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Starkey Foundation provides gift of hearing to dozens in SKN

Archived, 226 days ago From thestkittsnevisobserver.com 

Nevis, West Indies - Dozens of individuals in St. Kitts and Nevis who have difficulty hearing have been given the gift of sound by the Starkey Hearing Foundation, which hosted a clinic in St. Kitts and Nevis on Wednesday and Thursday.

The Starkey Foundatio ...

MEMS students shave for St. Baldrick's

Archived, 226 days ago From benningtonbanner.com 

Bennington, VERMONT - Summer vacation is the perfect time to lose your locks, and for students at Manchester Elementary and Middle School (MEMS) a shaved head holds a little extra meaning. On Friday the school hosted its annual head-shaving event to support the St. Baldri ...

Thousands of children at risk as cases of cholera spike across Horn of Africa

Archived, 226 days ago From worldvision.org.uk 

Milton Keynes, U K - Thousands of children are at risk of cholera and other diseases following heavy rains in the Horn of Africa, humanitarian organisation World Vision warns today.

A cholera and Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) outbreak is likely to worsen, th ...

Race For Life: Hundreds turn out to Wolverhampton's West Park for annual run

Archived, 227 days ago From expressandstar.com 

Wolverhampton, U K - Runners and walkers completed the 5km distance to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

The race was started by Charlie Dryden and her two-year-old son Carter, who celebrated his birthday last week.

Two years ago they went ...

American Diabetes Association, Walmart team up for 'Wellness Day'

Archived, 227 days ago From pharmacytimes.com 

Cranbury, NEW JERSEY - Officials with Walmart are teaming up with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to offer support to people who are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

On June 17, as part of their annual Wellness Day, Walmart will offer free hea ...

Syrian polio outbreak hits global effort to eradicate virus

Archived, 227 days ago From channelnewsasia.com 

Singapore, SINGAPORE - A polio outbreak has been confirmed in an area of Syria partly held by Islamic State, the first re-emergence of the virus in Syria since 2014, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and the World Health Organization said on Thursday.


Thousands of Canadians walking with JDRF to find a cure for type 1 diabetes

Archived, 227 days ago From marketwired.com 

Toronto, CANADA - On June 11 and other selected dates this month, over 40,000 Canadians across the country will rally together at the 2017 JDRF TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes, to raise awareness and funds and help change the face of type 1 diabetes (T1D) forever. This ye ...

Charity offers free cleft palate and lip surgeries in UAE

Archived, 227 days ago From gulfnews.com 

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - A charitable group will soon offer free corrective surgeries to children in the UAE born with cleft lips and palates.

The free surgeries will be designated for children from needy families who cannot afford the procedures, and will be ...

New WHO designation for oxygen could save thousands of lives globally

Archived, 228 days ago From prnewswire.com 

New York, NEW YORK - PATH hailed a landmark decision this week by the World Health Organization (WHO) to include a new indication for oxygen in its Model List of Essential Medicines (EML) and List of Essential Medicines for Children (EMLc), identifying oxygen as a medici ...

Walmart teams up with American Diabetes Association® for Walmart Wellness Day

Archived, 228 days ago From stockhouse.com 

Vancouver, CANADA - The largest health fair in America will once again be coming to communities across the country. During Walmart Wellness Day on June 17, Walmart will offer free health screenings in its more than 4,600 locations across the country, from 10 a.m. to 2 p ...

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