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Delta Dental Foundation donates $1 million to St. Vincent de Paul Dental Clinic
The Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation donated $1 million to the St. Vincent de Paul Dental Clinic to support preventive and emergency oral health care for underserved children and adults throughout the next 10 years. Delta Dental presented its donation to St. Vincent De Paul on Friday at the annual St. Vincent de Paul Community Fundraising breakfast. Founded in 1997, the foundation's mission is to improve oral health for underserved and uninsured groups and communities. Since 2006, the foundation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Brianna Bradley Source Type: news

Eva ’s Village Gala honored community partners working to fight the...
Paterson nonprofit social service organization celebrates 35th anniversary & sets new fundraising record of $674,000. Funds will support Eva's Village 20 programs which help thousands of men,...(PRWeb November 13, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/11/prweb14913427.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ghana:Tigo-Airtel Climax Breast Cancer Month With Lunch, Fundraising
[Business Day] The newly merged Airtel and Tigo telecommunication climaxed this years' Breast Cancer Awareness last month with a sea of Pink dress-codes in solidarity with Breast Cancer survivors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi:Code Sangala Raising Funds for Queens Hospital Paediatric Unit
[Nyasa Times] Malaria Tour 2017-18 a brain child of Malawi's celebrated former Big Brother Africa representative, Code Sangala, will on November 16,2017 hold a fundraising event to raise funds for paediatric accident and emergency wards at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

We ’re a finalist for a Market Research Society Award for Application of Research
Arthritis places limits on people’s lives and takes away their ability to do the things they love most. For many, it seriously impacts their daily lives - from getting dressed or making a cup of tea, to being able to continue working and maintain a social life. Yet people with the condition are more likely to hide their arthritis and keep it to themselves.We want all this to change. To do this we needed to widen out from purely focusing on medical scientific research and put people with arthritis front and centre of our work. Research is still incredibly vital and we continue to invest in breakthrough treatments, but...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - November 2, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Las Vegas Shooting Victims Are Turning To GoFundMe For Help With Medical Bills
There are at least 29 fundraising profiles on the site that specifically reference the Oct. 1 shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCSF unveils $5 billion campaign to boost health and science initiatives
UCSF is kicking off its largest-ever fundraising campaign, aiming to add another $2 billion to the science-focused university's efforts to advance biology and seed new discoveries. Gifts received since 2013 have already carried the university more than halfway to its overall $5 billion philanthropic goal. Recent growth in big data, technology and collaboration around molecular biology makes this an ideal time for the institution to step up its fundraising, said Sam Hawgood, chancellor of University… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 27, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Antoinette Siu Source Type: news

UCSF unveils $5 billion campaign to boost health and science initiatives
UCSF is kicking off its largest-ever fundraising campaign, aiming to add another $2 billion to the science-focused university's efforts to advance biology and seed new discoveries. Gifts received since 2013 have already carried the university more than halfway to its overall $5 billion philanthropic goal. Recent growth in big data, technology and collaboration around molecular biology makes this an ideal time for the institution to step up its fundraising, said Sam Hawgood, chancellor of University… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Antoinette Siu Source Type: news

Alcohol Research UK is looking for a highly motivated Communications and Fundraising Assistant
Communications and Fundraising Assistant Would you like to lead the development of a brand-new database, with fresh contacts, building a dynamic relationship with them over time? Would you like to be at the heart of one the world’s most exciting behaviour change campaigns: Dry January? Are you interested in producing highly engaging communications that will inspire people to get involved with our vital cause? Would you thrive in a role that combines both communications, fundraising and supporter engagement? The new charity formed from the merger of Alcohol Research UK and Alcohol Concern is an exciting place to work ...
Source: Alcohol Research UK - October 24, 2017 Category: Addiction Authors: Julie Symes Tags: News Source Type: news

Alcohol Research UK is recruiting: Communications and Fundraising Assistant
Communications and Fundraising Assistant Would you like to lead the development of a brand-new database, with fresh contacts, building a dynamic relationship with them over time? Would you like to be at the heart of one the world’s most exciting behaviour change campaigns: Dry January? Are you interested in producing highly engaging communications that will inspire people to get involved with our vital cause? Would you thrive in a role that combines both communications, fundraising and supporter engagement? The new charity formed from the merger of Alcohol Research UK and Alcohol Concern is an exciting place to work ...
Source: Alcohol Research UK - October 24, 2017 Category: Addiction Authors: Julie Symes Tags: News Source Type: news

St. Michael’s sets new Angel Ball record, raising $4 million to wrap up fundraising campaign and finish ED renovations
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 24, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Rockville-based cancer therapy company CytImmune Sciences in fundraising mode
The company is working on a therapy for pancreatic cancer using nanotechnology. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Rockville-based cancer therapy company CytImmune Sciences in fundraising mode
The company is working on a therapy for pancreatic cancer using nanotechnology. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

South Jersey nonprofit sets $20M fundraising goal for organ transplantation research
The Mount Laurel organization also wants to give transplant patients a voice on the national stage. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

South Jersey nonprofit sets $20M fundraising goal for organ transplantation research
The Mount Laurel organization also wants to give transplant patients a voice on the national stage. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Rockville-based cancer therapy company Cytimmune Sciences in fundraising mode
The company is working on a therapy for pancreatic cancer using nanotechnology. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

All five major banks supporting St. Michael’s Hospital fundraising gala
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 18, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

EnteroMedics raises $61 million
EnteroMedics (NSDQ:ETRM) has raised $61 million in a new round of equity financing, according to an SEC filing posted this week. Money in the round comes from 13 anonymous investors, with the 1st sale noted on October 2, according to the filing. Funds raised represent the value of common stock issued or convertible from Series C convertible preferred stock, the liquidation of new preferred stock at $2.75 per share as well as $5 million in cash, according to the filing. The fundraising comes shortly after St. Paul, Minn.-based Enteromedics agreed to pay approximately $38 million to acquire ReShape Medical. The deal cal...
Source: Mass Device - October 18, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News EnteroMedics Inc. Source Type: news

UC Davis raises $67 million for envisioned Veterinary Medical Center
University of California Davis has raised more than half of its $115 million fundraising goal, which will go toward updating several of the school's critical veterinary facilities. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Scott Rodd Source Type: news

UC Davis raises $67 million for envisioned Veterinary Medical Center
University of California Davis has raised more than half of its $115 million fundraising goal, which will go toward updating several of the school's critical veterinary facilities. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Scott Rodd Source Type: news

Go Fund Me: Medical Bills Spur New Ways to Pay
In an era of soaring medical costs, more and more people are turning to fundraising platforms like GoFundMe to help defray their expenses. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 16, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

First Admiral nurse dementia service launches in Dorset
Families in the Purbeck area of Dorset now have access to specialist dementia support, after local fundraising efforts paid for the appointment of a specialist nurse. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - October 12, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Businesses aid fundraising efforts for hospital's renovation
A psychiatric observation unit will be fully funded with help from donors. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Josh Heck Source Type: news

Boulder femtech fertility firm sets $3.5 million crowdfunding goal
A Boulder female fertility technology company said it's going to try and raise $3.5 million in an equity crowdfunding round. Kindara said it's partnering with crowdfunding platform SeedInvest to raise the money. Two years ago, Kindara completed a fundraising round of $5.3 million that was led by Boston Seed Capital. "We expect this investment round to fuel the growth that we are so excited about," said Ira Hernowitz, CEO, in a statement. Individual investors need to invest at least $1,000 to… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Colleen's Dream Foundation donates $100,000 for cancer research
Colleen's Dream Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to funding scientific research for ovarian cancer, donated $100,000 to the Translational Genomics Research Institute for clinical trials that could improve treatments for rare types of ovarian cancer. Colleen's Dream was founded in honor of CEO Nicole Cundiff's mother, who lost a five-year battle with ovarian cancer in 2013. The donation was presented to the Translational Genomics Research Institute at a private fundraising event at Scottsdale… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 10, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Brianna Bradley Source Type: news

Colleen's Dream Foundation donates $100,000 for cancer research
Colleen's Dream Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to funding scientific research for ovarian cancer, donated $100,000 to the Translational Genomics Research Institute for clinical trials that could improve treatments for rare types of ovarian cancer. Colleen's Dream was founded in honor of CEO Nicole Cundiff's mother, who lost a five-year battle with ovarian cancer in 2013. The donation was presented to the Translational Genomics Research Institute at a private fundraising event at Scottsdale… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 10, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brianna Bradley Source Type: news

Availity CEO: Investment will lead to jobs in Jacksonville
Jacksonville-based Availity is looking for acquisitions thanks to a successful fundraising round. CEO Russ Thomas says this will lead to more jobs in Jacksonville. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Will Robinson Source Type: news

School of Dentistry creates endowed chair for oral and maxillofacial surgery
A new endowed chair at theUCLA School of Dentistry will support the recruitment and retention of a faculty member in oral and maxillofacial surgery and help ensure UCLA ’s continued leadership in that field.The Alumni and Friends Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Endowed Chair is the result of a fundraising effort launched by Dr. Howard Park, a graduate of the school ’s postgraduate training program and a part-time faculty member. Led by Park’s efforts, 20 alumni and supporters — including BioHorizons, a Birmingham, Alabama-based maker of dental implants and biologics — funded the endowed chair, ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 5, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Uhd ambulance awared firehouse subs public safety foundation grant
United Hospital District (UHD) ambulance is pleased to announce that Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded the Ambulance with a grant to purchase 25 sets of Personal Protective clothing valued at over $25,000.00 for the EMT’s. This grant awards the UHD ambulance personal protective clothing known as extrication suits. These suits are essentially a lighter version of the bunker gear worn by firefighters, designed specifically for emergency scenes other than fires. The grant also allows for the purchase of helmets, boots, gloves, hi-visibility vests, and equipment storage bags for each member of the se...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 4, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

UHD Ambulance Awarded Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant
United Hospital District (UHD) ambulance is pleased to announce that Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded the Ambulance with a grant to purchase 25 sets of Personal Protective clothing valued at over $25,000.00 for the EMT’s. This grant awards the UHD ambulance personal protective clothing known as extrication suits. These suits are essentially a lighter version of the bunker gear worn by firefighters, designed specifically for emergency scenes other than fires. The grant also allows for the purchase of helmets, boots, gloves, hi-visibility vests, and equipment storage bags for each member of the se...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 4, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: United Hospital District Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

‘Let’s Make a Deal’ Host Monty Hall Dies at 96
(BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) — Monty Hall, the genial TV game show host whose long-running “Let’s Make a Deal” traded on love of money and merchandise and the mystery of which door had the car behind it, has died. He was 96. Hall, who had been in poor health, died Saturday morning of heart failure at his home in Beverly Hills, said his daughter, Sharon Hall of Los Angeles. “Let’s Make a Deal,” which Hall co-created, debuted as a daytime show on NBC in 1963 and became a TV staple. Through the next four decades, it also aired in prime time, in syndication and, in two brief outings, with h...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lynn Elber / AP Tags: Uncategorized onetime remembrance Source Type: news

The Donald Trump Era Could Send Moderate Republicans Running for the Exits
Sen. Bob Corker is the kind of politician who typically could stay in the Capitol for as long as he wants. A former mayor of Chattanooga and a successful businessman, the Tennessee Republican was reelected in 2012 with 65% of the vote in a reliably red state. But Corker announced this week that he would not seek a third term in the 2018 midterm elections. Asked about the retirement Thursday, Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, his colleague on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told a reporter that Corker was “not happy.” Were any other senators unhappy as well? “About 99 that I know,” McCain ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alana Abramson Tags: Uncategorized 2018 election 2018 Elections Donald Trump onetime Republican Party Source Type: news

Games developers raise funds to get people with disabilities back into gaming
The gamers ’ charity SpecialEffect is holding One Special Day, a day-long fundraising drive to help people with disabilities get back into the video games they loveVideo games can get a pretty raw deal in the news. At worst, we see storiesclaiming links between playing violent games and some of the worst aspects of humanity, or that games are robbing children of time spent in nature. At best, we hear news stories where games are regarded with a certain distain; something to be smirked at, and not taken seriously. But these sorts of stories completely miss the varied, rich and nuanced experiences that playing games ca...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 29, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Pete Etchells Tags: Science Games Disability Source Type: news

Beyonc é Just Dropped a New Version of J. Balvin’s ‘Mi Gente’ to Benefit Hurricane Victims
Beyoncé has appeared on a remixed version of J. Balvin and Willy William’s reggaeton hit, “Mi Gente.” In an Instagram post Thursday night, Bey teased the track with a message saying she would donate the proceeds to aid hurricane-devastated communities in the Caribbean and Puerto Rico, as well as in Mexico, which was rattled by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake last week. “I am donating my proceeds from this song to hurricane relief charities for Puerto Rico, Mexico and the other affected Caribbean islands,” she wrote in the post. Beyoncé sings in Spanish and English on the track, which...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joseph Hincks Tags: Uncategorized Music onetime Source Type: news

Groundbreaking study reveals 20% of all deaths now caused by junk food and toxic food ingredients
(Natural News) Here I was, strolling up to a cancer fundraising event for a relative I hardly knew. I heard the sounds of drunken chatter and eyed the Budweiser banner sponsoring the event. A crowd of faces overflowed out of the banquet hall like fizz bubbling over the brim of a red solo cup. I... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At New Scientist Live, arms and oil companies are buying credibility from science
The sponsorship by Shell and BAE Systems of this weekend ’s New Scientist Live festival crosses an ethical red line, writesChris Garrard, a campaigner and member of the Art Not Oil coalitionIn the past month we have witnessed record-breaking storms, provoking pressing questions about our changing climate, while theCassini probe concluded an almost 20-year journey in space which has shaped our understanding of the solar system. It is perhaps the ideal moment for the New Scientist to be hosting “the world’s most exciting festival of ideas” –New Scientist Live– an event which is “root...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 27, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Chris Garrard Tags: Science Environment Fossil fuels Royal Dutch Shell BAE Systems Oil and gas companies Source Type: news

Rapper B.o.B. Has Started a GoFundMe Campaign to Prove That the Earth Is Flat
Rapper B.o.B., who made waves last year for tweeting that the Earth is flat, now wants your help to prove his theory. Late last week, he started a GoFundMe campaign, Show BoB The Curve, aiming to find evidence that the planet is actually round. “Help support B.o.B purchase and launch multiple satellites into space,” reads the fundraising page’s description. “He will be keeping you updated with step-by-step documentation of the process! Help B.o.B find the curve!” Since the campaign launched on Sept. 21, 27 donors have given a total $596 to the rapper by the time of writing — he is aiming...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kevin Lui Tags: Uncategorized Bizarre celebrities onetime Source Type: news

Grants awarded to pediatric cancer researcher at UCLA Mattel Children ’s Hospital
UCLA Mattel Children ’s Hospital has received two awards totaling $300,000 to fund research into treatments for various pediatric cancers: a $150,000 award from the Hyundai Hope On Wheels Foundation and a $150,000 award from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The awards will support the work of Dr. Steven Jonas, clinical fellow in the division of pediatric hematology/oncology and trainee at the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research. He is one of 40 recipients of the Hyundai Hope  on Wheels Young Investigator Grant, presented during September for National ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 26, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Tory Burch: Why Equal Pay Is Good Business
When I was fundraising for my company 15 years ago, I was told to never say the words “social responsibility” and “business” in the same sentence. Thankfully, in the ensuing years, corporate foundations and social responsibility have become a given for innovative companies. But astoundingly, 54 years after the United States passed the Equal Pay Act, women still do not have pay parity with men, especially women of color. Recently, the current U.S. Administration halted the equal pay data collection rule, which aimed to help close the wage gap by having large companies report what they pay employees ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tory Burch Tags: Uncategorized feminism Money The CEO Initiative Source Type: news

A Global Anti-Human Trafficking Event
On October 14, a fundraising and awareness event called #WalkForFreedom will take place in hundreds of cities across 50 nations. The purpose of the walk, operated by a global anti-human trafficking organization called A21, is to raise awareness about the millions of men, women, and children who are still trapped in slavery today. By fundraising and rallying thousands of people around the cause, the belief is that this event will be the catalyst for the rescue and restoration of human beings who are being exploited as commodities. Walk For Freedom is distinctly recognized by its participants who are in single-file lines, we...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - September 18, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A21 Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

A Global Anti-Human Trafficking Event
On October 14, a fundraising and awareness event called #WalkForFreedom will take place in hundreds of cities across 50 nations. The purpose of the walk, operated by a global anti-human trafficking organization called A21, is to raise awareness about the millions of men, women, and children who are still trapped in slavery today. By fundraising and rallying thousands of people around the cause, the belief is that this event will be the catalyst for the rescue and restoration of human beings who are being exploited as commodities. Walk For Freedom is distinctly recognized by its participants who are in single-file lines, we...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 18, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A21 Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

Kaleido Biosciences Announces Appointment of Mike Bonney as CEO and Completion of Additional Fundraising
Mike Bonney, former CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, to lead Kaleido through its next phase of growth $65 million in funds raised since its founding in 2015 Funds to advance Kaleido's robust pipeline of novel microbiome therapies BEDFORD, Mass., Sep... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel, Venture Capital Kaleido Biosciences, microbiome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Selena Gomez ’ s kidney transplant: Young, minority women disproportionately affected by lupus
In the world of celebrities, there are diseases such as HIV/AIDS and breast cancer that are very “popular” and well understood, thanks to years of fundraising and awareness campaigns by stars. And there are those diseases that are less so. Lupus, an autoimmune disorder that can damage organs, is in the second category. When Selena Gomez shocked her 126 […]Related:To fight deadly hepatitis outbreak, San Diego begins power-washing streets with bleachWhat to know about a study of flu vaccine and miscarriageMelinda Gates decries ‘loss of U.S. leadership’ in global aid (Source:...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canterbury Woods lands $500K sponsorship for $3.5M theater project
Andy Anselmo, a resident at the Williamsville campus and "teacher to the stars" is kickstarting fundraising for the project. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Donald Trump: ‘Crooked’ Hillary Clinton Lost the Election Because She ‘Had No Game’
President Donald Trump criticized his former presidential campaign opponent Hillary Clinton Thursday morning for her loss in the election. “Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody (and every thing) but herself for her election loss. She lost the debates and lost her direction!” Trump tweeted. Clinton and her election strategy have come up after she addressed her loss in her new book, What Happened. In it, Clinton cited then-FBI Director James Comey’s unexpected investigation announcement, Russia, even herself and others for ultimately costing her the presidential election, Politico noted. “The &lsq...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Marie Segarra Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump hillary clinton onetime White House Source Type: news

Star-Studded Telethon Raises $44 Million For Hurricane Relief
The “Hand in Hand” telethon for hurricane relief on Monday night raised more than $44 million in total to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. The star-studded benefit raised more than $14.5 million during the hour-long televised event. And it drew in more than $44 million in total, according to ABC News. The telethon’s participants included Beyoncé, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Barbara Streisand and Oprah Winfrey, featuring performances by Stevie Wonder and George Strait, among others. “Natural disasters don’t discriminate. They don’t see if you’re ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Reilly Tags: Uncategorized celebrities hurricane harvey hurricane irma Hurricanes onetime Texas weather Source Type: news

This Is How Telethons Became a Fundraising Tradition
When Hollywood bands together for Hand In Hand: A Benefit For Hurricane Harvey Relief on Tuesday night, the entertainers who show up will be participating in a long-running tradition of lending star power to important causes via televised fundraisers. While the comedian Jerry Lewis became the biggest celebrity telethon-er when he started hosting fundraisers for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the ’50s he wasn’t the first to do one. Comedian Milton Berle is credited with hosting the first telethon, which NBC broadcasted from 12 p.m. on April 9, 1949, to 3:55 a.m. on April 10th. The 16-hour telecast raised ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Olivia B. Waxman Tags: Uncategorized health photography Television Source Type: news

Two fundraising execs included in national report
The report identified nonprofits that raised at least $35 million in contributions and grants, and how much their leaders earned. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 12, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

J.J. Watt Got a Hero ’s Welcome in His First Game After Raising Millions for Harvey Relief
Waving the Texas state flag, NFL star J.J. Watt made an emotional return to the field Sunday after raising millions of dollars for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Watt, the Houston Texans’ star defensive end, emerged as a hero in Texas off the field after Harvey caused catastrophic flooding and destruction in the Lone Star State. In the days after the storm made landfall, Watt created a crowdfunding page to raise money for those impacted by the storm, with a modest goal of $200,000. His fundraising efforts have surpassed $31 million in donations as of Sunday afternoon. For the Houston Texans’ first regular se...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Calfas Tags: Uncategorized NFL onetime Source Type: news

Fresh troubles for Royal Institution as director resigns after less than four months
Professor Sarah Harper took over as director in May; her resignation has been followed by the departure of three other senior staff membersThe Royal Institution, one of Britain ’s most revered scientific organisations, is facing fresh troubles following the resignation of its director and three senior managers.Professor Sarah Harper, a highly-respected gerontologist at Oxford University, took over as director at the institution in May, but has resigned after less than four months in the post. Three other senior staff, in HR, fundraising, and operations, have also stepped down.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Royal Institution Science Source Type: news