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Abril es el "Plantas Invasoras de plagas, y el Mes de Concienciación de Enfermedades" y el comienzo de una época particularmente vulnerable a la agricultura de Estados Unidos, como un aumento de la actividad al aire libre aumenta...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Environment, Health

If the current trend continues, one in three American adults will have diabetes by 2050. In fact, every 17 seconds someone is diagnosed with the disease. The American Diabetes Association wants as many Americans as possible to be...

April 2013 | Location: National, Illinois, Texas, California, Oregon, Washington | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

(Washington, D.C., April 8, 2013) -- April is “Invasive Plant, Pest and Disease Awareness Month” and the start of a particularly vulnerable time for America’s agriculture, as a surge in outdoor activity increases the s

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Environment, Health

The Lupus Foundation of America’s Help Us Solve the Cruel Mystery National Tour -- which includes a 45-foot purple bus, will make several stops throughout Cincinnati starting stops throughout Detroit starting Thursday, April 11...

April 2013 | Location: Michigan | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

The American Diabetes Association is challenging riders to be part of the movement to Stop Diabetes by participating in their annual Tour de Cure, a cycling event to raise funds to help fight diabetes.

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

Producer/Director Eugene Jarecki, whose film Why We Fight examined the anatomy of the American war machine, turns the same penetrating lens to the War on Drugs, seeking to lay bare its mechanics, motivations, and contradictions.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Entertainment, Government/Public Affairs, Health, Justice/Legal

The Lupus Foundation of America’s Help Us Solve the Cruel Mystery National Tour -- which includes a 45-foot purple bus, will make several stops throughout Cincinnati starting Thursday, April 4 through Saturday, April 6. The bus,...

April 2013 | Location: Ohio | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

Vision is our most prized sense. In fact, most people fear losing their eye sight more than any other primary sense. Losing vision to eye diseases, injuries or other conditions can mean losing the ability to enjoy driving,...

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

Formas de eficiencia energética de Florida Power and Light para apoyar Autism Speaks "Light It Up Blue"

March 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

As Autism Awareness Day approaches on April 2, show your support by lighting up your home or business as part of the Autism Speaks “Light It Up Blue” Campaign. Florida Power and Light shares how you can be energy efficient for...

March 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

The Diabetes Risk Test is the first step to stopping this disease and can help you lead a much healthier life.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Health

The health and environmental benefits for reducing meat consumption.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Environment, Health

The first 20-year study on top causes of vision loss in older Americans finds that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the eye disease that most often causes poor eyesight.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Health

The month of March is about sharing stories and information about Medicaid for kids via Speak Now for Kids

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Health

Arthritis Foundation’s 15th annual Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. brings together nearly 350 key arthritis advocates from all over the country to educate Congress on the needs of those suffering from arthritis.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Health

The Florida Legislature will soon decide whether the state will expand the Medicaid program to provide health insurance coverage to about 900,000 uninsured Floridians.

February 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Seventeen leading physician groups today released lists of common tests and medical procedures that are not always necessary – and could even cause harm.

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

Generic drugs have saved the American health care system trillions of dollars. A class of drugs called biologics, which help your immune system fight disease, are often the only treatment options for disease, yet the cost has...

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

The month of February has been designated Save Your Vision Month and doctors are encouraging everyone to take this opportunity to have their eyes checked because many serious eye diseases have no early symptoms or warning signs.

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Health

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation convened leading health organizations in Washington, D.C. to discuss reducing avoidable hospital readmissions.

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Health

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