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Aramark and the American Cancer Society Help Congreso Address Critical Women's Health Issues in Philadelphia

Por Nosotras program provides community outreach on the importance of breast and cervical screenings
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PHILADELPHIA, May 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Congreso today announced that it will increase breast and cervical cancer screening rates for women in high-need communities in Philadelphia through a $50,000 contribution from Aramark and the American Cancer Society. The funds will be used to conduct community outreach on the importance of breast and cervical screenings in the Congreso service area, where women have lower rates of screenings than elsewhere in the city.

Changing Women's Lives through Fistula Repair Surgery

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In developing areas of the world with little access to healthcare, complications during childbirth can have lasting effects. For many women, obstructed or prolonged labor can lead not only to the tragic loss of a child, but also to health complications such as obstetric fistula.

JK Group Goes Red to Raise Lifesaving Funds for Women’s Heart Health

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Philanthropy and corporate giving are at the heart of what we do (pardon the pun). So as you can imagine, nothing gets JK Group’s tickers pumping more than a chance to give back! Recently, we had the opportunity to show a little love for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign. The campaign’s goal is to spread the word about the life saving importance of healthy choices in order to combat heart disease, the number one killer of women.

Calcium Plus Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Reduce Joint Symptoms in Postmenopausal Women

According to new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Philadelphia, PA, August 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A team of investigators systematically analyzed the effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on joint symptoms in a rigorous and controlled study of postmenopausal women. They found that supplementation did not reduce the severity of joint symptoms reported by the participants. Their results are published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Don’t Call It A Comeback

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We’ve been here for years.

50 years in fact. Help us continue our 50 year legacy of giving back to the community by helping us win $10,000 for The Mary Kay Foundation in the Social Madness National Challenge contest from the Dallas Business Journal.

We are in the third round of this national competition, and we need your vote to make it to round four. (We were on the ropes Monday and didn’t know if we would advance. Thanks to the ‘Pink Nation,’ we rallied from behind and made a comeback.) Needless to say, we need your vote now more than ever to stay in the contest! 

Ovarian Cancer Metastases Influenced by Factors in Target Tissues

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Philadelphia, PA, July 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Cancer researchers have wondered why ovarian cancer cells are so attracted to the abdominal cavity, especially the omentum, with the hope that such an understanding could lead to better disease management or even prevention.  Results from a series of experiments suggest a two-step model of omental colonization in which i) cancer cells are attracted to and lodge within immune cell-containing structures known as milky spots, and ii) fat storage cells (adipocytes) fuel cancer cell growth and spread.  This study is scheduled for publication in the A

BSR Launches Online Platform to Create Training Materials on Women’s Health in Developing Countries

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San Francisco, May 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ — BSR’s new online tool will help educators in developing countries create culturally accurate training materials on a variety of health topics for women working in factories and farms.

Verizon Foundation Healthcare Program Puts New Technologies in Patients Hands

Maryland Physician Magazine's Tracy M. Fitzgerald reports on foundation's healthcare investment
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By:  Tracy M. Fitzgerald

The Scene: Week of May 6

The Washington Post Reports on City Events the Week of May 6th
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The Society for Women’s Health Research hosted its annual gala at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel to celebrate and highlight technological advances in women’s health. Nearly 600 people attended, including Surgeon General Regina M.

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