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At the Emmy Awards last night, when actor Aaron Paul won the Best Supporting award, he used the platform to publicize his wife Lauren Parsekian’s charity, the Kind Campaign. The fund raises awareness about girl-on-girl bullying in an effort to halt the negative and lasting effects of girl-against-girl “crime.” http://www.kindcampaign.com #Suicide #SuicideAwareness #Bullying #AntiBullying #EatingDisorder #Anorexia #Depression
Janet Dennis received a heart transplant 9 years ago. At the age of 50, she became an athlete. She competed in her first US Transplant Games and received her first Silver Medal not even a year after receiving her new heart. Janet has been to five US Transplant Games and three World Transplant Games traveling to Australia, Sweden and South Africa. Janet has received 22 medals in the following events: swimming, shot put, discus, long jump, and javelin. She is active in the support organization WomenHeart. www.womenheart.org/default.asp?page=Aug_MeetWHC_JDennis
#HeartDisease #WomenHeart #WomensHealth #Heart #Cardiology #HeartTransplant #ICD
September heralds the launch of “Team Dystonia,” a collective awareness effort spearheaded by a group of Dystonia organizations to paint the month a bright shade of orange and raise awareness. Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/TeamDystonia. #Dystonia #DystoniaAwareness #DystoniaResearch #TeamDystonia
The Scleroderma Foundation recently gave a Lifetime Achievement Award to Virginia D. Steen, MD, of Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. She is recognized internationally as a leading expert in scleroderma, and has been a longtime ally of the organization. She is pictured here with Foundation CEO Robert J. Riggs. http://www.scleroderma.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=11201#.U_s6VSSfhNl #Scleroderma #SclerodermaAwareness #SclerodermaResearch #RareDisease #RareDisorder #RarePOV #AutoimmuneDisease HT @sclerodermaus