Advocacy/Community Affairs

Paralyzed Veterans of America receive one million dollars to expand employment initiative impacting 400,000 veterans.

July 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs

Americans earn only a C+ grade on average in terms of taking their medication properly

June 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Health

Poll shows 77 percent of Virginians support expanding background checks.

June 2013 | Location: Virginia | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs

Approximately 11 to 20 percent of the warriors who served in Iraq and Afghanistan may have experienced symptoms of Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder.

June 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

Patients from children’s hospitals and their families are letting Congressional leaders know that Medicaid needs to work to protect the health of their children and that budget cuts are not the solution to improved care.

June 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Education, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Los pacientes de los hospitales de niños y sus familias están dejándole saber a los líderes del Congreso que Medicaid está funcionando y protegiendo la salud de sus hijos y que los recortes presupuestarios no son la solución para...

June 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health

State-based quality improvement organizations are concerned for the well-being of Medicare patients if Congress approves proposed changes.

June 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Health

(Arlington, VA, Tuesday, June 4, 2013) - The Nature Conservancy is the leading marine restoration organization around the globe and is celebrating this restoration science in action, partnerships and volunteers by high

June 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Environment, Science

According to a Quinnipiac poll, 92 percent of Virginians support background checks at gun shows.

May 2013 | Location: Virginia | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health, Justice/Legal

Receive an exclusive look at Mt. Everest and its surrounding valleys and explore the passageways through panoramic views

May 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Education, Technology

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex is a devastating genetic disorder linked to autism, epilepsy, kidney failure and more, affecting more than one million people worldwide.

May 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

Building awareness of lupus is essential to improving the diagnosis and treatment of this cruel disease that disproportionately affects minorities and women in the prime of their lives.

May 2013 | Location: National, New York, Maryland, Illinois, Nebraska | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

The world’s premier student technology competition features student teams from around the country showcasing their amazing technology ideas at the Imagine Cup US Finals Demo Day.

May 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Education, Technology

The Ocean Conservancy has just released its annual data on the world’s largest coastal cleanup. In 2012 more than ten million pounds of trash, the equivalent of 10 Boeing 747 jumbo jets, was picked up by an army of volunteers.

May 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Environment, Health

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