American Heart Association responds to Surgeon General’s national call to action on hypertension

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2020—American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following statement in response to today’s release of the U.S. Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Control Hypertension. The call to action highlights that hypertension… Advisories & Comments…

On The Occasion Of World Teachers’ Day, ECW, GPE, UNESCO & UNICEF Call For The Resumption Of Salary Payments For Teachers For The Coming School Year In Yemen

Yemen RSS Feed for all US Fund for UNICEF Stories and Press Releases BREAKING NEWS: American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) works hard to supply much needed assistance to consumers who are looking for a way to cut costs on…

Call To Action! 300 Demonstrators Protest National Park Service’s Plan To Kill Tule Elk & Expand Ranching In California; Your Help Is Needed Before October 18th

Photos by Tony Seghal, In Defense of Animals A crowd of 300 people gathered at a large-scale, modern dairy facility operating inside of the Point Reyes National Seashore. The demonstration was in response to the plan by the National Park Service (NPS)…

Call To Action! 300 Demonstrators Protest National Park Service’s Plan To Kill Tule Elk & Expand Ranching In California; Your Help Is Needed Before October 18th

Photos by Tony Seghal, In Defense of Animals A crowd of 300 people gathered at a large-scale, modern dairy facility operating inside of the Point Reyes National Seashore. The demonstration was in response to the plan by the National Park Service (NPS)…

Urgent Call To Action For Californians: Help Ban Use Of Cruel Rat Poison Statewide By Urging Governor Newsom To Sign Bill 1788 Into Law

As recent as last week, WAN reported on the senseless death of another bobcat that died as a result of ingesting a poisoned rodent. Sadly, deadly rat poisons are still actively being used by “pest control” companies throughout the United…

Urgent Call To Action To Help Save 450 Dying Tule Elk In The Bay Area That Are Being Deprived Of Water By Ranchers

In Defense of Animals, ForELK, TreeSpirit Project, Rancho Compasión and 50 concerned local citizens produced an eye-catching piece of artwork pictured below at Point Reyes National Seashore on Sunday, September 13th, in an effort to free trapped Tule elk. The world’s…

Civil Rights Leaders Conclude 2020 Virtual March on Washington, Amplifying Call for Police Accountability and Voter Mobilization

CONTACT: Nicole Randle, nrandle@skdknick.com FOR INTERVIEW REQUEST CONTACT: Marc Banks, dbanks@naacpnet.org, (410) 580-5701      Virtual programming on 57th anniversary of March on Washington convened politicians, activists, and performers to advance a bold Black agenda  Washington — A coalition of…

Thousands Call On The University Of Memphis To Stop Using A Live Tiger Mascot Named TOM III At Football Games And Retire Him To An Accredited Sanctuary

Photo from In Defense of Animals The University of Memphis has traveled with a live tiger as the team’s mascot to football games for more than four decades. Over the years, the University has used three tigers, who have all been named TOM (Tigers…

Urgent Call To Action! Calls Needed Tomorrow At 10AM PST To Support CA Bill That Would Ban The Possession Of Parts From Africa’s Most Iconic Species

CALL TO ACTION NEEDED TOMORROW, AUGUST 4TH, at 10AM PST! The Los Angeles Times reported on a LA trophy hunter who has been exposed for killing an endangered elephant in Africa. He’s now a target in a bid to end trophy…

Urgent Call To Action! South African Citizens Needed To Help Stop Cruel Shipment Of Up To 85,000 Sheep To The Middle East

As the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) prepares for a third court hearing on August 6th to stop the proposed shipment of between 55,000 to 85,000 live sheep to the Middle East, Humane Society International/Africa is urging South African citizens…

Closing and Call to Action, How Far Yet to Go? The Status of Women in Georgia 1970 and Today 6/18/20

ACLU of GA BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for a…

More than 200 patient groups call on Administration to take additional action to alleviate critical shortage of ventilators, PPE, ensure safety of providers, patients

Today, more than patient advocacy, medical and public health organizations sent a letter to senior Trump Administration officials, appealing to the Administration to take immediate action to alleviate the critical shortage across the nation ventilators… Advisories & Comments – American…

More than 200 patient groups call on Administration to take additional action to alleviate critical shortage of ventilators, PPE, ensure safety of providers, patients

Today, more than patient advocacy, medical and public health organizations sent a letter to senior Trump Administration officials, appealing to the Administration to take immediate action to alleviate the critical shortage across the nation ventilators… Advisories & Comments – American…

American Heart Association issues call to action to prevent venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients

Statement Highlights:  The projected annual cost of preventable hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism (VTE) is $ 7 billion to $ 10 billion per year. Most estimates place the US annual incidence of diagnosed VTE in adults at 1 to 2 per 1000…

Urgent Call To Action To Stop The Yulin Dog Meat Festival That Is Scheduled To Begin June 21st Despite Ban On The Sale Of Dog Meat

The dog meat trade tragically exists throughout China, but the annual Lychee and Dog Meat Festival in Yulin epitomizes the suffering and brutality of this cruel industry. However, a recent change in the way dogs are classified in the country gives…

Leading Health Care Groups Issue Urgent Call for Federal Action to Address Medical Equipment Shortages

  WASHINGTON, D.C., March 30, 2020 — As longstanding organizations representing and supporting those on the front lines who are risking their lives caring for the world’s most vulnerable patients, we stand united in voicing our concern over the … Advisories…

President Obama’s Call with My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Communities & Youth by Obama Foundation

Obama Foundation BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for a way…

President Obama’s Call with My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Communities & Youth by Obama Foundation

Obama Foundation BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for a way…

From Sunrise to Sunset, from Samoa to Hawaii, the International Salvation Army Responds to the General’s Call to Prayer

Salvationists and friends around the world responded with passion and compassion to the General’s call to pray for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. News The Salvation Army in Painesville,OH Receive Tribute & Medication Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

More than 200 patient groups call on Administration to take additional action to alleviate critical shortage of ventilators, PPE, ensure safety of providers, patients

Today, more than patient advocacy, medical and public health organizations sent a letter to senior Trump Administration officials, appealing to the Administration to take immediate action to alleviate the critical shortage across the nation ventilators… Advisories & Comments – American…

Urgent Call To Action! Pregnant Elephant Dies In India Days After Eating A Pineapple That Was Filled With Explosives

WAN is heartbroken to report the cruel and senseless killing of a pregnant wild elephant in Kerala, India. The elephant was believed to be 15 years old and would have given birth to her first baby.  The hungry expectant-mother left Silent Valley…

American Heart Association urges patients to quickly call 911 for chest pain or heart symptoms

Circulation Journal Report AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4 a.m. CT/5 a.m. ET, Saturday, May 2, 2020   DALLAS, May 2, 2020 — American Heart Association volunteer experts issued Temporary Emergency Guidance to STEMI Systems of Care… COVID-19…

American Heart Association issues call to action to prevent venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients

Statement Highlights:  The projected annual cost of preventable hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism (VTE) is $ 7 billion to $ 10 billion per year. Most estimates place the US annual incidence of diagnosed VTE in adults at 1 to 2 per 1000…