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The Pointer Sisters' Gala includes a gift to Birmingham Civil Rights Institute by UABNews Posted Thu 31 Mar 2011 3:26pm This Friday UAB’s Alys Stephens Center will welcome The Pointer Sisters as the stars of their annual Viva Health Starlight Gala. The Grammy Award-winning pop group will perform at 8:30 p.m., and concert-goers have the option of joining a special pre-show dinner or fun post-show party. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the programs and ... Read on »
The Institutes by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 5:43pm A post from Hector.... When Andres was born, my sister Silvia and brother-in-law Carlos did what every parent in such a situation would do- they tried to learn as much as possible about what having a child with Down syndrome entails. Eighteen years ago, it was not as easy as today simply because the Internet was not around, so it all came d ... Read on »
The Love of a Sister... by TiffanyAndLupus Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 May 2010 1:35am These days it's often difficult to stay updated when you're always on the go, which for me means endless doctors appointments, Lupus support group meetings, as well as Lupus awareness meetings galore! Behold! That's when thee online social networks come in to save the day! Twitter and Facebook always help keep me updated on the newest Lupus up ... Read on »
First Sister Study Results Reinforce the Importance of Healthy Living by nih.gov Posted Mon 16 Mar 2009 1:00pm NIH RADIO First Sister Study Results Reinforce the Importance of Healthy Living Download (http://helix.od.nih.gov/nihradio/20090409sister.mp3)   Transcript (http://www.nih.gov/news/radio/apr2009/20090409sister.htm) Speaker: Dale P. Sandler, Ph.D. Chief of ... Read on »
Sister Study Exceeds Recruitment Goal: Now the Real Work Begins by nih.gov Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 7:00am The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, has many reasons to celebrate this October as it recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The NIEHS Sister Study began recruiting women for this landmark study during Breast Cancer Awareness month in October 2004 ... Read on »
6 years the couple left the twins sisters won the Dutch act on community support.txt by susan Posted Wed 28 Mar 2012 3:38am Relatives: learning from independent schools: funding two people to the high school the day before Beats Headphones yesterday afternoon, the educational children's Research Institute principal Xu and Mao came to two siblings home condolences to them and several relatives. Principal Xu is also presented, they are currently and Lok Primary School a j ... Read on »
French Convent accepts sisters with Down syndrome by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted Sat 31 Oct 2009 11:00pm The following is a rough translation of a beautiful article on a French Benedictine community which embraces vocations from women with Down syndrome. The quote from the Mother Superior is something that I have often thought; our children cannot sin, no wonder they have such an amazing connection with God. Why shouldn't they be religious? We have a ... Read on »
Sister Joanne Marie Kliebhan by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 21 Nov 2005 12:00am Sister Joanne Marie Kliebhan, a long-time and resourceful advocate for children with disabilities, died 13 November 2005 in Milwaukee (WI, US) at 80 years of age. My colleague Janet Lerner has written these notes of remembrance. Sister Joanne Marie Kliebhan 1925-2005 Sister Joanne Marie Kliebhan was a very early advocate of E ... Read on »
Secretary Chu California Institute of Technology Commencement Address by US Dept of Agriculture Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 9:00pm As Prepared for Delivery Before I begin, I want to offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Brian Go and Jackson Wang and to the entire Caltech community. Tragedies like this touch us all.  President Chameau, trustees, faculty, friends, family, and especially the new graduates, I ... Read on »
Why we like the institution director: by meredith Patient Expert Posted Sun 17 Oct 2010 11:36am Though we were hurt by the decision he made not to allow us to adopt, we have never spoken ill of the institution director.  There’s a good reason for that.  He’s really not a bad guy. Yes, he turned down our adoption of Aleksa 2 1/2 years ago. Yes, he had a very strong personality and was pretty intimidating. Yet, in the great s ... Read on »