urged enforcement of the long overdue Washington DC Taxicab Commission (DCTC) regulations implementing an...