Health

Sami Inkinen on his bold plan to cure type 2 diabetes forever

 It’s a bold claim. Most treatment plans offer to help those with the disease manage it, not get rid of it. But Inkinen, with zero medical background, believes he’s found a way to wholly eradicate diabetes for good. The secret is as simple as a low-carb diet. It seems pretty obvious — cut out the sugar and bad carbs and your diabetes will get better. But that’s easier… Read More

Giving Compass Partners With Mia Hamm To Level The Playing Field For Girls

Giving Compass, the first-of-its-kind online portal aggregating information to help people to give with impact, is partnering with Mia Hamm to raise awareness in a social share campaign benefitting the Mia Hamm Foundation starting August 21, 2017. In an effort to attract new visitors to www.givingcompass.org, Giving Compass is donating $5,000 to the Mia Hamm Foundation based on 1,000 or more pictures shared. Celebrities, athletes, corporate citizens, and men and women across the US are encouraged to join the initiative, centered on Women’s Equality Day, August 26th by using the hashtag #WomensEqualityDay. “As a mother of two girls, there is nothing more important to me than giving them the opportunity to have a level playing field,” says Mia Hamm, Soccer great and fou...

Sofia Carson And Andy Grammar Join TJ Martell Foundation Family Day

The TJ Martell Foundation is announcing today that Hollywood/Republic Records recording artist and Disney Channel star, Sofia Carson, will headline the organization’s 8th Annual Family Day Celebration in Los Angeles at The Grove on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 12p.m. – 4p.m. PT. Families can enjoy fantastic food, a live auction, live music, games, prizes and other carnival activities while raising funds for cancer research. Tickets and sponsorship packages are available now and can be purchased here. L.A. Family Day will kick off with the Spirit of Excellence Awards Dinner on Monday, October 2 at the Luxe Hotel -Sunset, and presented by Live Nation. The evening event will include an elegant dinner, silent auction, a live performance by Grammy Nominated Artist Andy Grammer...

Sofia Carson And Andy Grammar Join TJ Martell Foundation Family Day

The TJ Martell Foundation is announcing today that Hollywood/Republic Records recording artist and Disney Channel star, Sofia Carson, will headline the organization’s 8th Annual Family Day Celebration in Los Angeles at The Grove on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 12p.m. – 4p.m. PT. Families can enjoy fantastic food, a live auction, live music, games, prizes and other carnival activities while raising funds for cancer research. Tickets and sponsorship packages are available now and can be purchased here. L.A. Family Day will kick off with the Spirit of Excellence Awards Dinner on Monday, October 2 at the Luxe Hotel -Sunset, and presented by Live Nation. The evening event will include an elegant dinner, silent auction, a live performance by Grammy Nominated Artist Andy Grammer...

Spotlight: Starkey Hearing Foundation’s Celebrity Supporters

Starkey Hearing Foundation is the Global Leader in the Gift of Hearing, delivering more than 50,000 hearing aids annually through hearing missions in 86 countries. Founded by William F. Austin in 1984 with the vision So the World May Hear, countless numbers of lives are touched by better hearing through SHF missions. With the goal to heighten social consciousness on the importance of hearing, Starkey Hearing Foundation launched a Hearing Conservation program, Sound Matters, to educate the public about responsible listening. Today the Foundation is sustained by the selfless efforts of volunteers and donors spanning the globe. Since 2000, the Foundation has distributed more than 305,420 hearing aids to those in need around the world. How you can help People interested in helping the Foundati...

IBM has launched a study on the human microbiome and its role in disease

 How the bugs in our gut and elsewhere on our body affect our overall health still remains largely a mystery. But IBM is hoping to shed some light on the human microbiome and its role in autoimmune diseases using crowdsourced supercomputers through its World Community Grid. IBM has partnered up with the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, University of… Read More

IBM has launched a study on the human microbiome and its role in disease

 How the bugs in our gut and elsewhere on our body affect our overall health still remains largely a mystery. But IBM is hoping to shed some light on the human microbiome and its role in autoimmune diseases using crowdsourced supercomputers through its World Community Grid. IBM has partnered up with the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, University of… Read More

Newman’s Own Celebrates 35 Years Of Giving

It was on August 25, 1982, that Newman’s Own shipped its first bottles of salad dressing. The late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman, launched the company with his homemade recipe salad dressing, declaring that all profits would go to charity. Now, 35 years later, the company has more than 300 products with 100% of the profits continuing to help charities around the world. “When Paul started Newman’s Own, some people wondered if the company could survive if it gave all its profits away,” said Bob Forrester, President and CEO of Newman’s Own Foundation and Executive Chairman of Newman’s Own. “Now, Newman’s Own is considered the exemplary philanthropic enterprise, which has helped thousands of nonprofit organizations, worldwide. In fact...

Newman’s Own Celebrates 35 Years Of Giving

It was on August 25, 1982, that Newman’s Own shipped its first bottles of salad dressing. The late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman, launched the company with his homemade recipe salad dressing, declaring that all profits would go to charity. Now, 35 years later, the company has more than 300 products with 100% of the profits continuing to help charities around the world. “When Paul started Newman’s Own, some people wondered if the company could survive if it gave all its profits away,” said Bob Forrester, President and CEO of Newman’s Own Foundation and Executive Chairman of Newman’s Own. “Now, Newman’s Own is considered the exemplary philanthropic enterprise, which has helped thousands of nonprofit organizations, worldwide. In fact...

Muscular Dystrophy Association Mourns The Passing Of Jerry Lewis

The Muscular Dystrophy Association has made a statement following the passing of Jerry Lewis. “The Muscular Dystrophy Association is deeply saddened by the death of beloved comedian, performer, humanitarian and former MDA telethon star and national chairman Jerry Lewis,” wrote R. Rodney Howell, M.D., MDA Chairman of the Board. "MDA would not be the organization it is today if it were not for Jerry’s tireless efforts on behalf of “his kids.” His enthusiasm for finding cures for neuromuscular disease was matched only by his unyielding commitment to see the fight through to the end. Jerry’s efforts on the annual MDA Telethon transformed the broadcast into an American tradition each Labor Day weekend for 45 years. “MDA and the families we serve wil...

Muscular Dystrophy Association Mourns The Passing Of Jerry Lewis

The Muscular Dystrophy Association has made a statement following the passing of Jerry Lewis. “The Muscular Dystrophy Association is deeply saddened by the death of beloved comedian, performer, humanitarian and former MDA telethon star and national chairman Jerry Lewis,” wrote R. Rodney Howell, M.D., MDA Chairman of the Board. "MDA would not be the organization it is today if it were not for Jerry’s tireless efforts on behalf of “his kids.” His enthusiasm for finding cures for neuromuscular disease was matched only by his unyielding commitment to see the fight through to the end. Jerry’s efforts on the annual MDA Telethon transformed the broadcast into an American tradition each Labor Day weekend for 45 years. “MDA and the families we serve wil...

Cambridge Cancer Genomics offers a better way to gauge effective cancer treatments

 John Cassidy’s family has been at the forefront of cancer research for three generations now. The Cambridge-educated co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of cancer diagnostics company Cambridge Cancer Genomics was just following in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps when he took up researching the disease in college. Cassidy’s father was head of cancer therapies… Read More