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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20:00 ET Seattle to Give Big to Wounded Warrior Project

Seattle will host its annual GiveBIG day on May 9. For those 24 hours, local community foundations and Seattle residents can support local...


19:06 ET Minerva Surgical Requests Immediate Retraction of Misleading Int'l Journal of Women's Health Publication that Compares NovaSure to Minerva®, Sponsored by Hologic

Minerva Surgical has filed a formal written complaint, and a request for immediate retraction, with Dove Medical Press, regarding a recent...


19:00 ET It's Time to Jump!

Cumming-based Launch Trampoline Park recently announced the Grand Opening of their brand-new location at 5967 Bethelview Road in Cumming on...


18:31 ET Palmyra Nursing Homes Awarded Five-Stars by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

The Gardens at Palmyra and The Gardens at Campbelltown, both located in Palmyra, PA, attained The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...


18:15 ET Groundbreaking PSA's Urge Philanthropists to Live Up to Their Values on Diversity, Equity, Access, and Equality

A new series of PSAs is breaking ground on ensuring philanthropists are inclusive of people with disabilities. Representing a diverse group of...


17:45 ET PruittHealth - Crestwood Resident Spends a Day in Oz

PruittHealth – Crestwood partnered with Second Wind Dreams, a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the perception of aging, to grant the...


17:42 ET PruittHealth - Bethany Skilled Nursing Resident Fulfills Dream of a Lifetime

PruittHealth – Bethany of Millen, GA fulfilled a patient's dream of taking a hot air balloon ride. PruittHealth has partnered with Second...


17:31 ET PruittHealth - Magnolia Manor Identified as Overall 5-Star Facility

PruittHealth – Magnolia Manor has proven its commitment to an ongoing and concentrated focus on patient-centered quality service delivery....


17:29 ET PruittHealth - Brookhaven Identified as Overall 5-Star Facility

PruittHealth – Brookhaven has proven its commitment to an ongoing and concentrated focus on patient-centered quality service delivery. This...


17:17 ET PruittHealth - Jasper Identified as Overall 5-Star Facility

PruittHealth – Jasper has proven its commitment to an ongoing and concentrated focus on patient-centered quality service delivery. This unrelenting...


17:01 ET Allergan to Present New Data at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology 67th Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting 2018

Allergan plc, (NYSE: AGN) a leading global pharmaceutical company, will present new data at the annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting of the...


16:34 ET J-REC Statement on Proposed Conversion Bill in Israel

The Jewish Religious Equality Coalition (J-REC), a wall-to-wall coalition of Modern Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, and Reconstructionist communal...


16:17 ET 1736 Family Crisis Center's CEO/Executive Director to be honored During an Award and Candlelight Ceremony

On Monday, April 30, 1736 Family Crisis Center's CEO/Executive Director will receive a Woman of Persistence Award at the LAPD Harbor Division...


16:09 ET Seminário Mulheres Líderes debate o mercado para 2018

"Perspectiva de mercado para 2018" foi o tema do Seminário Mulheres Líderes, realizado na terça-feira (24), pelo LIDE Mulher, no auditório da...


16:05 ET Sports Anaheim Debuts Inaugural Heroes 10-Mile Run And Family-Friendly Races Over Veterans Day Weekend 2018

Sports Anaheim, the sports development organization for the city of Anaheim, today announces its inaugural Heroes 10-mile run and family-friendly...


15:45 ET Las inversiones de Toyota en la planta de Mississippi están en pleno auge

Es primavera en Blue Springs, y plantas, tales como Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi, están creciendo. Durante una ceremonia de inauguración...


15:30 ET Toyota's Mississippi Plant Investments in Full Bloom

It is springtime in Blue Springs, and plants – such as Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi – are growing. During a groundbreaking ceremony for...


14:42 ET eMerge Americas 2018 Cierra Con Un Anuncio Sorprendente De Cadena De Bloques De Armando Christian Perez, Más Conocido Como Pitbull

la edición 2018 de eMerge Americas, el principal evento tecnológico que conecta a América Latina, América del Norte y Europa, ha concluido....


14:40 ET eMerge Americas 2018 Cierra Con Un Anuncio Sorprendente De Cadena De Bloques De Armando Christian Perez, Más Conocido Como Pitbull

la edición 2018 de eMerge Americas, el principal evento tecnológico que conecta a América Latina, América del Norte y Europa, ha concluido....


14:29 ET DRUM Introduces the Agency's Inaugural Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day Program

In honor of today's national 'Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day,' DRUM Agency is announcing its plans for a full day of kid activities this...


14:25 ET Kars4Kids donors give high marks to charity, survey results show

A recent independent survey of donors to Kars4Kids, the national Jewish nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children become productive...


14:17 ET Home Instead Senior Care Announces 2018 CAREGiver(SM) of the Year: James Perez

Last night, James Perez of Mission Viejo, California, was named the 2018 North American CAREGiverSM of the Year for his lifelong dedication to...


14:14 ET Century 21 Real Estate, Hispanic Heritage Foundation y Miami Dade College presentan a las 70 agentes de bienes raíces recientemente licenciadas del programa de becas "Empoderando a latinas"

Century 21 Real Estate LLC, franquiciante de la icónica marca CENTURY 21®, junto con la Hispanic Heritage Foundation (Fundación para el legado...


14:08 ET AJC Congratulates Secretary of State Pompeo

AJC, the premier global Jewish advocacy organization, congratulated Mike Pompeo on his swearing-in as Secretary of State today. The letter from AJC...


14:00 ET eMerge Americas 2018 Closes Out With A Surprise Blockchain Announcement From Armando Christian Perez, AKA Pitbull

eMerge Americas, the premier technology event connecting Latin America, North America and Europe, has come to a close for 2018. World-class...