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News for 28-Jul-17

FDA Approves Two New Indications For Rituxan(R) (Rituximab) In Patients With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two additional uses for Rituxan for patients with CD20-positive, B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL).
Source: MultiVu General News

Racing for Books!
During the final 10 NEXTEL races of the season, Cheerios(R) Spoonfuls of Stories(R) and Bobby Labonte, the driver of the Cheerios #43 Dodge, are giving people another reason to cheer, as they kick off a Race for BOOKS! With every lap Labonte completes, Cheerios Spoonfuls of Stories will donate 43 books to kids in need across the country through nonprofit partner First Book(R). Depending on how many of the 3,227 total possible laps Labonte is able to complete, Cheerios Spoonfuls of Stories and First Book could distribute more than 135,000 books to disadvantaged children.
Source: MultiVu General News

Danica Patrick Revs Up Fashion Runway in Las Vegas for Tissot Swiss Watches & Marie Claire
Tissot ambassador and Indy Racing League Driver Danica Patrick will unveil the Tissot PRC 100 Diamonds watch at a fashion show run by Swiss watch brand Tissot and Marie Claire Magazine at The Fashion Mall in Las Vegas, NV, on October 6th at 1:00pm. The 20-minute show will feature the latest fall fashions and accessories. Multiple models, including Danica Patrick, will work the runway featuring the latest must-haves for the holiday season, including new Tissot Swiss watches. Patrick will fashion her PRC 100 Diamonds watch, along with her T-Touch Danica Patrick Limited Edition timepiece and a T-Wave with diamonds as well.
Source: MultiVu General News

According To A Story Issued By The Associate Press, Weight Gain, Fatigue And Cravings In Women May Be More Than Just Getting Older
For women, excess weight in the mid-section, frequent fatigue and carbohydrate cravings may be the warning signs of something more serious. A new survey commissioned by the National Women’s Health Resource Center (NWHRC) showed that 75 percent of women ages 40-65 who had not been diagnosed with, but had a family history of diabetes or heart disease reported that they experienced these symptoms. However, nearly one-third (32%) of all respondents did not know they were signs of impaired insulin function, which causes high blood sugar levels and ultimately increases the risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Source: MultiVu General News

New Coalition Of Concerned Pennsylvanians Bands Together To Keep It Local In PA!
Local elected officials, community organizations and Pennsylvania residents have joined together with the Broadband Cable Association of Pennsylvania and its member companies to form Keep It Local PA, a new coalition created to protect consumers, communities and municipalities from a statewide franchising push led by the powerful telephone companies.
Source: MultiVu General News

EA's The Godfather The Game Takes The Family Business To The Next Generation
Gamers...Rule the streets of the Big Apple in new and improved, highly-anticipated video games based on the critically-acclaimed movie by Paramount Pictures and the book by Mario Puzo.
Source: MultiVu General News

PR Newswire Named Official News Service Provider for the 2007 Chicago Auto Show
PR Newswire announced today that it has been named the official news service provider for the 2007 Chicago Auto Show.
Source: MultiVu General News

Michigan Animal Sanctuary Adopts 511 Rabbits Of "The Great Bunny Rescue Of 2006"
For animal lovers, the idea of saving homeless animals is hard to resist. But for one Nevada woman, her good intentions turned into a huge problem.
Source: MultiVu General News

New Hope For People Living With MS
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that an oral compound entering wide-spread testing is showing promise offering new hope to the 400,000 Americans living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Source: MultiVu General News

Miss Maryland 2006 Discusses Skin Cancer Prevention Tips For Teens
Miss Maryland 2006 Discusses Skin Cancer Prevention Tips For Teens
Source: MultiVu General News

Thousands Of College Students Across The Country To Get A Lesson In "Alcohol 101"
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (NCAAW) will be held October 15-21, 2006, and from video games that simulate drunk driving to beer goggles that impair vision, college kids nationwide will experience the dangers of alcohol impairment right on campus.
Source: MultiVu General News

Motorola Unites With Bono, Bobby Shriver And The Global Fund To Launch Campaign Designed To Help Fight Aids In Africa
On October 13th, 2006, Motorola, the exclusive worldwide wireless partner for (Product) Red, announced the availability of the new Red MOTORAZR. Designed specifically to support (Red), an initiative founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver to raise awareness and money for the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa. A contribution will be donated to the fund for each Red MOTORAZR sold in North America. The phones will be available in early November from Sprint and U.S. Cellular.
Source: MultiVu General News

New Joint Compound Produces 'Heavy Dust' For Less Mess And Faster Cleanup
With every home renovation or new construction project, whether done by a professional or a weekend do-it-yourselfer (DIYer), comes the inevitable mess from drywall sanding. Now there's an innovative new way to reduce airborne drywall dust with SHEETROCK(R) brand dust control joint compound from USG.
Source: MultiVu General News

Less Mess And Faster Cleanup When Renovating Your Home
With every home renovation or new construction project, whether by a professional or a weekend do it yourselfer, comes the inevitable mess from sanding drywall. But now - thanks to a new all-purpose joint compound or mud - there’s an innovative way to significantly reduce airborne drywall dust.
Source: MultiVu General News

Large Majorities Of Women Say They Have All The Information Needed To Maintain A Healthy Weight, Yet 70% Worry About Themselves Or A Family Member Being Overweight
According to the National Women's Health Resource Center's (NWHRC) second annual Women Talk national health survey, the overwhelming majority of women, regardless of age or ethnicity, understand the health risks of being overweight (97%), and agree that they have the information necessary to maintain a healthy weight (89%). Yet seven in 10 (70%) women report they are worried about themselves or a family member being overweight.
Source: MultiVu General News

Breakthrough Plasma Technology Helps Turn Back The Clock On Aging
A new technology harnesses plasma to create new life for skin at its foundation. It's a new non-surgical treatment called Portrait(R) PSR- or Plasma Skin Regeneration. It works on everything from wrinkles and sun damage to pore size and sagging skin.
Source: MultiVu General News

Hollywood Suits Tiger To A Tee
Hollywood Boulevard is not your ordinary golf course, but if you’re Tiger Woods, a hole in one is not out of the question. In front of adoring fans and golf enthusiasts, Tiger Woods made history today as the first golfer to turn the Walk of Fame into the 18th hole in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre unveiling Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07 manufactured by Electronic Arts under the EA Sports brand.
Source: MultiVu General News

Gala Benefit For Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Honors Johnny Depp, Ralph Alvarez And Others
Hollywood's brightest stars gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on Saturday, Oct. 7, for the second Noche de Niños Gala to benefit Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Oscar-nominated actor Johnny Depp, McDonald's Corporation CEO Ralph Alvarez and philanthropists Debbie and Mark Attanasio each received the "Courage to Care Award" for their commitment to children and children's charities.
Source: MultiVu General News

Mars, Incorporated Announces Partnership With The Alliance For A Healthier Generation At A Press Conference With Former President Bill Clinton And The American Heart Association
he Alliance for a Healthier Generation (the Alliance), which is a partnership between the William J. Clinton Foundation, the American Heart Association, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, joined with Mars, Incorporated and four other food industry leaders to support specific guidelines for competitive foods offered in schools.
Source: MultiVu General News

Make-A-Wish Foundation(R) Unveils A Series Of Star-Powered TV And Radio Public Service Announcements In Southern California To Support The Foundation's 2006 A Season Of Wishes(TM) Holiday Tribute And Awareness Campaign
Make-A-Wish Foundation announced today that it has teamed up with celebrities and community leaders in Southern California to create a series of compelling public service announcements (PSA) intended to convey the powerful impact that fulfilling a wish has on the lives of children stricken with life-threatening medical conditions. As part of A Season of Wishes, the Foundation's holiday season campaign to grant an unprecedented number of wishes to eligible children in Southern California. Each PSA pairs a wish child with a celebrity or public figure who imparts a heartwarming account of the child's wish being granted.
Source: MultiVu General News

Education Program Helps Families Scare Away The Flu
Halloween isn't the only scary thing right around the corner. October is also the start of flu season, and Families Fighting Flu, a group of families who experienced the loss of a child to the flu, and many Visiting Nurse Associations joined forces to say "Boo!" to the flu with a national campaign to raise awareness of the importance of flu vaccinations for children.
Source: MultiVu General News

Court TV, Beyond.com Welcome Robin Bond Esq. as a Regular Commentator on Workplace Legal Matters
Robin Bond's frequent contributions to workplace stories in leading news resources like the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Salon.com, Court TV Morning on Sirius Satellite Radio, and numerous regional television and radio programs have caught the attention of two national outlets: Court TV, seen in more than 86 million homes across the country, and Beyond.com, the largest provider of career software powering an online community of more than 11,000 niche websites. Robin will serve as a workplace legal contributor to both outlets, providing analysis on current employment law trends and topics.
Source: MultiVu General News

Ad Council joins Nation's Ocean Agency and Environmental Groups in Unprecedented Partnership to Promote Ocean Awareness
The Advertising Council announces today in partnership with the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Environmental Defense and The Walt Disney Studios' Buena Vista Worldwide Home Entertainment Division, the launch of a multi-media public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to encourage all Americans to protect the oceans from the devastation of marine debris.
Source: MultiVu General News

Western Union Begins Trading on New York Stock Exchange
One of the oldest companies in the Unites States, Western Union began in 1851 as a telegraph company, is now listing its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "WU" and will be a member of the S&P 500. With its vast distribution network of more than 270,000 agent locations in over 200 countries and territories, Western Union is well positioned to continue to be a leading provider of money transfer services in the world. Western Union President and Chief Executive Officer Christina Gold rang the opening bell at the NYSE on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, to celebrate the occasion.
Source: MultiVu General News

Disney Makes History! Magic Kingdom Opens For Only One (Very Lucky) Family As Disney Parks Kick Off 'Year of a Million Dreams'
For the first time in history, a family today had the Magic Kingdom all to themselves. They entered the park to a view never seen before by any Disney guest - Main Street, U.S.A. completely empty, no other guests, no Disney cast members, just a red carpet stretching out a welcome.
Source: MultiVu General News

Neiman Marcus Unveils The 80th Edition Of Its Legendary Christmas Book Promising A One-Of-A-Kind Gift-Giving Experience
Neiman Marcus, the specialty retailer renowned for nearly a century for its unique luxurious offerings, continues to make holiday dreams a reality as it unveils the 2006 Christmas Book today in Dallas.
Source: MultiVu General News

Beyond Internet Access
Listen in as Craig Forman, EarthLink's President of Value Added Services, discusses EarthLink's expanding products and services that go beyond Internet access and learn how it is generating revenue.
Source: MultiVu General News

New NVIDIA Graphics Processor Breathes Life into Adrianne Curry – Virtual Reality's Top Interactive Supermodel
In a move that is sure to send waves through Hollywood, model and television star Adrianne Curry and the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), have announced today they have teamed up to create the world's first real-time, virtual celebrity. This breakthrough, which is enabled by NVIDIA's new flagship graphics technology, will allow 'stars' to create and license detailed replicas of their likeness without ever having to make a physical appearance or take a photograph.
Source: MultiVu General News

Evanescence front-woman, Amy Lee promotes epilepsy awareness This is an Epilepsy Foundation podcast that will include a message from Amy Lee of Evanescence.
Evanescence front-woman, Amy Lee promotes epilepsy awareness This is an Epilepsy Foundation podcast that will include a message from Amy Lee of Evanescence.
Source: MultiVu General News

Art Institutes Sponsors Passion For Fashion Competition For High School Seniors
Think you have what it takes to be the next Stella McCartney or Zac Posen? This is your chance to prove it! American and Canadian high school seniors interested in a career in fashion are being offered the opportunity of a lifetime, as The Art Institutes announces their 2007 Passion for Fashion scholarship competition.

The grand prize winning student in both the Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing category will receive a full scholarship worth $70,000 to one of 21 Art Institute campuses in North America. In addition, each winner will receive an all expense paid trip to New York City for Fashion Week where they will spend a day with the editors of Seventeen, and be profiled in an issue of the magazine.

The theme for the second annual Passion for Fashion competition is "formal wear", and the deadline for entries is November 20, 2006.

Source: MultiVu General News

Payroll 101: Give Yourself A Raise The First Day On The Job
According to The Bureau Of Labor Statistics, two million new jobs were created last year. Many of these new jobs are being filled by college grads, moms going back to work, and even baby boomers who retired too early. These new employees can give themselves an instant raise by making voluntary payroll deductions.
Source: MultiVu General News

Thinking Outside Of The Closet
There have been technological advances in household products over the years yet little headway has been made in terms of appearance. One consumer product manufacturer however is thinking outside of the closet - literally. KONE, a new hand-held vacuum from Dirt Devil, is so stylish it can double as a home accessory.
Source: MultiVu General News

Latest Vision Correction Technologies Clearly Changing Lives
With over 1.3 million laser vision correction procedures expected this year; living and dealing with bad eyesight is a thing of the past for many Americans. From models to military pilots, being able to see better means more opportunities. For some, it's not just a new convenience, it's changing the way they live and the jobs they do so they can see more clearly.
Source: MultiVu General News

FDA Grants OTC Status To Plan B Emergency Contraceptive
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) filed by Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s wholly-owned subsidiary, Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to market the Plan B (levonorgestrel) emergency contraceptive Over-The-Counter (OTC) without a prescription for consumers 18 years of age and older, while maintaining the prescription status for women17 and younger. The Company's Plan B OTC product and the prescription product will be in the same package, which will allow for a prescription label to be adhered to the package dispensed to women age 17 and younger.
Source: MultiVu General News

Audio: New PSA Encouraging HIV Testing Features Mrs. Laura Bush, First Lady Of The United States
A new PSA, featuring Mrs. Laura Bush, has been released to raise HIV/AIDS awareness. The PSA provides information on testing and the importance of early detection and treatment in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Source: MultiVu General News

Video: New PSA Encouraging HIV Testing Features Mrs. Laura Bush, First Lady Of The United States
A new PSA, featuring Mrs. Laura Bush, has been released to raise HIV/AIDS awareness. The PSA provides information on testing and the importance of early detection and treatment in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Source: MultiVu General News

News News for 28-Jul-17

Racing for Books!

Mars, Incorporated Announces Partnership With The Alliance For A Healthier Generation At A Press Conference With Former President Bill Clinton And The American Heart Association

FDA Approves Two New Indications For Rituxan(R) (Rituximab) In Patients With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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