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Ferring commits $10 million to March of Dimes to expand research needed to end...

SAINT-PREX, Switzerland and WHITE PLAINS, New York, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and the March of Dimes Foundation announced today that Ferring has committed $10 million to support the network of March ...

One Drop Launches New ‘Plus’ Subscriptions, Releases One Drop | Experts Worldwide, Expands Shipments...

NEW YORK, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- One Drop today announced the launch of One Drop | Plus, expanding its subscription offerings to better meet the individual needs of people with pre-, type 1 and type 2 diabetes. One ...

CDC and March of Dimes partner on new initiative for babies exposed to drugs...

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ --  The March of Dimes, in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has awarded grants to conduct one year of surveillance on neonatal ...

First center dedicated to mom and baby safety created by March of Dimes and...

HOUSTON, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The first-ever center in the United States dedicated exclusively to improving safety for pregnant women and babies has been established through grants from The Gordon and Betty Moore ...

May is Lupus Awareness Month and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health is Raising...

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- "Very few Hispanics are aware of lupus even though Hispanic women are among those with a higher prevalence of the disease," said Dr. Jane Delgado, President and CEO, of the National ...

Operation Smile Honduras Announces Eradication Of The Cleft Backlog

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Operation Smile Honduras announced the eradication of the backlog of people living with untreated cleft conditions at an event hosted by President Juan Orlando Hernandez and ...

First surgical implant of FENIX® Continence Restoration System at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

HOUSTON, May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Dr. Diego C. Marines, colon and rectal surgeon at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital performed the hospital's first implant of the FENIX® Continence Restoration System for the ...

NICU moms and babies celebrate Mother’s Day with intimate and beneficial skin-to-skin “kangaroo care”...

KANSAS CITY, Missouri, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Mother's Day at Saint Luke's Hospital is always full of touching moments. This week, in honor of the holiday, the March of Dimes and Saint Luke's Hospital are helping to make ...

Big Data Shines Light on Rare Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- For most people, being nearsighted is a nuisance, easily treated with a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. But some experience a complication that can cause permanent ...

CVS Health Corporate Social Responsibility Activities Address Important National and Local Health Care Issues...

WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today released its tenth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, entitled Prescription for a Better World, providing updates on ...

2017 March of Dimes Prize awarded to Dr. C. David Allis for groundbreaking research

SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- For his pioneering research that holds great promise to help prevent and treat premature birth, birth defects and other threats to the health of children, C. David Allis, PhD, the Joy ...

Statement of Stacey D. Stewart, President, March of Dimes on House Passage of the...

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The March of Dimes released the following statement from President Stacey D. Stewart following House passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA): <img ...

Diverse and growing Hispanic/Latino populations in New York City share a common risk: Alzheimer’s...

NEW YORK, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Mexican celebration of Cinco de Mayo, the Puerto Rican Day and Dominican Day parades are just a few of the colorful and highly anticipated community events that recognize the diverse ...

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Announces Support for CDC’s Televised Línea de Ayuda Smoking...

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- "With tobacco companies estimated to spend $9.1 billion this year to addict new customers, the CDC's Línea de Ayuda and Tips Campaign are critical tools to make sure all our communities ...

Zika Care Connect website offers families access to medical specialists

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Zika Care Connect, a new resource developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with the March of Dimes to help families affected by the Zika ...

DiversityInc® Recognizes CVS Health on List of “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”

WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island, May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it earned a place on DiversityInc's 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list for the first time after several years of working ...

Nine Members of Congress Honored for Efforts to Preserve Access to Quality Medical Eye...

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology is honoring nine members of Congress whose legislative efforts are helping to preserve patient access to quality medical eye care. The Academy is ...

Artificial Intelligence Shows Potential to Fight Blindness

SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Researchers from the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University have found a way to use artificial intelligence to fight a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes. This ...

Congress Hears From Ophthalmologists on Issues Affecting Medical and Surgical Eye Care

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Eye physicians and surgeons representing the American Academy of Ophthalmology are engaging Congress in Washington, D.C., today on behalf of millions of patients across the United ...

Transplant survivors meet donors for first time at City of Hope’s 41st Annual Bone...

A father of three and an aplastic anemia survivor who helped wife beat breast cancer join thousands to thank donors at the April 28 event DUARTE, California, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- When Sergio Ramirez came to City ...

Infertility Awareness Week Reminds Us That 48.5 Million Couples Worldwide Need Fertility Help

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Nestled on a 1,500-acre private peninsula on the north end of Banderas Bay in the Mexican state of Nayarit, Punta Mita is known as a top vacation spot for household names like ...

Women Face Higher Risk of Blindness Than Men

SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Studies show there is a gender gap in eye disease. Women are more likely than men to suffer from sight-threatening conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), ...

Newborn Intensive Care Units nationwide reunite families and babies at March for Babies

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- From Portland, Maine to Las Vegas, Nevada, nearly a dozen Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICUs) that care for sick and premature babies will hold reunions of their graduates at ...

California Cities Dominate List of Nation’s Most Polluted Regions

SACRAMENTO, California, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Lung Association's State of the Air 2017 report found California has the dubious distinction of being home to the majority of the Top 10 cities with ozone and ...

Leading Hispanic Organizations and National Coalition Urge Community to Take Advantage of Recommended Preventive...

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, the National Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH), in collaboration with leading Hispanic organizations, including California Latinas for Reproductive Justice and the Colorado ...

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