Former President Carter’s Cancer Battle Moves To Brain ~By John Hamilton

Former President Carter’s Cancer Battle Moves To Brain ~By John Hamilton

Atlanta, GA..Former President Jimmy Carter held a press conference this morning to deliver the news that his cancer has spread to his brain. He has four small melanoma lesions on his brain and begins his first radiation treatment this afternoon. He was upbeat, positive, honest and at times humorous 39th President of the United States […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Open Enrollment Starts Today

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Open Enrollment Starts Today

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. Over the past year, more than 10 million Americans have gained the financial security and peace of mind that comes with health insurance. More than seven million people enrolled in affordable coverage by visiting HealthCare.gov, or going to the marketplace in their state. On average, they’re paying just $82 a month for […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: What You Need To Know About Ebola

President Obama’s Weekly Address: What You Need To Know About Ebola

Washington, DC…THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody, hello! (Applause.) Thank you so much. Everybody, please have a seat. Welcome to the White House. The executive order I’ll sign in a few minutes is one that’s good for workers, it’s good for responsible employers, and it’s good for the middle class. That explains the folks who are standing […]

CDC and Frontier Airlines Announce Passenger Notification Underway

CDC and Frontier Airlines Announce Passenger Notification Underway

Dallas, TX…On the morning of Oct. 14, the second healthcare worker reported to the hospital with a low-grade fever and was isolated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that the second healthcare worker who tested positive last night for Ebola traveled by air Oct. 13, the day before she reported symptoms. Because of […]

Texas Reports Positive Test for Ebola in a Health Care Worker

Texas Reports Positive Test for Ebola in a Health Care Worker

Dallas, TX…A healthcare worker at Texas Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the index patient has tested positive for Ebola according to preliminary tests by the Texas Department of State Health Services’ laboratory. The patient was isolated after the initial report of a fever and remains so now. Confirmation testing at the Centers for Disease […]

Safeway Inc. and The Safeway Foundation Fundraising Campaign to Support Programs for People with Disabilities

Safeway Inc. and The Safeway Foundation Fundraising Campaign to Support Programs for People with Disabilities

Pleasanton , Calif.  — Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) and The Safeway Foundation launched a campaign that will fund important programs that assist people with special needs. Through the Support for People with Disabilities campaign, during the month of August, Safeway customers will be able to donate to Easter Seals, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and […]

O.A.R.S.’ Wine on the River Series Pairs Vineyards and Gourmet Presentations With Multi-Day Rafting Expeditions

O.A.R.S.’ Wine on the River Series Pairs Vineyards and Gourmet Presentations With Multi-Day Rafting Expeditions

ANGELS CAMP, CA – Due to popular demand, veteran outfitter O.A.R.S. has announced a second departure of their six-day gourmet wine tasting trip on Idaho’sMiddle Fork of the Salmon River Sept. 5–10. After selling out the company’s scheduled departure on Aug. 27, this brand-new trip combines world-class scenery and renowned whitewater with chef-prepared gourmet meals, award-winning Idaho wines […]

Covered California Accepting Applications for $16.9 Million in Grants for New Enrollment and Education Program

Covered California Accepting Applications for $16.9 Million in Grants for New Enrollment and Education Program

Sacramento, Ca — Covered California™ has announced its intent to award up to $16.9 million in grants for the launch of its Navigator Program, the next phase in the agency’s outreach, education and enrollment efforts. Covered California will award grants to educate consumers about Covered California health insurance plans and about how to obtain financial […]

Overwhelming Response to Call for Project Applications Promoting Biking, Walking, and a Healthier California

Overwhelming Response to Call for Project Applications Promoting Biking, Walking, and a Healthier California

Sacramento, Ca – Caltrans is in the process of reviewing hundreds of applications due to an overwhelming response to its call for applications for projects that promote biking and walking. The 770 applications – more than half benefiting disadvantaged communities – have been received from cities and counties throughout California, totaling nearly $1 billion in project […]