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Holiday Shopping Made Easier for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 10 December 2010 22:08.

disabiltyHoliday shopping is overwhelming - especially for parents and caregivers of children with special needs. Yet, with a few smart shopping tips, fulfilling holiday gift lists can be a breeze.

Women – Stay in Control: Women and Long-Term Care Planning

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 29 November 2010 16:27.

Today’s women have more lifestyle options than ever before. We consistently assume many important roles – from caring for our loved ones (both young and old) to pursuing vibrant careers and lives.

Reverend Robert L. Campbell, Senior Pastor at New Beginning Christian Church

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 15 October 2010 11:13.

Robert L. CampbellReverend Robert L. Campbell is a Minister at New Beginning Christian Church. He works with the Wilmington Ministerial Alliance, East NC Countywide Development Corporation and the Wilmington Blue Ribbon Commission.

A Book That Changes Lives: “Your Little Red Wagon”

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 01 October 2010 11:19.

Tulsa, OK – With the new trends in fitness and loosing weight as a focus to help people change their lives, the most obvious aspect of life change is often left out, spiritual health.  People tend to get so wrapped up in spending time at the gym building their muscles or getting the adrenaline pumping in a cardio workout that they forget their soul needs to be developed too.

In Predominantly Black Communities, People of all Races Miss Out on Kidney Care

Written by American Society of Nephrology (ASN) on Friday, 18 June 2010 02:04.

Journal of the American Society NephrologyRegardless of race, fewer people see a kidney specialist before starting dialysis if they live in predominantly black communities, reports a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The results highlight the importance of understanding why patients in predominantly black areas are less likely to receive kidney-related care while their kidney function is clearly declining.

Fresh Grown: Student Hip-hop Video for Kids Says Eating Fruits, Veggies Is Cool

Written by University of Alabama at Birmingham on Thursday, 03 June 2010 16:14.

“The Jefferson County Childhood Obesity Task Force (JCCOTF) wanted to put together a social marketing project that would have kids teaching With a funky beat and catchy lyrics, a hip-hop public service announcement video created by University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) senior film student Anna Lloyd, 22, of Fairhope, is hitting the Internet with a message to kids: Eating healthy is cool.

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