Monthly Archives: November 2009

Get a Pap Smear! CBS Cares Gifts Holiday Wisdom to Women

With the flame up of a menorah and the bright bow of a Christmas gift, CBS Cares aired its newest public service announcement campaign on the importance of the Pap smear test during yesterday’s 60 Minutes. Building on last year’s … Continue reading

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Brooke Shields, Audrey Gruss and The Hope for Depression Research Foundation: A New Non-Profit Supports Scientific Inquiry

There will undoubtedly be news stories over the next few weeks focusing on Brooke Shield’s appearance at the Hope for Depression Research Foundation luncheon which took place in Manhattan on November 16th. Her compelling story, strong advocacy and consistent efforts … Continue reading

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Post Script to Veterans Day Event

Dear friends, visitors and bloggers: Thanks for all the good wishes received regarding yesterday’s Service Nation event. Here is a photo. It was exhilarating and humbling. The words of our servicemen and women in expressing the challenges of multiple, successive … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden open Service Nation Event: Postpartum Support International Among National Partners

This morning at George Washington University in Washington DC, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden will contribute opening remarks to the official introduction of Service Nation volunteer partnerships. Service Nation is an organization devoted to increasing volunteer efforts … Continue reading

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S.P.A.R.K.S. Center in Brookyn, NY offers hope and concrete services to women and families struggling with Postpartum Depression

S.P.A.R.K.S Center, developed by a core of community leaders passionate about preventing, detecting, and treating women who develop perinatal mood disorders, is making astounding inroads and setting high standards for community based PPD programs. Founded by Esther Koenigsburg to end … Continue reading

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