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Dallas,Texas (PR MediaRelease) April 21, 2017 - Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) and National Presenting Sponsor Nationwide® released new survey data today, specific to parents’ attitudes and behaviors about teen drinking during special occasions, such as prom. Parents ranked prom as the time of year they are most concerned about their teens drinking alcohol, followed by spring break, graduation, summer break, homecoming, winter break and at school sporting events. Read more
Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) March 22, 2017 - Disability Rights California (DRC) and the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) today called on the California congressional delegation to preserve access to Medicaid services (Medi-Cal in CA). The plea comes on the eve of the House’s March 23 vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Read more
Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) March 21, 2017 - The House plans a full floor vote on the American Health Care Act on Thursday, March 23. The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers and Disability Rights California will hold a news conference to urge Congress to preserve access to Medicaid services (Medi-Cal in CA). Read more
Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) March 22, 2017 - On Wednesday, March 22, the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), working in coordination with numerous other health organizations, will convene the 2017 National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOH), bringing together over 1,800 tobacco control and public health professionals at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. Read more
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) March 15, 2017 - March is Save Your Vision Month, and the Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) supports healthy habits in the workplace. With the apparent increase in use of computers and other technology, digital eyestrain is a major concern for people of all ages and all occupations from students to full-time working citizens. Symptoms can include: headaches, blurred vision, dry eyes, light sensitivity, glare, as well as neck and shoulder pain. Read more
Milt Belfer,CLU - The MB Group
Westlake Village,California (PR MediaRelease) March 10, 2017 - If you never need Long Term Care, will a traditional policy still pay benefits? The simple answer: NO - and all of the premium payments you made are lost. According to Milt Belfer,CLU, founding partner of The MB Group, “If you don’t use the coverage, you lose your premiums. Read more
Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) March 9, 2017 - This statement is from Catherine Blakemore, Executive Director of Disability Rights California, on the American Health Care Act: “Disability Rights California is deeply disappointed in the newly unveiled American Health Care Act (AHCA), which attacks essential programs for people with disabilities. Read more
James McCraken Award
Trenton,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) March 8, 2017 - James W. McCracken, New Jersey's Long Term Care Ombudsman, was honored on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 as Educator of the Year by the NJ Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Administrators (NJCACHA) at their Annual Meeting at the Venetian Care and Rehabilitation Center in South Amboy. Read more
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) March 3, 2017 - The Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) is emphasizing caution to keep hazardous household chemicals including detergent pods out of reach of young children, as detrimental consequences to a child’s health, specifically the eye, could occur. Read more
Fellowship Announcement
Mountain View,California (PR MediaRelease) March 3, 2017 - Trinh Lee, DDS has been named the newest Accredited Fellow Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. The purpose of Fellowship is to provide the highest level of achievement for members in accordance with the AACD's mission of education and excellence. Read more