Health

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Allstate and Chef G. Garvin Team Up to Encourage Everyone to “Give It Up For Good” This Summer

By Savoy Staff     August 1st, 2014

This summer, Allstate is proud to announce its second year of the “Give It Up For Good” campaign, and celebrate the remarkable stories and acts of good within our local communities. Launched in 2013, the national campaign shines a spotlight on the heartwarming stories of good – giving back to the community, unexpected good deeds, [...]

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Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Salutes Celebrity Fight Night with Dramatic Expansion

By Savoy Staff     April 11th, 2014

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center is unveiling an extensive expansion that doctors say will help thousands more patients receive care. The Center is the primary beneficiary of Celebrity Fight Night, an annual fundraising gala that will be held this year in Phoenix on April 12.  [...]

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Dark and Lovely Partners with Black Girls RUN!

By Savoy Staff     March 28th, 2014

Dark and Lovely, the #1 Hair Care Brand for Women of Color in the world, is excited to announce its partnership with Black Girls RUN!, as their exclusive beauty sponsor for 2014. The mission of Black Girls RUN! is to become the leading resource and inspiration for generations of African-American women seeking to develop and [...]

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Samuel L. Jackson Appears In New Public Awareness Campaign For St. Baldrick’s Foundation And Stand Up To Cancer

By Savoy Staff     January 10th, 2014

St. Baldrick’s Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) will unveil a new print and broadcast public service announcement featuring actor Samuel L. Jackson. The PSA, entitled “In Play,” is designed to increase awareness about childhood cancers and the critical importance for infants and children, and in particular teens and young adults with childhood cancers, [...]

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Veloxis Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of ASERTAA Study of ENVARSUS in African-American Kidney Transplant Recipients

By Savoy Staff     December 11th, 2013

Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) announced dosing of the first patient in ASERTAA (A Study of Extended Release Tacrolimus in African-Americans) Phase IIIb study of ENVARSUS (formerly LCP Tacro) in kidney transplant recipients. The ASERTAA study is designed to compare the pharmacokinetics (PK) of ENVARSUS, a once-daily tacrolimus tablet, to generic twice daily tacrolimus capsules in stable African-American renal [...]

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Six Time All-Pro Linebacker Patrick Willis Joins Team Rockin’ Refuel

By Savoy Staff     September 5th, 2013

Willis relies on Rockin’ Refuel to provide the protein needed to excel on the gridiron. Rockin’ Refuel by Shamrock Farms, a complete line of protein beverages that starts with real milk and ends with real results, announced that do-everything  linebacker, Patrick Willis, is the newest member of Team Rockin’ Refuel.  Willis will be featured in Rockin’ [...]

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President and Chelsea Clinton Visit Site to See Starkey Hearing Foundation’s Global Fight against Hearing Loss

By LP Green, II     September 3rd, 2013

President Bill Clinton and Steven Sawalich, senior executive director of the Starkey Hearing Foundation, fit a patient with hearing aids at a mission in Rwanda in August 2013. The former president helps provide the gift of hearing in Zambia and Rwanda. Former President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton joined Starkey Hearing Foundation’s team of hearing professionals [...]

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Ready Pac Helps Kids Impress and Stay Healthy this Back-to-School Season

By Savoy Staff     August 16th, 2013

Studies Show Flavor Mixology and Healthy Foods with Bold Taste are Imperative to Engaging Kids during School Mealtimes Just when we finally settle into our summer routines, it’s already time for parents and kids alike to begin charting out their ever-daunting back-to-school supply list. From writing utensils to notebook themes and lunch boxes, kids always [...]

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Chic legend Niles Rodgers tweets that he’s cancer free

By Savoy Staff     July 31st, 2013

Niles Rodgers, the music legend behind Chic and bass player on the smash hit song “Get Lucky,” has another happy tune to sing. On Twitter, he has revealed that he “all clear” after years of battling prostate cancer. The 60-year-old artist was diagnosed with the disease in 2010. But according to tweets published on his [...]

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Safety Lessons Every Parent Should Teach Their Child

By Rob Dougherty     July 23rd, 2013

Parents would love to keep their children safe at all times, and to ensure that they’re always protected. Sadly, parents cannot possibly control every aspect of a child’s life. The best thing they can do is teach their children these important safety lessons, particularly in a situation where the parents can’t be there with them. [...]

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