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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Oct 20, 2017, 15:46 ET ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Brings Needed Services and Day of Family Fun to Brownsville

This Saturday, October 21, 2017, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and Brownsville Community Health Centers present the 11th Annual ¡Vive...


Oct 20, 2017, 15:40 ET Veterans Affairs Federal Supply Service Supplier Now Has a Mini-Enema Available for Children

Alliance Labs, a Phoenix, Arizona based pharmaceutical wholesaler, is pleased to announce the first-of-its kind formulation, DocuSol® Kids, now to...


Oct 20, 2017, 14:51 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND AMC THEATRES® OFFER U.S. VETERANS AND ACTIVE-DUTY SERVICEMEMBERS UP TO 10,000 FREE TICKETS TO DREAMWORKS PICTURES' "THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE"

Universal Pictures and AMC Theatres today announced that, on October 26, up to 10,000 free tickets will be presented to U.S. veterans and...


Oct 20, 2017, 14:17 ET How One Bale Of Hay Can Save The World

The Gentle Barn has more than 100 animals who eat organic hay at their three locations in California, Tennessee and Missouri. With increasing...


Oct 20, 2017, 13:31 ET Forty-Four Years Later Coveted Vinyl Album Officially Released on CD

After more than four decades, Ozone Unlimited is releasing an extremely rare collectible album – "Zerfas" – on compact disc. And it's doing it to...


Oct 20, 2017, 13:30 ET Acuity Healthcare Names Melissa Low Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Hospital of South Texas

Acuity Healthcare, a 100% Employee Owned Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) Company is pleased to announce Melissa Low is named Chief Executive...


Oct 20, 2017, 13:20 ET Pennsylvania Consumer, Business Information Highlighted During 'Financial $ense Week,' October 23-29

Information and helpful tips for consumers and businesses will be offered at several programs sponsored by the Department of Banking and Securities...


Oct 20, 2017, 13:00 ET Pitbull Wows the Crowd at Daniel E. Straus CareOne Masquerade Ball for Puerto Rico Relief Effort

Daniel E. Straus, owner and operator of senior care company CareOne, raised $4 million to aid Puerto Rico victims of Hurricane Maria, at the Starry...


Oct 20, 2017, 12:57 ET Kiehl's Since 1851 Embarks On LifeRide For Breast Cancer

Maintaining its mission of philanthropy, Kiehl's Since 1851, the venerable New York-based purveyor of fine quality skin and hair care, returns to...


Oct 20, 2017, 12:11 ET Talcum Powder Lawsuit Trials Continue, As California Plaintiff Claims Asbestos in Johnson & Johnson Products Caused Mesothelioma, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

Another talcum powder lawsuit is at trial in California, this time involving a woman who claims her long-time use of Johnson & Johnson's talcum...


Oct 20, 2017, 12:00 ET Zac Brown Band, Fans And Sponsors Raise Record Amount For Camp Southern Ground

On Saturday, October 14th the multi-platinum GRAMMY award-winning Zac Brown Band took the stage at the Southern Ground Amphitheater in...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:46 ET SCPC: New Anthem PBM Serviced by CVS Perpetuates Oligopolistic, Anti-Consumer Shell Game

Commenting on health insurer Anthem's announcement that it will launch its own "in house" pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) to be managed by CVS...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:44 ET NexBank Supports the Dallas Women's Foundation 32nd Annual Luncheon

NexBank SSB, a regional bank based in Dallas, is pleased to announce it is a sponsor of the Dallas Women's Foundation 32nd Annual Luncheon. Through...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:42 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses Local Nurse and Army Veteran for West Springfield Town Council

The Massachusetts Nurses Association, the state's largest union and professional association for registered nurses and health care professionals,...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:36 ET Boys & Girls Clubs Receive New Vehicles, School Supplies

During the back to school time, Boys & Girls Clubs of America focuses on helping kids and teens start off the academic year equipped with the...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:33 ET Jimmy Smits se une a Unidos contra el Cáncer en un nuevo anuncio de servicio público

LOS ANGELES y NUEVA YORK, 20 de Octubre de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Unidos contra el Cáncer (Stand Up To Cancer, SU2C) ha creado una...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:12 ET Blue Cross offers range of highly rated, affordable Medicare plans

With the Annual Open Enrollment period for Medicare under way, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) has announced its broad suite...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:05 ET Jimmy Smits Joins Stand Up To Cancer In New Public Service Announcement

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) has created a new cancer immunotherapy public service announcement (PSA) campaign, supported by a charitable donation...


Oct 20, 2017, 10:12 ET American Heroes Channel And Time Inc.'s PEOPLE® Present The 2017 RED BANDANNA HERO AWARD To Combat Wounded Coalition Founder Lt. Jason Redman

American Heroes Channel (AHC) and Time Inc.'s PEOPLE have partnered with the Welles Remy Crowther Charitable Trust to present the 2017 RED BANDANNA...