Saturday, March 9th, 2013. 8:00am - 4:30pm Alberta, Canada This will be a rare opportunity to bring together Canadians with porphyria, their family members, medical professionals and researchers. Please join them at this exciting conference!
It might sound counterintuitive, but not every patient comes to Dana-Farber for cancer treatment. For example, the Institute’s experts regularly see patients seeking help with benign (non-cancerous) blood disorders. Benign blood disorders such as anemia and sickle cell disease are often treated at cancer centers because such institutions are home …
West Students Participate in United Way Education Day of Caring
iJAG and Mr. Massey’s Computer Science classes participated in the United Way Education Day of Caring. The students met one-on-one with local business professionals in an Employability Skills Workshop. Each student met with one professional to discuss his/her resume, met with another professional to perform a mock interview, and got to speak with them about what it takes to get and keep a career. Each student…
10 articles you should read on National Education Day
Every year on May 2, the birthday of Indonesian educationalist Ki Hajar Dewantara, the archipelago commemorates National Education Day.
How Overcoming a Rare Blood Disorder Made Shelby Houlihan a Tougher Runner
As a child, it left her fatigued, anemic, and sickly. Here’s how she became the fastest American woman in the 5K.
Robin Roberts' rare blood disorder: What is myelodysplastic syndrome?
Five years ago, celebrated television anchor Robin Roberts beat breast cancer, but Monday on Good Morning America, Roberts revealed that she has myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) -- a type of bone marrow disease with around 12,000 new cases diagnosed each year, according to the American Cancer Society.
Learn VC 101 at Angel Venture Fair Education Day
What are VCs looking for these days? Here's how to get that term sheet.
Marietta Dentists Announce Patient Education Day on Friday, May 16, 20
Marietta, GA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The dentists at Verde Pointe Dental Associates want every patient to be informed about the dentistry they need and options available. On Friday, May 16, Drs. K
Safford Education Travelers: Day 10 — Strasbourg, Versailles and Paris
The following article is the sixth of nine installments about the adventures of the Safford Educational Travelers. The group traveled with Explorica, an educational travel company, to Germany, Switzerland, Austria,
Education World: Constitution Day Lessons and Resources
Planning to celebrate Constitution Day? Education World has gathered the perfect lessons and resources.
What you may have missed: Macon County Fair, rain, early childhood education, YMCA, Flag Day and
Why Banks and Politicians Can’t Stop Picking on Supposedly Useless College Majors
This past weekend, Wells Fargo issued a public apology after its marketing campaign for something called Teen Financial Education Day suggested that an ...
Why Speed Matters: Nick's First Pitch
Just like any other 13-year-old baseball fan, Nick had dreams of one day making it to the majors. But being diagnosed with a rare blood disorder put that dre...
How one Portland family faces sickle cell disease: together
Rolunda Jefferson and her five children, ages 4 to 17, are the embodiment of resiliency against a blood disorder that is a lifelong burden, say those who know them.
Scientists find evidence of how incurable cancer develops
Researchers in the West Midlands have made a breakthrough in explaining how an incurable type of blood cancer develops from an often symptomless prior blood disorder.
Why back pain sufferers should lift weights
For back pain sufferers, it may sound counterintuitive to weight train, but the truth is frequent weight training can actually improve your symptoms and decrease your pain. In fact, a University of Alberta study found that total body strength training and conditioning offered a 28 percent increase in quality of life for back pain sufferers. In addition, physical and mental well-being also improved.
Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation’s awareness walk set for Sept. 10
The Orangeburg Area Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation is poised to break the silence surrounding the incurable and sometimes painful blood disorder with its third annual awareness walk.
NPAW! What is it?
National Porphyria Awareness Week 2015 National Porphyria Awareness Week (NPAW) April 11-18, 2015 is the week that the APF collab...
What The CDC's VAERS Database Reveals About "Adverse" Post-Vaccine Reactions
The CDC's Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) revealed reports of blood clots and other related blood disorders associated with all three vaccines approved in the US...
Want to know the chances of a drug being approved by the FDA? Look at this study and see what...
New York Lawyer reveals study that drugs which target blood disorders have the greatest chance of being approved while cancer drugs have the smallest chance.
What is Sickle-Cell Disease?
Sickle-cell disease is an inherited blood disorder in which red blood cells are abnormally shaped like a sickle or crescent, which decreases their ability to move through blood vessels smoothly.